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Fine art archival inkjet replica prints for sale. Scottish seascapes and landscapes painted by Gilbert Summers, the author of must-see-scotland.com.
Scottish Prints for Sale
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I've been lucky enough to spend a big chunk of my life travelling in Scotland. And writing about it for this website. But I like painting too. And quite often it's the seas and skies of my favourite area: the Moray Firth.
These local Scottish scenes are inkjet replicas produced on archival paper in acid-free mounts. (I paint mostly in gouache, with some watercolour and other materials, including pen, crayon, scalpel, pin, eraser and sometimes bad language.)
Print size is 11.7 x 16.5 inches / 297 x 420mm, (standard A3), in mount 16 x 20 inches / 406 x 508mm. We can also supply these prints in other sizes on request.
All the prints are signed and titled with a helpful description of the view depicted.
Your purchase will arrive in a mount and wrapped in a protective sleeve, packed and shipped flat in sturdy packaging.
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These quartzite stacks are called the Three Kings - they are prominent on the sandy beach at Cullen, one of the Moray Firth’s most attractive coastal villages. Two of the stacks are lapped by the tides.
The famous Bass Rock is a landmark in the Firth of Forth near North Berwick in East Lothian. This ancient ‘volcanic plug’ is 351ft (107m) high and is noted for its large gannet colony. There are excellent views from North Berwick beach. Merlin meanwhile are sporadic visitors along the East Lothian coast. This one was chasing a rock pipit and inspired this painting. (The rock pipit got away.)
The Three Kings of Cullen are prominent features of the coastal scenery to the west of Cullen. Two of them are lapped by the tides on Cullen beach. Like the Bow Fiddle Rock to the west, these rock formations are of tough quartzite rock - as is the beach sand.
The locally famous landmark of the Bow Fiddle Rock is a kind of icon of the Moray coast. On the eastern edge of Portknockie - and visible from Cullen - the Bow Fiddle is formed of quartzite rock. The sea has eroded it to form a sloping arch offshore. It can be safely viewed from the coastal cliffs and also at sea-level.
The old seatown of Cullen dates from the 1820s, just after the harbour pier by Thomas Telford was built. The series of viaducts to the south were built by the Great North of Scotland Railway in 1886. Today the old railway trackbed is a walkway between Cullen and Portknockie.
Spey Bay is a popular place for dolphin watching, spotting ospreys in summer and generally enjoying the habitat of shingle bank and scrub. This is a summer picture at high tide on the estuary. The blue of sea and sky and the yellow of the blooming gorse are typical of the Moray coast.
This unspoilt bay lies between Portessie and Findochty on the Moray Firth coast. Sometimes overlooked by visitors, this stretch of shore is an easy walk either from the carpark at Strathlene to the west or from the harbour at Findochty. It forms part of the Moray Coast Trail.
Beinn a’ Chreachain - 3546ft / 1051m - together with its westerly neighbour Beinn Achaladair make a big day out. In good visibility Ben Nevis is easy to pick out on the northern horizon, beyond Rannoch Moor. On the tops here, look for dotterel stopping off on migration in spring. There are two in this picture and, like most dotterel, they are hard to spot.
The eastern part of the Moray Firth is (surprisingly) wild and unspoilt - and visited less frequently than better-known places to the west. (Let’s hope it stays that way!) Troup Head is noted for its gannet colony, which has expanded in recent years.
All images and site content are © Gilbert Summers, 2018 - All rights reserved. No images to be reproduced without permission of the artist.