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Author Archives: Bryan

Wedding vows

‘Glasgow University Chapel – the wedding vows’ . This is a recently finished commission . It’s acrylic on board and about 34×23 cm in size .Like most of my commissions it took ages to complete as I faffed around with and was originally requested quite a few months ago . Anyhow , the , extremely […]

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Partick

This is a close I’ve done several paintings of over the years , in both watercolour and acrylic , though this is the largest so far . As you might have worked out from the title it depicts a tenement in Partick ( Peel Street if I remember correctly ), in Glasgow’s West-End . I’ve […]

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The Angel Building

‘Dusk on the Angel Building – Paisley Road Toll’ The spectacular Angel building straddles the junction of Paisley Road West and Govan Road on Glasgow’s Southside . I always like to think the angel sculpture at the top of the tower is looking down on the good ( and not so good ) citizens of […]

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Close canoodlings

One of an on-going series of paintings depicting romantic encounters in tenement closes .

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St Enochs

The lovely old St Enoch travel centre building in the heart of Glasgow city centre . Once the main entrance to the city’s ‘clockwork orange’ subway system and now a coffee shop . The painting is acrylic on board .

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Tron Church , Glasgow city centre

This picture depicts the northern end of Glasgow’s famous commercial thoroughfare , Buchanan Street . The imposing building looming in the background is the St George’s Tron Church The painting is acrylic on board , approx 50×25 cm in size

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New Commission

My latest finished painting . It’s a little unusual for me as , as well as being a commission , which I usually try to avoid , it’s also painted from the client’s own photograph . I use photos quite a bit for my work but they’re pretty much exclusively taken by me . I […]

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Wally Tiles

I’ve painted a few versions of this close as I’m fascinated with the tile pattern . For the non-Glaswegians , a wally close is one with tiles lining the walls ( and in this case , floor)

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Ashton Lane part two

Another of a series of paintings of the West End of Glasgow’s favourite watering hole . Acrylic on board

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Ashton Lane

Ashton lane is a short street in Glasgow’s West-End , cherished for its bars and restaurants . That’s the welcoming lights of the much loved Jinty M’Ginty’s at the end . I seem to be going through a phase of painting pubs at the moment ……. just when I can’t visit any !

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