Modern Rustic Art that creates a luxury contemporary look. Extra large abstract photograph of sailing yachts in navy blue and white.
This image was made on the glorious evening of Midsummer this year. The day when the day light is at it's longest for the entire year and in Scotland it never gets dark. The Midsummer in the Minch race from Portree to Gairloch is a yearly event and a difficult course taking the yachts up around the Shiants, small islands in The Minch, a wild stretch of water between Skye and the Outer Hebrides. In a flurry of white sails and whipped dark blue sea they set off. This image seems to catch the momentum, the excitement of the start of the race. As viewers, we raced along the clifftops to catch glimpses of the yachts as they sped along the Sound of Raasay on the East coast of the Isle of Skye, losing them as they headed out into the Minch in the late evening sunshine.
Available in other sizes and on paper.
About My Work
I believe in giving my clients beautiful artwork on luxury papers that hold their colours for a lifetime! For these special prints of my work I use dreamy, light textured Canson Canvas and the highest quality inks. I do all my own printing, having spent years learning this skill I prefer to maintain control of the colour representation at all stages to ensure you get a truly handmade image.
About My Materials
People often say that my images look like paintings because of the richness of the colours, the depth of the black and the texture of the materials I use. Canson are one of the oldest paper manufacturers in the world, they have been making paper for over 450 years in France. Founded in 1557 and printers to Louis XVI, their paper was used by Voltaire and Napoleon and the Montgolfier brothers used Canson paper to make the first hot air balloon. Canson paper was used by Picasso, Ingres, Chagal, Miro and many other artists. They have been making paper and canvas for photography since this art began over 150 years ago. Canson are Eco Friendly - they purchase paper pulp only from forests managed in a sustainable way which also makes them pretty special.
This print is available in other sizes on canvas or paper. I am happy to take custom orders, just drop me a line.
I work with professional framers in the UK and the US. If you would like a quote please let me know.
A Note on Canvases
Canvases are unframed and unmounted, they need to be stretched or framed once you get them. They are matte varnished and come with 1.5 inch (4cm) gallery wrap or with white or dark coloured sides, just let me know which you prefer. Once ready, they are carefully wrapped in acid free tissue then shipped in a sturdy art tube to ensure safe delivery. All taxes and duties to be paid by the receiver.
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Canson Fine art Canvas and Finest non fade inks