oban ii

From the deck of the ferry to Mull, Oban is a layer cake of Victorian architecture. Bay-fronted villas wind up the hill from the hotels and distillery on the Esplanade to the Colosseum-like McCaig’s Tower. Linocut Image size 20x30cm Edition:30 Sold out

Red Oban linocut

oban

From the deck of the ferry to Mull, Oban is a layer cake of Victorian architecture. Bay-fronted villas wind up the hill from the hotels and distillery on the Esplanade to the Colosseum-like McCaig’s Tower. Linocut Image size 20x30cm Varied edition:52 Sold out We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us. -winston churchill

what the victorians did for oban

Oban owes much to the Victorians, who turned a quiet fishing village into a busy gateway to Hebridean tourist attractions.  Much Oban architecture is Victorian, from the colosseum-like McCaig’s Tower dominating the skyline, to the villas clinging to the hillside and the hotels lining the esplanade. Linocut Image size 278x180mm Edition:30 Sold out I want…

tiree shell sand

Tiree is the most westerly island of the Inner Hebrides.  Compact and bijou – about twelve miles long and three miles wide – the island is a gem, with miles of white shell sand beaches surrounded by the Atlantic in all its blue-green glory. Acrylic Image size 203x609x38mm Sold

genesis

With a nod to Rothko … For Mick & Diane Acrylic Image size 150x50cm Evening came, and morning came, the sixth day. Thus the heavens and the earth and everything in them were completed. -the book of genesis