Realising my need to learn the basics of watercolour painting, I attended a workshop with Harry in Waterford. The effortlessness with which I seemed to learn new techniques was, of course, due to his talent as a teacher. After the two days I felt that maybe I might become “an artist” – someday. Since then I have painted many pictures, with varying degrees of success. Again and again, the better parts show echoes of that workshop in Dungarvan –