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Sunlit Alleyway Nice

Sunlit Alleyway Nice

Fantastic colour relationship highlighted by a strong shaft of light during a stroll through Old Nice.

Original
Oil on canvas
10" x 8"
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A typical example of my love of colour and light.
Making Ready, Crail Fife

Making Ready, Crail Fife

Summer in the East Neuk of Fife. This painting was created during my art residency at The Steeple Newburgh.

Original
Acrylic on canvas
50cm x 70cm
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Two figures making ready to go sailing from Crail Harbour with the distinctive East Neuk architechture in the back ground.
Edinburgh Syline

Edinburgh Syline

A view over the rooftops of Edinburgh from Princes Street.

Original
Oil on canvas
40cm x 40cm

£795.00
Looking accross the rooftops of the City Art Centre and The Scotsman Building.
Troubadour Granada

Troubadour Granada

A guitarist sits on a step at the intersection of two narrow streets in Granada ready for the day's busking with his Spanish guitar.

Original
Oil on panel
18" x 24"
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As I walked through the shadows of Granada's narrow streets in the heat of the afternoon, I was conscious of the potential for some great pictures. As I looked down the alleyway the guitarist sat himself down to play. The scene was lit by a shaft of light coming down the street at right angles to my view point. A perfect moment in time!
Blue Boats, small version.

Blue Boats, small version.

Two little blue boats tied up at Rothesay harbour.

Original
Oil on canvas
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Can be seen at The Beresford Art Gallery
Strong sunlight defines this peaceful scene
Harbourside November (Irvine)

Harbourside November (Irvine)

Crystal clear light highlights this view over the Harbour Arts Centre, the Ship Inn and the Courtyard Studios.

Original
Oil on panel
24" x 18"
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Riverside Pisa

Riverside Pisa

Light, colour and reflections during October in Pisa.

Original
Acrylic on canvas
60cm x 60cm
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Memory of Barga

Memory of Barga

Typical view of a corner of Barga old town.

Original
Oil on canvas
12" x 10"
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October Afternoon Lucca

October Afternoon Lucca

Back street scene in Lucca.

Original
Acrylic on canvas
24" x 18"
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John Lee Hooker in Session

John Lee Hooker in Session

Young John Lee in session.

Original
Pastel on Paper
10" x 8"
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Archway Chania Crete

Archway Chania Crete

Original
Oil on canvas
50cm x 50cm

£1,200.00
Morning Light Rothesay

Morning Light Rothesay

Scottish harbour scene Rothesay Isle of Bute.

Original
Oil on canvas
60cm x 60cm
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One of a series of works based on the harbour and marina in Rothesay Isle of Bute. There is a larger piece 60x60cm at £1,100 and a 10X8 inches smaller piece priced at £395.
Afternoon Light Lucca

Afternoon Light Lucca

Original
Acrylic on board
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Quiet scene in the afternoon in Lucca.
Chuck Berry Duck Walk

Chuck Berry Duck Walk

A2 Chalk drawing of one my heroes. This is one of a series of drawings which were created as a homage to great jazz and blues artists.

Original
Red Chalk

£450.00 Framed
Chuck does his famous duck walk. I rendered this image in red/brown chalk to create the feeling of an earlier period in time.
Dundee Backies, Step Row Dundee

Dundee Backies, Step Row Dundee

Cats on a hot tin roof. A view of tenement back courts and coal sheds looking up towards Perth Road

Original
Oil on canvas
This is a painting of the back court of my student flat when I was an art student in Dundee. The two cats were my own pets Dozy and Sylvester.
Homage to Jaco

Homage to Jaco

Full version of image listed as a detail close up.

Original
Pastel on Paper
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See detail image.
Victoria

Victoria

A2 Life drawing from studio session.

Original
Charcoal on Paper

£280.00
Unframed life drawing from live model.
Sam 1

Sam 1

Life study from studio session.

Original
Conte on paper

£250.00
A2 life study from live model.
Contemplation

Contemplation

Female nude figure waiting for ?

Original
Oil on canvas
Very large canvas, size to be confirmed. A woman sits with her back to us gazing past a classical architectural column, her mind on something or someone.
Portrait of Jonathan

Portrait of Jonathan

Portrait of my youngest son as a child.

Original
Pastel on Paper
24" x 18"
My youngest son Jonathan at the age of six. Jonathan is now a young man.
Sam 2

Sam 2

A3 nude study from live model. Quick study.

