Contemporary Artist Interview: Feargal Doyle
by Angela Cappetta
In his paintings
We all know how challenging water color technique is. How have you managed to master it so fluidly?
What is the story your fine art subject matter tells?
- Teasing the content out of my subconscious to find the relevant subject matter.
- Knowing the subject tends to depict themes that are significant to me personally.
- Perhaps there is a need to examine a city, a place in nature, an artifact, a loved one, being a parent, the gratitude of finding a home, and so on.
- Although there are certain themes that crop up frequently, like Thai jungles, or Ireland, each painting has its own story.
Because of the size of some of your pieces, are you able to make one at a time, or several at once?
Tell us about your training as a fine artist.
What else do you want us to know?
Moving on to painting