three queens

Seventy-eight 12th century chess pieces were found on the Hebridean Isle of Lewis in 1831. Most of them are carved from walrus ivory, some are carved from whale teeth. The chess pieces were probably made in Norway. Linocut Image size: 15×13 cm Edition: 20 £30 “When you look at them, kneel down or crouch in…

three kings linocut

three kings

Seventy-eight 12th century chess pieces were found on the Hebridean Isle of Lewis in 1831. Most of them are carved from walrus ivory, some are carved from whale teeth. The chess pieces were probably made in Norway. Linocut Image size: 15x13cm Edition:20 £30 “When you look at them, kneel down or crouch in such a…

two queens linocut

two queens

Seventy-eight 12th century chess pieces were found on the Hebridean Isle of Lewis in 1831. Most of them are carved from walrus ivory, some are carved from whale teeth. The chess pieces were probably made in Norway. Linocut Image size: 150x145mm Edition:20 £30 When you look at them, kneel down or crouch in such a…

two kings linocut

two kings

Seventy-eight 12th century chess pieces were found on the Hebridean Isle of Lewis in 1831. Most of them are carved from walrus ivory, some are carved from whale teeth. The chess pieces were probably made in Norway. Linocut Image size: 150x145mm Edition:20 £30 When you look at them, kneel down or crouch in such a…

temple wood iii - linocut

temple wood iii

Temple Wood is the site of two circles. The larger circle contains thirteen stones, with evidence that there were seven others, and probably dates from around 3,000 BCE.  It’s purpose is uncertain: it is possible that the northern circle was constructed to align with the mid-day sun on the winter solstice.  The wood is a…

temple wood ii - linocut

temple wood ii

Temple Wood is the site of two circles. The larger circle contains thirteen stones, with evidence that there were seven others, and probably dates from around 3,000 BCE.  It’s purpose is uncertain: it is possible that the northern circle was constructed to align with the mid-day sun on the winter solstice.  The wood is a…

stargazing v

Kilmartin Glen in Argyll is one of the richest prehistoric landscapes in Scotland, with many standing stones that were probably erected more than 3,500 years ago.  This linocut features one of the Ballymeanoch standing stones. Linocut 75x75mm Varied edition: 32 £20 Black on white paper version sold out.

inveraray ii - linocut

inveraray ii

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. Linocut & chine collé Image size 31x10cm Varied…

inveraray i - linocut

inveraray i

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. Two-block linocut Image size 42x10cm Edition:12 Sold out

guillemots iii - linocut

guillemots iii

The Black Guillemot’s striking red feet and gape make it easy to identify. A few pairs breed in Oban every year, roosting in crevices on the Esplanade sea wall. Reduction linocut Image size 206x119mm Edition:25 £30

orchy II

The West Highland Way runs for 95 miles between Glasgow and Fort William. This image captures a section of the walk between Bridge of Orchy and Inveroran. Reduction linocut Image size 75x90mm Edition:16 Sold out

munro bagging - linocut

munro bagging

A Munro is a Scottish mountain over 3,000 feet tall. Some people aim to climb every single Munro, a practice known as Munro bagging. For Peter & Lee, who conquered Ben Nevis. Linocut & collage block Image size: 10x15cm Edition: 10 Sold

purple rain - linocut

purple rain

The West Highland Way runs for 95 miles between Glasgow and Fort William.  This image captures a section of the walk between Bridge of Orchy and Inveroran. Linocut & collage block Image size: 10x15cm Sold “There are two seasons in Scotland: June and Winter.” -billy connolly

stargazing iii - linocut

stargazing III

Kilmartin Glen in Argyll is one of the richest prehistoric landscapes in Scotland, with many standing stones that were probably erected more than 3,500 years ago. These linocuts feature cup & ring markings from rock outcrops at Glasvaar, and some standing stones.  The meaning of the cup and ring markings is unknown. One possibility is…

stargazing ii - linocut

stargazing ii

Kilmartin Glen in Argyll is one of the richest prehistoric landscapes in Scotland, with many standing stones that were probably erected more than 3,500 years ago.  The Ballymeanoch stones are arranged in parallel lines. Their purpose is unknown: one possibility is that they were used to chart the movement of the sun, moon & stars.…

ancestors i - linocut

ancestors i

Kilmartin Glen in Argyll is one of the richest prehistoric landscapes in Scotland. The concentration of carved rocks is exceptional.  The Glasvaar outcrops are covered with many complex cup & ring marks. The meaning of these marks is unknown. Such carved rocks may have been meeting places, or ritual sites. Linocut & collage block Image…

signs i - linocut

signs i

Kilmartin Glen in Argyll is one of the richest prehistoric landscapes in Scotland.  The concentration of carved rocks is exceptional, and those at Ormaig are some of the most extensive & important in Britain.  The Ormaig outcrop is covered with cup & ring marks and distinctive rosettes.  The meaning of the cup and ring markings…

stargazing i - linocut

stargazing i

Kilmartin Glen in Argyll is one of the richest prehistoric landscapes in Scotland.  The Nether Largie standing stones were probably erected more than 3,500 years ago. Linocut & collage block Image size 102x155mm Edition:25 Sold out

shadows - linocuts

shadows

Kilmartin Glen in Argyll is one of the richest prehistoric landscapes in Scotland.   The Ballymeanoch standing stones were probably erected more than 3,500 years ago.  Little is known about the people who erected them, or their motives, but their legacy lives on in the long shadows cast on the land by these enduring monuments. Linocut…

homecoming - linocut

homecoming

The annual Royal National Mod is a celebration of Gaelic culture, featuring competitions in music and song, highland dancing, drama, sport and literature.  The first National Mod was held in Oban in 1892. Oban hosted the National Mod in 2009, the year of the Homecoming, a programme of events to encourage people with Scottish ancestry…

leezie lindsay - linocut

leezie lindsay

Linocut Image size: 78x134mm Will ye gang to the Heilands Leezie Lindsay, Will ye gang to the Heilands wi’ me, Will ye gang to the Heilands Leezie Lindsay, My bride and my darling to be -robert burns

tiree ii - block print

tiree ii

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. Limpets & lapwings featured prominently in the landscape during a cycle…

tiree i - linocut

tiree i

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. Limpets & lapwings featured prominently in the landscape during a cycle…

jongny ii linocut

jongny ii

For Paul, who took us walking on snow-shoes through the silent woods of Jongny in Switzerland. Linocut Image size 120x87mm Edition:10 Listen! The snow is falling … -yoko ono

jongny i - linocut

jongny i

For Paul, who took us walking on snow-shoes through the silent woods of Jongny in Switzerland. Linocut Image size 120x87mm Edition:5 Listen! The snow is falling … -yoko ono