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Glasgow Girl

This is a common sight throughout Glasgow as the weekend approaches . No point wasting a carrier bag as the bottle will be drained fairly soon .

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Fotheringham Gallery Exhibition

I currently have a number of paintings on display in the Fotheringham gallery in Bridge of Allan as featured artist for February . This is the catalogue for the show but you can see more details at http://fotheringhamgallery.co.uk/artists/bryan-evans/

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The Male Gaze

I’ve always been intrigued by the notion of artist as voyeur . We artists intently observe the world around us and attempt to represent it in our work . I’ve also been interested since my college days in the way the female form has been used in western art throughout the centuries. There’s been a […]

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University Commission

‘University Steps’ . I usually go out of my way to avoid commissions and am terrible at completing them , but this is the third one I’ve managed to finish in about a month . Probably something of a record for me .I actually completed this one several weeks ago but I don’t like to […]

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Oran Mor

‘ Dusk Lights at Oran Mor ‘ . A painting of one of the West-End of Glasgow’s finest drinking establishments and venues , the former Kelvinside Parish Church is now the spectacular and splendidly lit with its own halo , ‘Oran Mor ‘ . I finished this watercolour at the beginning of November but it […]

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Boardwalk ?

One of  my favourite building is Wemyss Bay train station and ferry terminal . I’m working on a few paintings of this glorious structure at the moment but this is one I finished a couple of weeks ago . I struggled , as usual with a title but have ended up with , ‘Afternoon Light […]

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Commission ?

This painting was painted as a commission but probably serves , more than anything else as a warning against commissioning me to do a painting . It’s a depiction of the client’s house on the Southside of Glasgow and I was first asked to do it in early 2016 . I should first say that […]

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The Artist Collection

I currently have these six paintings on exhibition at the Patchings Art Centre in Calverton , just outside Nottingham . It’s part of the Artist magazine’s , ‘Artist Collection’ exhibition. I was fortunate enough to win a prize in the magazine’s open competition last year and being represented in this show is part of the […]

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Andrea

A portrait study in acrylic that I finished ( or at least abandoned , yesterday )

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Demonstration

This is one of a number of my ‘close’ paintings I’ve worked on in demonstrations for local arts groups . I do a handful of demonstrations a year and in the last few weeks I’ve done a couple , for Helensburgh and Fairlie arts clubs . On these evenings I usually work on a few […]

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