in the midnight hour

Being a night owl, this is a familiar view of Oban …. McCaig’s Tower, with lace curtains. Screenprint Image size 9x27cm Edition: 6 £45 The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind. -einstein

markers of human endeavour #1 - monoprint

markers of human endeavour

The ancient landscape of Argyll, with its many standing stones, cairns, cists, cup & ring marks, henge monuments, forts, duns & crannogs, is a testament to the effort expended by the prehistoric people of the area.  The purpose of the stones is unknown: these sites could have been built for ceremonial or commemorative reasons, or…

ceremony iv textile panel

ceremony iv

Argyll’s landscape contains many prehistoric standing stone arrangements, carved rocks, and cairns.  The purpose of these monuments is not known for certain, but they were likely to play a part in important ceremonies. Textile panel 20″x20″ £100

ceremony iii textile panel

ceremony iii

Argyll’s landscape contains many prehistoric standing stone arrangements, carved rocks, and cairns.  The purpose of these monuments is not known for certain, but they were likely to play a part in important ceremonies. Textile panel 20″x20″ £100

earth dreaming textile panel

earth dreaming

Argyll’s landscape contains many prehistoric standing stone arrangements, carved rocks, and cairns.  This panel features some standing stones. Textile panel 20″x20″ Sold A dream you dream alone is only a dream.  A dream you dream together is reality. -john lennon

ceremony i textile panel

ceremony i

Argyll’s landscape contains many prehistoric standing stone arrangements, carved rocks, and cairns. The purpose of these monuments is not known for certain, but they were likely to play a part in important ceremonies. Textile panel 20″x20″ £100

because it's there - linocut

because it's there

… one of many good reasons for climbing the hill to McCaig’s Tower in Oban.  Others include to look at the view and to visit my studio. Block print 96x88mm Varied edition: 30 prints Sold out “Because it’s there.” George Mallory, on being asked why he wanted to climb Everest

because it's there - linocut

because it’s there

… one of many good reasons for climbing the hill to McCaig’s Tower in Oban.  Others include to look at the view and to visit my studio. Block print 96x88mm Varied edition: 30 prints Sold out “Because it’s there.” George Mallory, on being asked why he wanted to climb Everest

achnabreck - cyanotype

achnabreck

There are several extensive carved rock outcrops at Achnabreck.  Some of the cup and ring markings are very large, containing up to nine rings with a diameter of almost a metre. Cyanotype c. 8x17cm £30

Time signature - Kilmartin textile panel

time signature

Kilmartin Glen is one of the richest ancient landscapes in Scotland. Sometimes you can hear those ancient hills sing …. Textile panel c. 86x61cm £270 Kuzco: So, you lied to me. Pacha: I did? Kuzco: Yeah. You said when the sun hits this ridge just right, these hills sing. Well, pal, I was dragged all…

ancient land viii

ancient land viii

Kilmartin Glen is one of the richest ancient landscapes in Scotland, with many standing stones, cairns, cists, cup & ring marks, henge monuments, forts, duns & crannogs. And I live here. Textile panel c. 30x56cm Sold

ancient land vii - textile panel

ancient land vii

Kilmartin Glen is one of Scotland’s most important archaeological landscapes, with over 800 significant sites and monuments dating back over 5000 years. And I live here. This panel features the Kilmartin Glen linear cemetery & some standing stones. Textile panel c.27x65cm £90

ancient land vi

ancient land vi

Kilmartin Glen is one of Scotland’s most important archaeological landscapes, with over 800 significant sites and monuments dating back over 5000 years. And I live here. Textile panel c. 19x71cm Sold

ancient land v

ancient land v

Kilmartin Glen is one of Scotland’s most important archaeological landscapes, with over 800 significant sites and monuments dating back over 5000 years. And I live here. Textile panel c.18x65cm Sold

ancient land 04

ancient land iv

Kilmartin Glen is one of Scotland’s most important archaeological landscapes, with over 800 significant sites and monuments dating back over 5000 years. And I live here. Textile panel c. 19x71cm Sold

ancient land ii

ancient land ii

Kilmartin Glen is one of Scotland’s most important archaeological landscapes, with over 800 significant sites and monuments dating back over 5000 years. And i live here. This panel features some standing stones and the Kilmartin Glen three mile long linear cemetary – the five aligned cairns at Glebe, Nether Largie and Ri Cruin. Textile panel…

Song of the setting sun - Inveraray linocut

song of the setting sun

Inveraray is a small town on the western shore of Loch Fyne. I see this view regularly, when travelling home to Oban via Glasgow.  And I know then I’m almost home. Linocut 40x15cm “The sky broke like an egg into full sunset and the water caught fire.” -pamela hansford johnson

