Tag: stars

  • Dark light at the Broch of Gurness

    Dark light at the Broch of Gurness

    These photos were taken at the Broch of Gurness in Evie, in the West Mainland of Orkney. It was a clear starry night and there was faint aurora borealis visible to the North behind Rousay. The photos are long exposures capturing light created by people with torches. The Broch of Gurness is an Iron Age…

  • Lino-cut Starling with stars

    Lino-cut Starling with stars

    This starling with stars is the first lino-cut I have made for a very long time. It is rough and scrappy and intended to be chaotic. The starling is a very common bird in Orkney, and quite beautiful in its own subtle way. The print was made using a block-printing medium mixed with acrylic paint,…