Janet McCrorie produces the most vibrant, colourful and energetic art. She captures the essence of Scottish Country Dance in her eye-catching work.
“I live in East Lothian and my working life has revolved around teaching and creating arts and crafts. I have studied painting with the Open College of the Arts and at Leith School of Art and have had two excellent mentors in Jacqueline Watt and Damian Callan.
I paint Scottish dancers using mixed media, plotting out the familiar shapes by scraping and scratching vibrant colours across the painting, meeting the challenge of capturing the look of the tartan and the movement and exuberance of the dance.
I work from photographs, sketches and from life, attending Highland Dancing competitions, Scottish Country Dancing events and Ceilidhs all over Scotland. My aim is to make the viewer smile and to induce a sense of nostalgia while putting a modern twist on the spectacle of these ancient traditional dances.
My paintings have been used to illustrate the Royal Scottish Country Dancing Society’s Annual Review for 2011.”
Bayattic.com | Janet McCrorie Small Mounted Prints
Really excited about these NEW! little mounted prints. They won’t break the bank, look great on your wall or to give as a gift. I’m so chuffed with them that I’ve most likely posted this post far to soon – as we haven’t got them all online yet (Cheeky I know!).
These little gems of a mounted print come sealed inside a cello bag with an artist biography sheet. They are digitally printed and have a double-thick mount in an off white colour surround. They look and feel brilliant. The mounts are high quality conservation board and just add that wow! to the small prints.
What’s also so great about these little guys is that they fit into a standard 10″ x 10″ frame or 10″ x 8″ frame.
They are great to give as a gift and fit easily into your suitcase to take as a souvenir to family and friends at a wedding or abroad.
bayattic.com | Small Mounted Prints
Edinburgh based artist Stewart Bremner believes, “Good Design is a blend of creativity and a high attention to detail”.
His creative flair and passion for Scotland’s culture and scenery is reflected in his vibrant and engaging design.
With almost 20 years experience working across the publishing spectrum. His tools of the trade are digital – rather than pen and paper.
At Bay Attic we love Stewart’s interpretation of the Cloch Lighthouse in Gourock – our old neck of the woods and his eye-catching view of Dundee at night.
Cards | A3 Posters
Based in Glasgow, Scott has been a professional artist since graduating from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in 2000 and part time lecturer in art and design since 2003. Recent success has brought Scott to exhibit internationally in Minneapolis, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Chicago and New York. In 2014 he won the Arnold Clark Award at the PAI.
Applecross Path by Scott Naismith
He has over 15,000 subscribers and over 1.8 million YouTube viewers in 140 different countries. Many of his videos discuss his alternative colour theory he calls ‘The Truth About The Colour Wheel’. His 128 page book ‘Scottish Skies’ published by Jeremy Mills Publishing was released in November 2015.
A Different Persprctive by Scott Naismith
Scott’s ethereal depictions of the Scottish Landscape are built on themes of optimism and hope. He refers to his paintings as ‘atmospheric abstractions’ which are influenced by particle physics. They question the very construction and binding particles, blurring the lines between solid, liquid and gas.
Luskentyre, Harris by Scott Naismith
Colours of Arisaig by Scott Naismith
Scott Naismith Giclees | Deckled Edge Giclees | bayattic.com