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 firstname.lastname@example.org
I’ve been working on some figure studies/portraits lately and this is one of them . ‘Lilly in a Blue Gown’ You can see many more of them on the ‘Paintings of People ‘ link on the left of this page .
The current edition of ‘The Artist ‘ magazine has an article by me in it about the painting of my piece , ‘In a Blue Close – Late Afternoon’ . It was fascinating having to document the various stages of the process so I thought I’d share a moving GIF here ( fingers crossed that it works ) .
Click on the image to see it working
A painting I’ve been working on for several months . I’ve just created a new page on this website , ‘Paintings of People ‘ which includes many portraits and figure studies I’ve produced over the years such as this one , so if you fancy a look , click on the link . Caution – contains some nudity
There’s an article by me about producing one of my ‘close’ paintings in the current , February 2017 , edition of The Artist Magazine . They’ve also , very kindly put one of my images on the cover . If you’d like a copy it’s available in all good newsagents ( as they say ) right now .
This is a painting inspired by a visit to Tate Britain in the Summer . I was fascinated by the way the warm sepia tones of the wall were reflected in the floor reflections and the picture-looking girl’s legs . One of an ongoing series of paintings looking at people , looking at art
Picture Looking – Study in Sepias
Well , Autumn is well and truly upon us in Glasgow so I thought I’d post an appropriate painting . This is ‘Through Autumn Leaves – Kelvingrove ‘ , a watercolour I finished this week .
Through Autumn Leaves – Kelvingrove
I’ve just had a calendar printed . It’s A3 ( 42 x 29.7 cm ) in size and depicts images from throughout my painting career . It’s £18 and includes free postage ( UK only ) . For delivery costs outside the UK , please get in touch . If you’re interested in buying one or more , please mail me at email@example.com and I’ll send you purchase details
One of my Autumnal paintings of Kelvinway in Glasgow’s West-End
Another little painting of Sloan’s bar in Glasgow . One of the oldest pubs in the city . This is the rarely seen back stairs