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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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On the Edge

Another of my striped body series , painted during corona virus lockdown . The model is the long-suffering Jordan , perched on the edge of a stripe-covered sofa , so the title is both literal and a wee bit of a metaphor . Acrylic on board 90×76cm

On-the-Edge

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Broken Tiles & Blue Shadows

A newly finished acrylic painting . I’ve been working almost entirely in acrylic during the current covid pandemic – mainly on smallish paintings . Lots of tenement closes and this is the largest so far . 46×25 cm – acrylic on board

Broken Tiles & Blue Shadows

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Becky’s back in blue

Another painting produced in my lockdown studio . This time a re-working of a drawing study from a couple of years ago.

Becky’s back in blue

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Freedom in Dreams

We’re into the 6th week of corona virus lock-down and I’ve been working away in isolation in my studio . This is a painting that’s been on the easel for around 2 weeks and is now finished I think . Hopefully the title is appropriate .

Freedom in Dreams

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Stripes in isolation

The current corona-virus isolation is giving me the chance to explore some ideas I’ve had on my mind for some time . This is an addition to my ongoing series of work exploring stripes defining the human body .

Stripes in isolation

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Hannah with her tattoo

The first of a , hopefully , ongoing series of portraits of people and their tattoos . Hannah has the poem ‘The Call’ by Thomas Osbert Mordaunt tattooed onto her leg so I projected it onto her and incorporated it into the painting .

Hannah with her tattoo

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Kelvingrove Art Gallery

An early Autumn view from Glasgow University towards Kelvingrove Art Gallery in the city’s West-End .

Early evening and long shadows – Kelvingrove

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Horselethill

This is a recently finished painting , completed as a commission . It depicts the Glasgow University Medical department building in Glasgow’s West End , on one of my favourite named streets in the city . ‘Last leaves of Autumn on Horselethill’

Last leaves of Autumn on Horselethill

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Not quite Narcissus

My amalgamation of the Venus at her mirror and Narcissus myths . My largest ( so far ) mezzotint

Not quite Narcissus- Jasmine in Govan

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Dennistoun Stairs

This is one of four paintings I’ve recently finished of the same close in Dennistoun in Glasgow’s East End . It’s part of a commission . When I was initially approached to do it I was a little unsure as I know the area fairly well and , well , to be diplomatic , I wasn’t convinced there’d be a palace awaiting me . It isn’t a palace , but it is a lovely close with a very unusual layout and shape which inspired me to produce several paintings and I daresay there’ll be a few more in the future . I’ve called it ‘Red Stairs in Dennistoun ‘

The red stairs , Dennistoun

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