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Bryan Evans

Born in Pembrokeshire, West Wales in 1964, Bryan Evans has been based in Glasgow, Scotland, since 1988. He specialises in paintings & prints of Glasgow, Edinburgh and other Scottish towns & cities.

He is predominantly a watercolour painter and also produces etchings and mezzotints, as well as a range of reproduction prints. His watercolours and prints have achieved widespread recognition in Scotland, and he was once memorably hailed in the Glasgow Herald as the “New Scottish Impressionist”.

You can contact Bryan at daibry2000@yahoo.co.uk

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Glasgow University Commission

This watercolour , ‘Towards the University’ was painted as a commission . I don’t do many commissions and when I do I only really attempt ones that are variations of images I’ve done before . I’ve painted Glasgow University many , many times , so this certainly qualifies . Anyhow , hopefully the client will be happy with the painting and it’ll be winging its way to them very soon .

Towards the University

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Kelvingrove Art Gallery

A watercolour of Glasgow’s famous Kelvingrove Art Gallery and museum at dusk , as seen from the nearby bridge over the River Kelvin

The Evening Lights of Kelvingrove

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Wemyss Bay Station

Wemyss Bay Station connects with the ferry terminal that takes one to beautiful Bute off Scotland’s West Coast in the Clyde estuary . In my opinion it’s one of the most beautiful railway stations in the UK ( and I’ve visited more than I care to remember ) and one of the finest examples of early Edwardian architecture around . I always find it a shame that many car drivers visiting Bute probably never go inside the station to wonder at it’s splendours . Their loss I suppose .

Ticket Buying Wemyss Bay Station

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Wet Reflections in the Park

I’ve painted a few variations of this scene , but I think this is the smallest version . It depicts the Southern entrance of Kelvingrove Park on a wet Winter day . ‘Tree Reflections – Kelvingrove Gate’

Tree Reflections – Kelvingrove Gate

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Graduation

Graduation time in the marvelous cloisters at Glasgow University

After the Ceremony- The Cloisters

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Bike on the Bannister

What cyclist in Glasgow hasn’t at sometime or  other trusted their bike to the bannister . I imagine quite a few have had them stolen from there too  .

Bike on the Bannister

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Reflections and Pictures

‘Reflecting on Chatterton’ . One of an on-going series of paintings depicting people looking at paintings . This art lover is examining Henry Wallis’s , ‘Chatterton’ in Tate Britain. I particularly wanted to explore the reflections on the glossy floor . An acrylic painting

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Wee Closes

I’ve been working on a number of ‘Wee Close ‘ paintings recently . They’re all around postcard sized ( 15 x 10 cm )

 

The Red Bannister on Sloan’s Stairs

 

Two Close

Stained Glass in blue

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Wet Reflections

A wet watercolour of my  long suffering ( and in this case , damp ) partner , Ann walking a wet path . It’s all about the reflections really

Ann Reflected in the Rain

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Rotunda Reflections

The Rotunda buildings nestling on either side of the Clyde river in Glasgow used to be the entrance and exit points of the tunnel that passed under the water . I daresay some of you have been through it , though it was blocked off before I ever had a chance to . The Southern Rotunda had until very recently lain unused for years but has now been transformed into swanky office space . This is a painting I completed yesterday showing it in all its glory , reflected in the river to which it owes its existence .

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