Smailholme Tower. acrylic 7x4.5" canvas board
This small work is of one of the tower houses to be found in the Scottish borders, it is preserved and you can go all the way to the top discovering its history. It is well off the beaten track and you go through a farmyard to get to it before parking up, then a short walk to the tower, the approach walk is worth it as it gives you several different aspects, I did a number of different sketches while there, a worthwhile place to visit.
About the Artist
I have always loved the outdoors and have climbed and walked in various places in the world, after giving numerous slide shows and talks about my trips to raise money for charity, i realised the slides and photos did not do what i saw justice, so I decided to start trying to paint. I am self taught…View full profile