Original
Charcoal on Paper
A3 female nude study from live model
Sam 7

Sam 7

A3 nude female drawing on Ingres paper quick study from live model.

Original
Charcoal on Paper

£280.00
Nude female drawing from live model on Ingres paper.
Sam 9

Sam 9

A3 quick study nude female drawing.

Original
Charcoal on Paper

£280.00
Nude female drawing from live model on Ingres paper.
St Andrews Street Scene

St Andrews Street Scene

Scene from a St Andrews side street on a Summer day.

Original
Acrylic on canvas
10" x 8"

£350.00
Warm tones on canvas with just a suggestion of the scene in cooler tones. This picture is unframed at the time of writing.
Charlie Parker in Session

Charlie Parker in Session

Homage to a great image of a great player.

Original
Acrylic on board

£1,800.00 Framed
Moody and atmospheric painting of Charlie 'Bird' Parker playing in a session. This painting respectfully pays homage to this iconic image.
Swans 2

Swans 2

Elegant painting of swans from a series of oil and acrylic paintings.

Original
Oil on canvas
10" x 8"
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Can be seen at Merchant Gate Gallery
Beautiful natural history paintings of graceful swans in oils on canvas by Scottish award winning artist.
Daniel

Daniel

Portrait of my oldest son (now 22) at the age of about seven.

Original
Pastel on Paper
46cm x 31cm
Sensitive child portrait in pastel by Scottish artist.
Spartan out for Repair

Spartan out for Repair

The puffer Spartan undergoing renovation.

Original
Acrylic on board
7" x 5"
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Can be seen at Frame Work Gallery
The famous Clyde puffer Spartan beautifully rendered by Scottish artist as she is out of water for renovation.
Another Beauty Having a Makeover

Another Beauty Having a Makeover

Another lovely ship being restored at the Maritme Museum at Irvine Harbour.

Original
Acrylic on board
6" x 6"

£195.00 Framed
Can be seen at Frame Work Gallery
Ships are like beautiful ladies. The require care and attention and to be pampered. I love to see the the ships at The Scottish Maritime Museum being given a makeover and restored to their beautiful best. This scene is just outside my studio and gives me great pleasure every morning as I go to work at the studio.
Harbour Mood

Harbour Mood

Moody sunset with boats in silhouette.

Original
Acrylic on board
19.5cm x 14cm
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Figure Study

Figure Study

Small painting working with the life model.

Original
Acrylic on board
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Nude in Black Robe Study

Nude in Black Robe Study

Working with the model in the studio.

Original
Oil on Board
5.5" x 7.5"

£175.00
Nude on Chair 2

Nude on Chair 2

Small painting working with life model.

Original
Oil on Board
7" x 5"
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Three Graces 2

Three Graces 2

Original
Charcoal on Paper
30cm x 230cm

£150.00
Afternoon Stroll in the Ampitheatre Lucca

Afternoon Stroll in the Ampitheatre Lucca

A strong shaft of Autumn sunlight illuminates the scene as a figure strolls towards one of the archways in the ampitheatre. Lucca, Tuscany.

Original
Oil and Acrylic on Canvas
16" x 16"

£795.00 Framed
Can be seen at Frame Work Gallery
The Ampitheatre in Lucca, Tuscany rendered in lively, atmospheric oil painting by popular, award winning Scottish artist Chick McGeehan. A strong shaft of Autumn sunlight dramatically illuminates the scene in this bold, colourful painting which is typical of McGeehan's distinctive impressionistic style. There are also echoes of the Scottish Colourists in this strong, emphatic statement.
Ballet Study 1

Ballet Study 1

Study of ballet dancers back during a stretch. A2 size full sheet.

Original
Charcoal on Paper
Charcoal study of a dancer's back.
Reclining Nude

Reclining Nude

Study of the turn of the body.

Charcoal on Paper

£150.00
Harbour Nocturne in Oils

Harbour Nocturne in Oils

Lights flicker as the day ends and the evening begins.

Original
Oil on canvas
23cm x 30cm
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The lights of the famous Ship Inn flicker in the fading light. The puffer Spartan sits moored at Irvine harbour in this moody oil painting by Scottish artist Chick McGeehan.
Fishing Boat Rothesay

Fishing Boat Rothesay

Strong morning light falls on the boats in Rothesay Harbour.

