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Ring of Brodgar

Circle henge

Ring of Brodgar (Circle henge) by summerlands Posting up a couple of Brodgar I painted in the field in Feb '11 - I resisted posting them before as they are not 100% accurate (the working conditions were a bit distracting, if exhillerating!) but I feel they capture a 'vibe of place' that perhaps a photo can't always, and therefore still useful to post I hope :-)...
'An Hour in Icy Wind at Brodgar' 12 x24", acrylic on canvas.
summerlands Image Credit: Nicki MacRae
Posted by summerlands
16th May 2011ce
Edited 16th May 2011ce
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Comments (6)

That's lovely, your pics are far more than "useful" Nicki. thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
16th May 2011ce
Ahh that's kind - but I did 'squeeze' the stones about a bit, not quite right spacing.... but it was BLOOMIN' cold I almost cried when I tried to move! Hee hee ;-) summerlands Posted by summerlands
16th May 2011ce
Superb painting Nicki, and yes you've captured the cold 'feel'. tjj Posted by tjj
16th May 2011ce
Lovely stuff tho that might have been considered warm by Wideford's standards :-) drewbhoy Posted by drewbhoy
16th May 2011ce
I've been admiring this pic... I love it on your site where it shows the painting in progress and the position the painting was created from!

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goffik Posted by goffik
20th May 2011ce
Hee hee I saw just sat on a cushion thing and it was soooo cold! I got frozen into position and had to get my husband to physically *lift me up* to standing when I was done (good job I wasn't on my own, otherwise Brodgar might have gained an ice mummy and easel art installation by accident). But the light was fab and welll worth it :-D There are more pic's on the blog... I want to do the trip all over again! :-D summerlands Posted by summerlands
21st May 2011ce
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