16 October 2014

Sand Applecross Peninsula Wester Ross Scotland painting

Sand,Applecross Peninsula,Wester Ross painting © Stuart Kirby www.itsromanticpaintings.co.uk

Slowly drying oil painting on the easel...

View from the top of the dune at Sand,Applecross Peninsula Wester Ross Scotland...

Looking out across the Inner Sound to the Isle Of Raasay...

One of my favourite parts of the west coast...

24 September 2014

Save The Children Ayr

A couple of paintings dropped off this morning...

Always a fabulous exhibition for a good cause...

Pop in and have a browse if your in the area...


5 September 2014

Scotland Lighthouses

Turnberry Lighthouse Ayrshire click image to enlarge

Mull Of Galloway Lighthouse Dunfries & Galloway click images to enlarge
A busy August with hols hot weather and things to do kept me away from any painting...

Life always get in the way at some point when trying to create...

Here's a couple of monochrome images of lighthouses around my south west Scotland vicinity...

18 July 2014

Scotland Paintings Stone Stepping

Scotland Paintings © Stuart Kirby
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Off the easel this week...

Entitled " Stepping Stones "...

Inspired from the stepping stones River Ayr...

Painted using acrylics...

On a 50cms x 50cms deep box canvas...

To be varnished for protection...

And colour enhancement...

Have a good weekend...




13 July 2014

Scotland Paintings Mull Of Galloway Update

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Finally decided this one is finished...

View from the Mull Of Galloway...

Across Luce Bay...

Acrylic On 50cm x 50cm deep box canvas...

Sides are painted...

To be gloss varnished for protection...

And colour enhancement...

8 July 2014

Scotland Paintings Mull Of Galloway

© Stuart Kirby www.itsromanticpaintings.co.uk
W.I.P.

Darks and underpainting done...

More layers to be added...

View across Luce Bay...

From the Mull Of Galloway...

Updates to follow...

5 July 2014

Scotland Art Ben Nevis

Across Loch Eil To Ben Nevis  © Stuart Kirby

Another scottish landscape painting entitled " Across Loch Eil To Ben Nevis "..

Viewed from the West Highland Line between Fort William and Mallaig..

Painted on canvas board using transparent and opaque acrylic paints..

Coated with gloss varnish for colour enhancement and protection...

6 June 2014

Scotland Ayrshire Art

Across The Firth © Stuart Kirby www.itsromanticpaintings.co.uk

Plein air "Across The Firth " from last weekend above Dunure Ayrshire...

Suns shining  off out to play with the paints...

Enjoy your weekend people... 

31 May 2014

Scotland Art Ayrshire

Above Dunure Across To Isle Of Arran © Stuart Kirby All Rights Reserved


What a lovely sunny saturday afternoon it was...

So with it being very still and hardly any wind I drove down the Ayrshire coast to just outside the village of Dunure...

I'd taken some painting gear along and had a couple of relaxing hours sitting plein air style painting the underpainting of the vista across the Firth Of Clyde To the Isle Of Arran...


Updates to follow enjoy your weekend...







16 May 2014

2 May 2014

25th International Jazz Festival Isle Of Bute Abstract Paintings

" Fiesta Time" abstract painting   © Stuart Kirby  www.itsromanticpaintings.co.uk

It's the 25th international jazz festival weekend on the Isle of Bute...


A couple of my abstract paintings will be available for viewing at the 18 East Gallery Rothesay on the Isle Of Bute from tomorrow the 3rd of May...

" Fiesta Time " (above) is a vibrant painting and my interpretation of happy celebratory times like a party,wedding reception or just plain feeling good...

Warm colours dominate expressing happiness...


The second one (below)entitled " Force Of Gold " is my interpretation of a global currency collapse because of quantitative easing and the precious metal becoming the worldwide trading currency...  


" Force Of Gold" abstract painting  ©Stuart Kirby www.itsromanticpaintings.co.uk
Both paintings are acrylic on 50cms x 50cms x 3.8cms approx deep box canvases and come gloss varnished for protection and colour enhancement...pop in for a browse....


29 April 2014

Open Studios Ayrshire



Open Studios Ayrshire 2014 © Stuart Kirby

Thanks to all those of you who came to see my artworks over the Open Studios Ayrshire weekend....

It was great to meet you all and chat...

To those of you who also connected and became new patrons a very special thank you...

Thanks to the OSA organisers too...

