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Rhia Janta-Cooper Fine Art

Scottish Landscape With a Tree Growing on Stones

Scottish Landscape With a Tree Growing on Stones

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The scene depicts a Scottish landscape featuring a solitary tree, scattered stones, a winding road, and lush green grass. It is an original, realistic drawing.

As a person living in a bustling city, I always craved to explore the great outdoors. My heart yearned for adventure, and my eyes longed to see Scotland's beauty beyond concrete surroundings. And so, when the opportunity presented itself, I jumped at the first chance to visit Scotland.

It was on the Isle of Skye where I found myself, surrounded by rolling hills and endless greenery. I spent my days hiking through the rugged terrain and relishing in the serenity of the landscape. 

I was walking there down this road on a sunny day. It was close to Carbost, where the famous Talisker Distillery is situated. I admired the peaceful landscape as the tree asked me to be captured in my sketchbook. Yes, I felt so as the tree wanted to be painted :-). 

I was captivated by the beauty of this spot and knew I had to capture it forever. I pulled out my sketchbook and began to draw. The tree seemed to come alive on the page, its leaves rustling in the gentle breeze. The stones glimmered in the sunlight, and the grass swayed with the rhythm of the wind.

While sketching, I experienced a soothing feeling that engulfed me, and I did not feel stressed at all. This was the moment of tranquillity amidst the chaos of the world. I knew this drawing would forever remind me of the beauty that lay beyond the city limits.

After returning home, I dedicated myself to perfecting my artwork in the studio. With each stroke of my favourite coloured pencils, I brought the breathtaking Scottish landscape to life. My unwavering focus and attention to detail resulted in a stunning masterpiece that captured the natural beauty of Scotland in all its glory.

Sometime later, I would look back on that moment on the Isle of Skye with fondness. The drawing reminds me of the peace and tranquillity I had found amidst the Scottish landscape. It celebrates nature's beauty and art's power to immortalize it.

  • Materials: sanded heavy, specialist paper, grade 800 from Uart, Artists' quality, coloured pencils "Polychromos" by Faber-Castell, Derwent's Studio Pencils, a few coats of varnish for drawings for protection
  • Style: realism inspired by Impressionism
  • Size: 30.5 x 22.85 x 0.2 cm; the artwork itself is 29 x 21.2 cm; this leads to a white margin around the image as a preparation for a mounting mat
  • The drawing is not framed.
  •  The third image only shows an example of how the drawing may look in a frame and on a wall.
  • The second photo shows the artwork, including the white margin.
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