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Home from the Moray Firth

Posted by Margaret Shaw on Friday, September 21, 2018, In : others 
Back home after 10 wonderful days on the Moray Firth.  We had varied weather ( including storm Ali )







Met some interesting locals by the sea



and did some small paintings of the area








Will be returning in 2019.

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Still beside the Seaside

Posted by Margaret Shaw on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, In : others 
As my latest trip draws to a close - here's what I've been up to:

Meeting the locals

Messing about on the beaches ( yes I am actually exposing my legs - a vary rare sight )



Drawing - the harbour one hasn't been coloured as I'm thinking I'll transfer the drawing to watercolour paper.  I'm determined to paint this harbour after previous unsuccessful attempts,



Taking lots of photos of this stunning coastline.
Next trip in the planning.



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Portknockie, Paintings, Photos & Picasso

Posted by Margaret Shaw on Thursday, September 7, 2017, In : others 
On holiday in Portknockie up in the Scottish Highlands.
Have been playing with ink and wash with my first attempt being the Bow and Fiddle Rock (very near the lovely cottage we're in).

Followed by Cullen Beach

which isn't great and looking at the photo

probably best left as a photo or to be done as a watercolour?

Much happier with this image of Portsoy Harbour. 

The costal walks along the cliff tops from the villages have amazing views of the rock formations jutting into the sea. Photos on this bl...
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More of Magical Skye

Posted by Margaret Shaw on Friday, May 19, 2017, In : others 
My visit to Skye has come to an end.  We've continued to have some excellent weather with blue skies reflecting in the lochs and sunshine lighting up the landscape.
This was the outlook from Broadford Harbour.  I bought some earrings from here whose stones reminded me of the sea colour.  I've already managed to loose one - so will convert the remaining one into a small pendant.

I've done another small painting with my inktense sticks and pencils across the loch from Dunvegan to McLeods tables.

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Margaret Shaw My blog summarises my life as an artist. It's a bit like a diary: New artworks completed. Artworks in Progress. Photos I've taken. Things that inspire me. Where I'm exhibiting. Things I've learnt. And anything else that I think blogworthy.
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