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Autumn in the Park

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Autumn in the Park at Thurso - watercolour, 17 x 26 cm   www.keithtilley.co.uk  

Wildflowers in the garden

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Wildflower Garden - acrylic, 20 x 25 cm  My partner was given a packet of wildflower seeds, so she scattered them in an empty area of the garden. She didn't really expect them to come to much, but Nature created this colourful display! I don't usually paint flowers, but I wanted to create a record of it, and acrylics seemed more suitable than watercolours. www.keithtilley.co.uk

Suilven

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Suilven - watercolour, 25 x 36 cm  The view that suddenly emerges, when travelling westward along Glen Oykle towards Elphin. www.keithtilley.co.uk

An Old Croft in Dunbeath Strath

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An Old Croft in Dunbeath Strath - watercolour, 16 x 26 cm  Outlying farmland at Dunbeath, where the cultivated land ends and the extensive, open moorland begins. www.keithtilley.co.uk

Looking Out from Dirlot Gorge

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Looking Out from Dirlot Gorge - Watercolour, 16 x 26 cm  A fishing pool on the River Thurso, where it enters the gorge at Dirlot. www.keithtilley.co.uk

A Flow Country Sky

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A Flow Country Sky - watercolour, 16 x 26 cm The Caithness Flows are definitely 'Big-Sky' country! The lack of trees, and the flat landscape, mean that the sky is completely open over the whole field of view. I've never been so aware of cloud formations and changing weather, as I have since I have lived here. www.keithtilley.co.uk  

A Farm Near Camster

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A Farm Near Camster - watercolour, 16 x 26 cm   A marginal landscape, where grazing farmland transitions into the vast peat bog of the Flow Country.   www.keithtilley.co.uk

The old Man of Hoy

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The Old Man of Hoy - watercolour, 16 x 26 cm    This iconic rock stack stands below the towering cliffs on the west side of the island of Hoy, where it is exposed to the full force of winter storms from the Atlantic. The basalt rocks at its base give it some protection, but I wonder how long it will be before sea-level rise, and the effects of the weather topple this venerable old man! www.keithtilley.co.uk

Outbuidings in Snow

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  Outbuildings in the Snow - watercolour, 17 x 26 cm www.keithtilley.co.uk

Snow Shadows

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  Snow Shadows - watercolour, 17 x 26 cm www.keithtilley.co.uk

Sunshine and Shower Clouds

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  Sunshine and Shower Clouds - watercolour, 26 x 36 cm www.keithtilley.co.uk

Hay Bales in the Snow

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  Hay Bales in the Snow - watercolour, 17 x 26 cm www.keithtilley.co.uk

Morven in Snow Cover

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Morven in Snow Cover - watercolour, 13 x 18 cm   www.keithtilley.co.uk