The Gulf of Corryvrechan is an infamous tidal race and whirlpool between the Hebridean islands of Jura and Scarba in the west of Scotland. They say if you can hear it, you’re too close! This pastel painting was a present for a friend.

Soft pastels and pastel pencils on Clairefontaine pastelmat A4

Here is a card for anyone who knows the area.

You wouldn’t get me anywhere near it! I feel seasick just looking at the painting….


sailing, yachts, sailboats, tides, dangerous, hebrides, sailors

Associate Member of the Pastel Society of Ireland.
Most original paintings are for sale unframed from about £40.

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  • Paul Thompson Photography
    Paul Thompson ...over 1 year ago

    Wonderful work!!

  • Thank you very much, Paul. You have some lovely shots of seascapes in your collections. I particularly like the Godrevy Lighthouse.

    – Hilary Robinson

  • LoneAngel
    LoneAngelover 1 year ago

    beautiful work

  • Thank you, Angel

    – Hilary Robinson

  • Dawn B Davies-McIninch
    Dawn B Davies-...over 1 year ago

    wonderful image, love the movement you have captured, well done,dawnx

  • You wouldn’t like to be out on those waves either, would you!

    – Hilary Robinson

  • Dawn B Davies-McIninch
    Dawn B Davies-...over 1 year ago

    no I would not hehe xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

  • maria paterson
    maria patersonover 1 year ago

    Beautiful subject, so wild but inspiring

  • And cold! Thank you, Maria.

    – Hilary Robinson

  • Qnita
    Qnitaover 1 year ago

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  • Thank you so much, Qnita

    – Hilary Robinson

  • Madalena Lobao-Tello
    Madalena Lobao...over 1 year ago

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  • Thank you for the feature, Madalena

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