Askernish golf course and beach

Isle of Eriskay painting by Aska

DAY 3 This wasn’t the next official camping site along the Hebridean Way but a life-saving spot for me. A short detour off the main road and I discover a stunning stretch of South Uist coastline. What turned out to be the best location with a view, the best spot for doing some pleinair painting…

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Cycle for the ferry to Eriskay

Isle of Barra airport

DAY 2 Cycle for the ferry to Eriskay The landscape of Barra has proven a little more hilly than I’d imagined with houses scattered in between. I always wanted to see the Hebridean houses with red roofs. To my joy, I found those while cycling to the northwest side of Barra towards the Barra airport.…

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Outer Hebrides, bicycle and a tent

Outer Hebrides by bike and tent

This cycle isn’t going to be the one of a professional cyclist aiming to finish the whole Hebridean Way in 2,3 days time. My aim is to explore the Islands landscape, do watercolour sketches and observe how the landscape is changing. Timescale 3-10/09/2021 Fairly soon I become aware of how far I can cycle in…

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January bright blues 2021 on the isle of mull

Tobermory winter 2021

Winter differ to summer on Mull While in the summer season the island is bustling with commotion, winter peaceful and tranquil. The island is quiet, visitors leave and it’s possible to hear “complete silence”. Immerse yourself in the stunning vast landscape. You can see more photos of Tobermory in a winter in my Facebook page…

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Rich to be famous?

Scottish-Island-Art-at-The-Brick-Lane-Gallery-exhibition.

I am going to share some news with you both exciting and controversial at the same time. First hand news of Scottish Island Art experience of the art world as we perceive it today. Or as I thought I was. The exciting news is that I have been asked by one of the galleries in…

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Poland – homeland of golden sunsets.

Sunset in Poland

Scottish Island Art sharing travel inspirations and reflections. My summer visit to Poland. Only just managed to see the golden bales of hay, all ready and waiting in line to be picked up. Winter feed for cows. The harvested grains will be made into bread. Contrasting dark clouds over the golden fields. Looking like a…

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Mull art with a difference – THE special OFFER fundraiser

scottish island art new website and blog

I have a new website open now. Hurrah! You’ll find my Island landscape paintings and new artwork made with resin. My Island lockdown series. To celebrate opening of the new website and to make a difference with my art, I am offering a large limited edition of 25 ONLY giclee prints of my Commemorative 2020…

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Art making and rainbow during Covid 19 lockdown

Lismore rainbow painting

Title ” Lismore Rainbow – a sign of peace, hope and a promise” There are ONLY 25 large limited edition giclee prints of the painting I am donating half of the funds raised to Glen Iosal. Towards creating outdoor area where tenants can sit out and socialise. The painting was inspired by the last few…

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Don’t be afraid of a challenge

At the top of Buachaille Etive More Glencoe

Our approach was from the South-East side of the mountain with a clear path, crossing a bridge and steadily climbing up. This meant to be more difficult way to go up the Buachaille. Compared to the more steady path on the East side. As we discovered soon the path turned into a scramble and we…

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Glencoe memories – painting inspirations

Rannoch Moor from Buachaille

As one still weight’s pros and cons of travelling in this difficult time of Covid 19 I am going back to my very fond memories of last year’s summer holidays,  very inspiring for new paintings. Sharing it with you. Last year in July myself and my son spend most amazing few  days in Glencoe. Filled…

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