Original
Oil on canvas
50cm x 40cm
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Repairing the Hull

Repairing the Hull

Winner of the James B. Curr Memorial Award at the 125th Paisley Art Institute Exhibition 2013. This is one of the paintings that I produced as part of a body of work inspired by the Scottish Maritime Museum. This body of work looked closely at the boats, the men repairing and maintaining them and the general scene at the museum.

Original
Oil on canvas
10" x 8"

£395.00 Framed
Glove and Generator (Lunch Break)

Glove and Generator (Lunch Break)

One of the images that I produced as part of a body of work inspired by the Scottish Maritime Museum. This body of work looked closely at the boats, the men repairing and maintaining them and the general scene at the museum.

Original
Charcoal on Paper
Glove and Generator

Glove and Generator

A3 Drawing fom Maritime Museum Project.

Charcoal on Paper
Fishing Trawler Ullapool

Fishing Trawler Ullapool

Fishing trawler tied up at Ullapool harbour Scotland.

Original
Oil and Acrylic on Canvas
10" x 8"
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Traditional Scottish harbour for fishing trawler painted by award winning artist.
Table for Two

Table for Two

This lively and colourful little painting was produced for, and sold at a charity exhibition on behalf of the Hansel Foundation. I donate a painting every year to this event to raise money for the Hansel Village in Symington Ayrshire.

Original
Oil on canvas
8" x 8"
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This lively and colourful painting of a sun filled café in Crete captures the heat and atmosphere of the afternoon siesta when the lunch has been eaten, the wine has been drunk and the previous occupants are probably sleeping it off on the beach or by the pool, under a parasol.
Twilight Blues

Twilight Blues

Original
Oil on canvas
60cm x 60cm

£1,200.00
Can be seen at Artist
Harbour Gold

Harbour Gold

Original
Oil on canvas
10" x 8"
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Woman in a Bath Tub

Woman in a Bath Tub

Original
Oil on Board
7" x 5"
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Winter Light Merchant City

Winter Light Merchant City

Original
Oil on Board
6" x 5"
Sold
Woman with a Towel

Woman with a Towel

Original
Mixed Media
30cm x 20cm
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Seated Nude

Seated Nude

Original
Acrylic on paper
41cm x 34cm

£650.00
Can be seen at Artist
Fishing Boats Ullapool

Fishing Boats Ullapool

Three fishing boats at Ullapool harbour.

Original
Oil and Acrylic on Canvas
10" x 8"

£450.00 Framed
Award winning Scottish artist paints typical Scottish harbour scene.
Spring Blossoms Edinburgh

Spring Blossoms Edinburgh

Clear Spring light highlights the beauty of Cafe Royal.

Original
Oil and Acrylic on Canvas
40cm x 50cm
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Inspired by Dufy from my trips to Nice, I have admired this building in Edinburgh for many years.
Afternoon Light Newburgh

Afternoon Light Newburgh

Late Afternoon in Spring. Sunlight defines the village looking up from the River Tay to The Steeple Art Centre, Newburgh, North Fife.

Original
Acrylic on canvas
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Taken from an image that I recorded during my research of the area prior to my art residency at The Steeple Art Centre.
Morning, old town Nice

Morning, old town Nice

Early morning in the old town before the narrow streets and alleyways are thronged with tourists, light bursts through the shadows.

Original
Oil on canvas
60cm x 60cm
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Inspired by the colour, light and atmosphere of Nice old town. There were two smaller paintings created in this series of works.
Ampitheatre Lucca

Ampitheatre Lucca

Lemon, ochre and blue scene of a Roman archway in Lucca.

Original
Acrylic on board
18" x 12"
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An art class is in progress in front of one of the archways in the Ampitheatre. We are drawn to look through the arch to the back the alley which is bathed in light.
Evening Gold Irvine Harbourside

Evening Gold Irvine Harbourside

Yachts against the sky at sunset, Irvine harbour.

Original
Oil on canvas
24" x 18"
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I saw this fantastic sunset one night during the Marymass Festival Irvine. The road was blocked by a pipe band playing outside the Harbour Arts Centre so I made the best of my luck and recorded this fabulous scene. In the background to the right is a curved building which was contsructed as a science centre known as The Big Idea. To the left of the little sailing boat is my studio.
October Stroll Lucca

October Stroll Lucca

A quiet afternoon in October behind the Cathederal Lucca.

Original
Acrylic on canvas
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October Light Lucca

October Light Lucca

Autumn in Lucca. People stroll in the warm light but already the locals are wearing heavier clothes.

