West coast of Scotland

Sailing in a small boat can be difficult enough. Sailing, drawing and painting can be a fascinating combination. The elements constantly play tricks, conspiring to add other dimensions such as sound, movement and more subtle changes to forms and colours. Time is important. A weather front may have to pass through, and tides checked to pass a headland or enter a loch. Time to discuss the overall trim and safety of the boat, and select the most appropriate art materials from behind my bunk. A camera would seem to be the right tool in these circumstances, but the selection of form and colour through lens and filter can be limiting and has less appeal for me.


Red canoe Camusdarach near Arisaig, July 2010
12″ x 15.5″, Framed

 


Shore house at Camusdarach Nr Arisaig (July 2010)
12″ x 15.5″ , framed

 
Garvellacs
Near the Garvellacs north west Jura Hebrides
A4 watercolour crayon  print only
Firth of Lorn Overfalls
In the overfalls Firth of Lorn Hebrides
A5 watercolour crayon

 

Sailing past Eigg
Sail past Eigg Small Isles Hebrides
A3 watercolour crayon

 

Rhum
Rhum from Loch Screisort Hebrides
A3 watercolour crayon

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