Kisimul Castle, Barra

Kisimul Castle lies in the centre of Castle Bay, Barra, in the Scottish Outer Hebrides…in my eyes, it’s the best place on God’s planet and where my ancestors originate from…my Maiden name being McNeill.
Steeped in history, this is the most westerly inhabited island in Great Britain is probably best known for it’s link with the ‘Whisky Galore’ shipwreck. The island is only 8 miles long and 7 miles wide, with clean beaches, a truly invigorating climate and inspirational scenery.
Anyone who’s not been, should go!!
This painting is has textured rocks in the foreground and hills in the distance to capture the ruggedness of the landscape, while the sea in the bay remains sheltered and calm; a little sand is trickled around the shore-line to give the painting a more appeal.

This painting comes with a signed and dated Certificate of Authenticity.

If you have a scene from your holiday that you’d like me to capture in a similar vain, do email me.


I’ve created a McNeill’s of Barra group on Facebook and wondered if you might like to join…?

http://www.facebook.com/s.php?q=mcneill&init=q&sid=25858e4a289926257b448c98e507a2fa#/group.php?gid=69717521035&ref=ts

Please upload yout thoughts, memories, knowledge, photos/videos, etc. of your connection with Barra.

Lindi © 2010

tags:

  • landscape
  • mixed
  • media
  • blue
  • seascape
  • textured
  • green
  • stone
  • history
  • sea
  • castle
  • brown
  • drips
  • purple
  • rocks
  • beautiful
  • land
  • ochre
  • outer
  • sienna
  • burnt
  • textural
  • hebrides
  • peaceful
  • memories
  • tranquil
  • laird
  • holidays
  • barra
  • kisimul
  • ancestors
  • ancestry

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size
76 x 76 cm
media
Acrylic/Mixed Media
framed
no
added
10 Years ago

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(ruler scale: 2m  -  6'6")
Original
silhoutte

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Lindi Kirwin

Lindi is a passionate artist working in her studio in Stockport and is currently hugely focused on developing her colourful botanical work. As a self-taught independent artist, Lindi designs, paints and sells her original Fine Art paintings to both Private and Commercial sectors in the UK and abroad.

Artwork

459 works in paintingmixed media

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member for 10 Years

location

Cheshire United Kingdom
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