Original
Oil and Acrylic on Canvas
24" x 18"
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I live and work in North Ayrshire where there are a lot of Italian families around Saltcoats and Largs. Many of these families originated from Barga and Lucca. Curiosity got the better of me so I had to visit the area and I am glad that I did. This is one of many works from that trip.
Open Windae Sandbed Street Kilmarnock

Open Windae Sandbed Street Kilmarnock

Back view of old tenement on the river bank in the centre of town.

Original
Oil on canvas

£1,800.00 Framed
Big Bass Man

Big Bass Man

A2 drawing in brown pencil.

Original
Brown pencil.
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Irvine Sunset

Irvine Sunset

Sunset over the Isle of Arran.

Original
Acrylic on canvas
24" x 18"
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Early Morning Light, Rothesay, Isle of Bute

Early Morning Light, Rothesay, Isle of Bute

Rothesay Isle of Bute, clear morning light on the marina.

Original
Oil on canvas
40cm x 40cm
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Boats and yachts tied up in the clear morning light at the marina in Rothesay harbour.
Springtime in Nice

Springtime in Nice

Original
Acrylic on canvas
10" x 8"
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Sunny Courtyard Crete

Sunny Courtyard Crete

Afternoon scene in Crete. Lunch is over people are probably sleeping it off away from the heat of the day.

Original
Acrylic on canvas
24" x 18"
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Chuck Berry on Stage in White Loafers

Chuck Berry on Stage in White Loafers

A1 pastel drawing. Spotlight on Chuck and his red Gibson 335. This pastel is one of a series paying homage to great jazz and blues musicians.

Original
Pastel on Paper

£595.00 Framed
I love the play of light as the spotlight highlights artists on stage in this kind of image which makes a great basis for a pastel drawing.
Homage to Jaco

Homage to Jaco

Detail close up of larger image. The larger image is partly obscured by the reflections on the glass of the picture frame.

Original
Pastel on Paper
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Jaco Pastorious is highlighted on stage with his Fender bass. This pays homage to the original image which made a basis for a pastel drawing which captures the various textures in the scene.
Nude Study

Nude Study

A2 Life Drawing

Original
Charcoal on Paper

£250.00
Unframed studio drawing from live model.
Nude Study

Nude Study

A2 LIfe drawing from studio session.

Original
Charcoal on Paper

£280.00
Life drawing from live model.
Autumn Colours Barga

Autumn Colours Barga

Based on a view over Barga in Tuscany.

Original
Oil and Acrylic on Canvas
40cm x 40cm

£1,200.00 Framed
A view of Barga adapted represent a typical tuscan hill town.
Waiting

Waiting

Original
Pastel on Paper
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Sam 10

Sam 10

A3 nude female drawing on Ingres paper. Quick study.

Original
Charcoal on Paper
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A3 nude female drawing on Ingres paper from live model.
Sam 6

Sam 6

A2 quick study nude drawing from live model.

Original
Charcoal on Paper

£250.00
Nude life drawing from live model.
Sam 8

Sam 8

A3 nude female drawing quick study from live model.

Original
Charcoal on Paper
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Nude female life drawing on Ingres paper.
Impressions, Berwick on Tweed

Impressions, Berwick on Tweed

Original
Oil on canvas

£950.00 Framed
Early Spring sunlight defines this late afternoon scene of the footbridge around this old walled town in the Scottish Borders.
Swans

Swans

Swans gathering at the edge of a lake.

Original
Acrylic on paper
7" x 5"
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This painting was done on card to raise funds for charities at a charity auction.
The Eyes Have It

The Eyes Have It

Engaging look from a beautiful young woman as she reclines on a sofa.

Original
Oil on canvas
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Beautiful gaze of young woman captured in oil paint.
Reflections, Irvine Harbour

Reflections, Irvine Harbour

Crystal clear light on a fresh, crisp day outside my studio with the Harbour Arts Centre and the Ship Inn in the background.

Original
Acrylic on board
8" x 6"
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Beautiful small scale painting of the puffer Spartan. Reflections in the clear water of Irvine Harbour Scotland with the famous Ship Inn and the Harbou Arts Centre in the background
Swans 3

Swans 3

Original
Oil on canvas
10" x 8"
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Daniel detail

Daniel detail

Detail of larger work "Daniel"

Pastel on Paper
Out for Repair 2

Out for Repair 2

The Puffer Spartan being restored at Irvine Harbour.

Acrylic on board
7" x 5"
Sold
Winter Light Merchant City, Glasgow.

