riding the storm  by Matthew Scotland


Small (20.4" x 16.4")

Available to buy on…

Acrylic on canvas

A tree being shaken of a mighty wind.


acrylic, tree


  • Tahnja
    Tahnjaalmost 5 years ago

    reminds me of the horrible weather we’ve been having here with more wind in a month than I can stand in my lifetime! lol! Fantastic style you’ve rendered this in! awesome

  • thanks Tahnja, i mustve picked up on your crazy weather, sounds exciting and dramatic

    – Matthew Scotland

  • Larry Butterworth
    Larry Butterworthalmost 5 years ago

    very nice , great sense of movement and flow, great job

  • cheers larry, it was cool to paint too

    – Matthew Scotland

  • joak
    joakalmost 5 years ago

    its ma heed frae the back!

  • haha Joak, guid tae hear yer madness, the title sounds a bit dodgy noo am picturin the back o yer napper.

    – Matthew Scotland

  • Brian Scolnick
    Brian Scolnickalmost 5 years ago

    very nice

  • thanks Brian

    – Matthew Scotland

  • jewd barclay
    jewd barclayalmost 5 years ago

    oooh this is an entity with power…love it..

  • absolutely Jewd, this is a lone voice of extreme boldness

    – Matthew Scotland

  • Lynn Moore
    Lynn Moorealmost 5 years ago

    Such a beautiful piece and with such strength, power and color!

  • thanks lyn, yep rugged strength

    – Matthew Scotland

  • jewd barclay
    jewd barclayalmost 5 years ago

    What a beautiful way to see a tree Matt…cheers j

  • J J  Everson
    J J Eversonalmost 5 years ago

    Fantastic work Matthew. I favourited it! :o)

  • funkyfacestudio
    funkyfacestudioalmost 5 years ago

    Dreamy painting of a tree, it is both wicked and gentle at the same time.

  • cheers funkster, lovely summary, i like those words together

    – Matthew Scotland

  • Trystan  Mitchell
    Trystan Mitchellalmost 5 years ago

    Stunning and visionary stuff! I can almost glimpse Odin hanging there in the boughs with his beard streaming in the wind….

  • thanks so much trystan, yep this tree has definite spirit about it, it felt more like a person of might as i worked on it

    – Matthew Scotland

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