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Northside, Birsay size: 15.5 x 10cm (32 x 26.5cm including mount) watercolour and pencil on watercolour paper
j k thomson - orkney artist
j k thomson - orkney artist
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Glittering sea, Birsay Bay
"Glittering sea, Birsay Bay" size: 11 x 28cm ( 32.5 x 49.5 inc. frame) oil pastel on card
Glittering sea, Birsay Bay
Glittering sea, Birsay Bay
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light and shade, Eynhallow Sound
Light and shade, Eynhallow Sound size: 13.5 x 33 cm (35 x 54cm inc. frame) oil pastel on card
light and shade, Eynhallow Sound
light and shade, Eynhallow Sound
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across the lochs
across the lochs, Summer size:15.5cm square (18cm square including wooden frame) oil on ply I did a painting. Fancy that, it's been a while. Hopefully I'll have more new art work to share here soon!
across the lochs
across the lochs
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new greeting cards!
Just a quick post to say I have five new greeting card designs available to purchase through the gallery. They've been added to the website if you'd like to check them out: https://www.hoxatapestrygallery.co.uk/product-category/greetings-cards/   My cards a...
new greeting cards!
new greeting cards!
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more North Ronaldsay hand-dyed wool
Since my last post at the beginning of April I've been dyeing wool non stop! I'm absolutely thrilled that my hand-dyed yarn has been so well received, it's certainly keeping me busy. What started as a little side project has turned into an all-consuming act...
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North Ronaldsay hand-dyes
Last week I dyed my first batch of locally sourced yarn from North Ronaldsay, Orkney's most northerly island and famous for its seaweed-eating sheep. It's a 2ply 100% wool in 100g hanks and similar to the 2ply Shetland wool I've dyed in that it's more like ...
North Ronaldsay hand-dyes
North Ronaldsay hand-dyes
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spring day, Inganess
spring day, Inganess size: 32.5 x 62.5 cm (53 x 83 cm inc. frame) oil monotype and chalk on paper I've been meaning to create work from Inganess beach (just outside Kirkwall) for a few years, yet every time I visited I left uninspired. Sometimes when I visi...
spring day, Inganess
spring day, Inganess
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Inganess
Inganess size: 37.5 x 13.5 cm (58 x 34 cm inc. frame) oil on card
Inganess
Inganess
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new: Orkney landscape inspired wool
I'm delighted (and slightly nervous!) to announce my latest creative venture: hand-dyed yarn inspired by the Orkney landscape. Each skein is individually hand-dyed with acid dyes, resulting in one of
a kind colour blends which reflect the Orkney landscape....
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