Open Studios Ayrshire 2014 © Stuart Kirby
If you couldn't visit over the weekend you can see some of my artworks at my online art store or arrange a studio appointment...

22 April 2014

Open Studios Ayrshire Venue 22

Open Studios Ayrshire 2014
Going through the final preparations for this weekends event Open Studios Ayrshire 2014...

Here at venue 22 there is a wide variety of art being exhibited including paintings,photographs,prints and greetings cards...

We are located just off the A79 Maybole Road in Ayr...

Click Directions for Venue 22...




22 March 2014

Open Studios Ayrshire 2014 coming soon

Open Studios Ayrshire
Open Studios Ayrshire

Open Studios Ayrshire 2014 event launched last thursday evening at the University Of West Scotland Ayr

The event weekend is the 26th -27th April 2014 with approximately 50 artists involved from various areas of the county and with wide genres of art...

A map of the venues of contributing artists is available now at  www.openstudiosayrshire.com/osa2014/maps/  for those interested in visiting the venues...






20 February 2014

Romantic Paintings Ayr GreenHeart Scotland

Lovers And Maidens © Stuart Kirby www.itsromanticpaintings.co.uk

Just a local update...


A couple of my romantic seascape oil paintings are now very kindly being exhibited in Ayr at

The GreenHeart Scotland Gallery 4 Bath Place Ayr KA7 1DP

Side By Side And Eigg © Stuart Kirby www.itsromanticpaintings.co.uk

        The GreenHeart Scotland gallery carries a wide spectrum of art in many genres by various artists as well hosting workshops and exhibitions plus if you need your morning caffeine hit that is available too as is a friendly welcome...just pop in...

   

12 February 2014

Abstract Expressionism Paintings Ayrshire

Force Of Gold © Stuart Kirby www.itsromanticpaintings.co.uk
A couple of my abstract expressionism paintings will be hanging on the wall of Gallery 1 in the Maclaurin Art Gallery Ayr from Sunday 15th Feb until Sunday 16th March...

The first one(above) entitled " Force Of Gold " is my interpretation of a global currency collapse because of quantitative easing and the precious metal becoming the worldwide trading currency...

And we all know who has been buying up all the physical gold don't we China...                                   


" Fiesta Time " © Stuart Kirby www.itsromanticpaintings.co.uk
" Fiesta Time " is a vibrant painting and my interpretation of happy celebratory times like a party,wedding reception or just plain feeling good...

Warm colours dominate to take away those current rainy winter blues...

Both paintings are acrylic on 50cms x 50cms deep box canvases and come gloss varnished for protection and colour enhancement...



4 February 2014

Goatfell Painting Isle Of Arran Scotland Art

View from the East Ridge looking back to Ayrshire across the Firth Of Clyde © Stuart Kirby www.itsromanticpaintings.co.uk

Another painting from ascending Goatfell...

Looking out over the Firth Of Clyde the Isle of Bute ,Greater Cumbrae and Little Cumbrae and the Ayrshire mainland in the background...

Will be available soon in my online shop

28 January 2014

Brodick Isle Of Arran Painting.....Scotland Art

Brodick shore path...© Stuart Kirby www.itsromanticpaintings.co.uk
One from yesterday acrylic on 30cms x 24cms canvas board...painterly brushstrokes...

The walk from the ferry port at Brodick along the shore path to ascend Goatfell on the Isle Of Arran...

Having walked this path and the sands I prefer to get the bus round the beginning of the walk...

This painting will be in my online shop soon...


25 January 2014

Romantic Paintings Valentines Day Stuart Kirby

" Side By Side & Eigg " © Stuart Kirby www.itsromanticpaintings.co.uk

Hey guys forget Valentines Day at your own risk...

You know how much grief you will get if you do...

Show your romantic side get her a romantic painting or a print...

She will love it!...

Plus show her your skills by displaying it in the bedroom...

Your be in the good books for a while...

See a variety of romantic paintings and prints in my online shop

2 January 2014

Scotland Seascape Paintings Isle Of Arran

Isle Of Arran Painting © Stuart Kirby www.itsromanticpaintings.co.uk
Greetings and a Happy New Year...

With the festive season over its back to the brushes and paints here in Scotland...

This unframed acrylic painting entitled " Isle Of Arran From Croy Shore "

Painted on a 30cm x 24cm canvas board in a painterly impressionist brushstroke style...


Varnished for protection and colour enhancement...

 Available in my online shop now..