Entering the west - Inveraray linocut

entering the west

Inveraray is a small town on the western shore of Loch Fyne.  I see this view regularly, when travelling home to Oban via Glasgow.  And then I know I’m almost home. Linocut 40x13cm Lay down your sweet and weary head Night is falling You’ve come to journey’s end Sleep now and dream of the ones…

Skye boat song - collage

boat song

Collage, featuring a map of Skye, screen-printed birds, silver plated copper, washi paper peaks and the lyrics of the Skye Boat Song. Collage & screenprint 40x14cm £120, framed Speed, bonnie boat, like a bird on the wing, Onward! the sailors cry. -skye boat song

iolair

iolair

Collage, featuring a map of Skye, screen-printed boats, washi paper birds, origami paper waves, net, palladium, silver plated copper and the music & lyrics of the Skye Boat Song.  Iolair is Gaelic for eagle. Collage & screenprint 30x30cm For Janet Speed, bonnie boat, like a bird on the wing, Onward! the sailors cry. -skye boat…

speed bonnie boats

speed bonnie boats

Collage, featuring a map of Skye, screen-printed boats, washi paper birds, origami paper waves, net, palladium, silver plated copper and the music & lyrics of the Skye Boat Song. Collage & screenprint 27x27cm Sold Speed, bonnie boat, like a bird on the wing, Onward! the sailors cry. -skye boat song

the forty five

the forty-five

Collage, featuring a map of Skye, screen-printed boats, a stamp, origami paper waves, net, palladium, silver plated copper and the music & lyrics of the Skye Boat Song. The Jacobite rising of 1745 – “the Forty-Five” – was an attempt by Charles Edward Stuart – “Bonnie Prince Charlie” – to regain the British throne for…

five herrings

five herrings

Inveraray is a royal burgh in Argyll, on the shore of Loch Fyne. The town’s coat of arms depicts a net cast out over the ocean, entangled in which are five herrings. Screen print 20x20cm Edition: 5 £60

inveraray v - screenprint

inveraray v

Inveraray is a small town on the western shore of Loch Fyne.  John Adam designed the Argyll Hotel and the Town House, but most of the new town was designed by Robert Mylne.  I see this view of Inveraray regularly, when travelling home to Oban via Glasgow. Screenprint 20x8cm Edition:16 £30

Inveraray

wave

Inveraray is a small town on the western shore of Loch Fyne.  John Adam designed the Argyll Hotel and the Town House, but most of the new town was designed by Robert Mylne.  I see this view of Inveraray regularly, when travelling home to Oban via Glasgow. Screenprint 200x133mm

emerge - inveraray

emerge

Inveraray is a small town on the western shore of Loch Fyne.  John Adam designed the Argyll Hotel and the Town House, but most of the new town was designed by Robert Mylne.  I see this view of Inveraray regularly, when travelling home to Oban via Glasgow, frequently emerging through a smirr – a fine…

Smirr - Inveraray

smirr

Inveraray is a small town on the western shore of Loch Fyne.  John Adam designed the Argyll Hotel and the Town House, but most of the new town was designed by Robert Mylne.  I see this view of Inveraray regularly, when travelling home to Oban via Glasgow, frequently through a smirr – a fine drizzle…

inveraray iv

inveraray iv

Inveraray is a small town on the western shore of Loch Fyne.  John Adam designed the Argyll Hotel and the Town House, but most of the new town was designed by Robert Mylne.  I see this view of Inveraray regularly, when travelling home to Oban via Glasgow Screenprint 200x133mm Edition: 7 £30

inveraray iii

inveraray iii

Inveraray is a small town on the western shore of Loch Fyne.  John Adam designed the Argyll Hotel and the Town House, but most of the new town was designed by Robert Mylne.  I see this view of Inveraray regularly, when travelling home to Oban via Glasgow. Screenprint 200x133mm Edition: 8 £30

linear ixi - textile panel

linear xi

Kilmartin Glen contains at least 150 prehistoric monuments, including cairns, cists, standing stones and rock carvings.  An important feature is the linear cemetery, five cairns – Glebe, Nether Largie North, Nether Largie Mid, Nether Largie South & Ri Cruin – arranged in a three mile line. Textile panel 97x150cm Sold

linear x - textile panel

linear x

Kilmartin Glen contains at least 150 prehistoric monuments, including cairns, cists, standing stones and rock carvings.  An important feature is the linear cemetery, five cairns – Glebe, Nether Largie North, Nether Largie Mid, Nether Largie South & Ri Cruin – arranged in a three mile line. Textile panel 57x74cm Sold