Winter Light Merchant City, Glasgow.

Small painting leading to a larger work in progress measuring 70 x 50 cm.

Original
Acrylic on board
16cm x 11cm
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The aim of this painting is to capture the atmosphere of strong winter light and long shadows cast by the buildings around Toll Cross in Glasgow's Merchant City. I have tried to reflect the feeling of importance and grandeur of the city that once was the second city of the British Empire.
Harbour Nocturne

Harbour Nocturne

Atmospheric nightfall on Irvine Harbour.

Original
Acrylic on board
190cm x 140cm
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Nocturnal scene of Irvine Harbour painted by award winning artist.
Seated Nude Study

Seated Nude Study

Small painting working with the life model. More information on sizes etc to be posted soon.

Original
Acrylic and charcoal on canvas
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Nude Study

Nude Study

Small painting working with life model.

Oil on Board
7" x 5"
Sold
Three Graces

Three Graces

Three aspects of the female nude.

Original
Charcoal on Paper
30cm x 23cm
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Meditation with Sam

Meditation with Sam

Original
Pastel on Paper
30cm x 23cm

£95.00
Mist Isle tied up at Irvine harbour

Mist Isle tied up at Irvine harbour

misty Isle moored at Irvine Harbour on a bright, sunny day. A2 paper full sheet.

Original
Charcoal on Paper
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Strong charcoal drawing of boat tied up at Irvine harbour.
Ballet Pracitise

Ballet Pracitise

Ballet dancer goes through her exercises on the bars. Her reflection in the full size mirror beyond.

Charcoal on Paper
Ballet dancer rendered in charcoal.
Perfect Geometry

Perfect Geometry

A2 full size drawing study of a ballet dancer in perfect balance.

Charcoal on Paper
Harbour Mood

Harbour Mood

Moody harbour scene with the Isle of Arran in the background.

Original
Oil on canvas
29.5cm x 29.5cm
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The Puffer

The Puffer "Spartan" at Irvine Harbour

The Spartan moored at Irvine Harbour. She is one of the paintings that I produced as part of a body of work inspired by the Scottish Maritime Museum. This body of work looked closely at the boats, the men repairing and maintaining them and the general scene at the museum.

Original
Oil on canvas

£1,500.00 Framed
Can be seen at The Beresford Art Gallery
Anchor and Palette

Anchor and Palette

This A3 drawing is one of the images that I produced as part of a body of work inspired by the Scottish Maritime Museum. This body of work looked closely at the boats, the men repairing and maintaining them and the general scene at the museum.ing.

Original
Charcoal on Paper
The puffer

The puffer "Spartan" and "Kyles" at Irvine Harbour

Original
Oil on canvas

£1,500.00 Framed
Little Tug Boat Painting

Little Tug Boat Painting

Original
Acrylic on board
6" x 6"

£250.00
Winter Light on the

Winter Light on the "City of Adelaide"

The City of Adelaide at the Scottish Maritme Museum in crisp, clear winter light. She is now headed for Australia. Visit www.cityofadelaide.aus This painting was donated for a charity auction in aid of Hansel Village Symington.

Original
Oil and Acrylic on Canvas
18cm x 20cm
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Irvine artist donates oil painting of the City of Adelaide clipper ship for auction.
Fishing Boats Ullapool

Fishing Boats Ullapool

Three fishing boats at Ullapool harbour.

Original
Oil and Acrylic on Canvas
10" x 8"

£450.00 Framed
Award winning Scottish artist paints typical Scottish harbour scene.

Original
8" x 8"

£500.00
Can be seen at Artist
Evening Glow

Evening Glow

Original
Oil and Acrylic on Canvas
40cm x 40cm
Sold
Jazz Man

Jazz Man

Original
Oil and Acrylic on Canvas
10" x 8"
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Sunflowers in the Studio

Sunflowers in the Studio

Original
Oil on Board
8" x 8"
Can be seen at Artist
Afternoon Heat, Old Town, Nice

Afternoon Heat, Old Town, Nice

Nice old town

Original
Oil and Acrylic on Canvas
10" x 8"
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La Belle Suzanne

La Belle Suzanne

Original
Charcoal on Paper
30cm x 20cm
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Fishing Trawler Ullapool

Fishing Trawler Ullapool

Fishing trawler tied up at Ullapool harbour Scotland.

Original
Oil and Acrylic on Canvas
10" x 8"
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Traditional Scottish harbour for fishing trawler painted by award winning artist.