Crail Harbour 1, oil and mixed media, 41x 41cm. This is the first of possibly many Crail harbour paintings due to the seemingly endless variations of light and colour of the area.
Cellardyke Sunset, oil and mixed media, 41 x 41cm. My first harbour painting of The East Neuk of Fife.
Waiting for Spring, oil on canvas, 60 x 41cm. The little flock at the top of the cliff, sitting in leafless scrub.
Laraig Grhu, oil on canvas, 41 x 41cm. The dramatic mountain pass in the Cairngorms National Park, visible from the A9 and Aviemore.
Crossbills in the Pines, oil on canvas, 40 x 40cm. Surprisingly well camouflaged at the top of the pine trees, both male and female colourings blended well in the sunshine of a cold winter’s day.
It's only a Mallard
“It’s only a Mallard”, oil on canvas, 30cm x 40cm, white wood tray frame. The often overlooked dowdy female, this one posted on Loch Morlich.
Heron and The Bass Rock, oil on canvas, 40 x 40cm. A winter view from the castle walls, Crail. There is always a heron somewhere on the shore.
Gott Bay, Tiree, oil on canvas, 40 x 40cm. The sunshine, low-lying island with golden sands is my favourite.
The Secret Uath Lochans, Glenfeshie, oil on canvas, 62 x 51cm. A much loved view over Glenfeshie that is tucked away from the main tourist trails.
Goldfinches, oil on canvas, 40 x 40cm. A favourite bird of mine. That lovely tinkling sound they make gives them away as the flit between the grasses looking for seeds.
Five whooper swans seen on a small lochan near Boat of Garten last winter. 43cm x 43cm oil on canvas, framed in white wood tray frame.
Five whooper swans seen on a small lochan near Boat of Garten last winter. 43cm x 43cm oil on canvas, framed in white wood tray frame. SOLD
A Pair of Whoopers, oil on canvas, 31cm x 41cm.
A Pair of Whoopers, oil on canvas, white wood tray frame, 31cm x 41cm. A pair of migrating swans from Iceland, seen upon Loch Insh.
She walks in Fields of Gold, oil and mixed media on canvas, 61cm x 43cm
She walks in Fields of Gold, oil and mixed media on canvas, 61cm x 43cm. The moor beyond Abernethy shines gold when the sun hits the dried up grasses and the heather turns a rich burgundy purple. The female pheasants  blend in well.
Eiders in Pittenweem Harbour, oil on canvas, 30cm x 40cm
Eiders in Pittenweem Harbour, oil on canvas, 30cm x 40cm, white wood tray frame. The female was keeping an eye on me, hoping for food.
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Whoopers on Loch Insh, oil on canvas, 80cm x 30cm, white wood tray frame. Snow on the mountains but the Loch was unfrozen.
3pm Invertromie Afternoon with Long-tailed Tits, oil on canvas
3pm Invertromie Afternoon with Long-tailed Tits, oil on canvas, 46cm x 56cm. SOLD
Gannets of Troup Head
Gannets of Troup Head, Oil on canvas, 100cm x 30cm. The gannets were floating up above the level of the cliff where I was lying on my stomach amongst the wild flowers. SOLD
Whoopers on Flooded Land
Whoopers on Flooded Land, oil on canvas, 46cm x 56cm Bright sunshine made silhouettes of a pair of migrating swans from Iceland.
Heather Glen near Geal Charn 46cm x 56cm
Heather Glen near Geal Charn oil on canvas, 46cm x 56cm SOLD
Snow Patterns - on the Cairngorm Mountains, oils on canvas 40cm x 30cm.
Snow Patterns – on the Cairngorm Mountains, oils on canvas 40cm x 30cm. The snow regularly looks pink or even orange as the sun sets over the Grampian mountains.
Clamour of Rooks, acrylic on canvas, 30cm x 40cm.
Clamour of Rooks, acrylic on canvas, 30cm x 40cm, black wood tray frame. These are the two dead pine trees on the Jubilee Walk, Kingussie.
Ruthven Barracks, acrylic on board, 48cm x 38cm
Ruthven Barracks, acrylic on board, 48cm x 38cm, cream wooden frame. The 1745 ruin near Kingussie. One Giclee framed print available.
Glen Banchor, acrylic on board, 48cm x 38cm
Glen Banchor, acrylic on board, 48cm x 38cm, cream wooden frame. A favourite walk near Newtonmore, where you see the sweep of the river Calder as it rounds the bend of Creag Dhu. One Giclee framed print available.
Gynack Gardens, acrylic on board, 48cm x 38cm
Gynack Gardens, acrylic on board, 48cm x 38cm, cream wooden frame. The sun, low in the sky behind the war memorial at Hogmanay in Kingussie. One Giclee framed print available.
Orkney Stones and Curlew, oil and mixed media, 100cm x 30cm, SOLD
Orkney Stones and Curlew, oil and mixed media, SOLD
The World Beyond, based on the reflections in a pool in Rothiemurchus Forest. oil on recycled black denim, 20cm x 20cm. SOLD
The World Beyond, based on the reflections in a pool in Rothiemurchus Forest. oil on recycled black denim, 20cm x 20cm. SOLD
Polar Bear Portrait, oil on canvas, 20cm x 20cm SOLD
Polar Bear Portrait, oil on canvas, 20cm x 20cm SOLD
Wolf portrait, oil on canvas, 21cm x 21cm
Wolf portrait, oil on canvas, 21cm x 21cm. A young male at the Highland Wildlife Park.
Young Lapwing, 20cm x 20cm oil on canvas. This youngster was strutting about confidently.
Young Lapwing, 20cm x 20cm oil on canvas. This youngster was strutting about confidently.
Oystercatcher and young, oil on canvas, 20 x 20cm. The chick was watching and waiting for grubs and worms to be lifted by its parent.