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I commissioned Diarmaid to paint two pieces for me over the past year and to say that he surpassed my expectations would be an understatement. The pieces were given as gifts and now hang in pride of place in the recipients homes.A joy to deal with ...

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Helen Quealy
Diarmaid's Oil painting for beginners day workshop was such a fun and informative way to spend a few hours. I learned all the basics I needed to begin experimenting with oils. Diarmaid is such a talented artist and he has an amazing ability to support and guide his students in ...

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Niamh Lenihan
My wife is a two-time cancer survivor and for her boxing gloves resemble the fighter in her. So I asked Diarmaid paint an image with boxing gloves. The level of detail in the painting is something else and my wife loves it. Diarmaid was a gent to deal with and ...

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Sean O'Brien
Diarmaid’s classes have been so enjoyable and informative from beginning to end. He gives such great, in-depth and understandable explanations about the hows and whys of painting. Even for complete beginners, we made such progress in only a short number of weeks. A really positive and fun atmosphere to work ...

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Shane O'Connell
Couldn't recommend Diarmaid's classes highly enough. He is so friendly, welcoming and helpful and really encourages you along the way. I was nervous about the classes at first but by the end of the 6 weeks I'm feeling much more confident with my painting skills and have a lovely little ...

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Ciara Parsons
I have two commissioned pieces by Diarmaid and every time I look at them I am in awe of their detail and beauty. One is a family portrait and the other is of our beloved dog Abbie. They are both prominently displayed in our home and are constantly commented on ...

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Tracey Kelly Erazo
Diarmaid O'Sullivan has been an artist that I have followed for some years now. I own three pieces by him and have commissioned two additional pieces, this year, as gifts for loved ones.Diarmaid's ability to capture the perfect amount of detail and expression in a painting makes every piece feel ...

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Amy Walsh
As someone with no previous experience of painting I can't recommend Diarmuid's oil painting classes highly enough. He is an incredible teacher and is extremely passionate about what he does. He is very friendly, welcoming, encouraging and supportive to both the experienced artists and the beginners and there is always ...

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Marion Troy
I took an incredible amount away from Diarmaid's classes and would describe them as educational, inspiring and lots of fun! Diarmaid is a natural born teacher and a true master at his craft. As someone who loves art and draws as a hobby, I found that Diarmaid's infectious passion opened ...

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Emer Costello
I was looking for a birthday present for my parents, unfortunately our family pet of fifteen years had just passed away. I decided a painting of our lost family member would immortalise him forever. Diarmuid did a fantastic job capturing his character with a beautiful oil painting and it will ...

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