Douglas Roulston - Romantic Scottish Landscape Artist

Luskentyre - 60 x 40cm - Oil on Canvas 2018
Glencoe - 60 x 40cm - Oil on Canvas - 2019
Tentsmuir - 60 x 60cm - Oil on Canvas - 2018
Fairy Pools - 40 x 40cm - Oil on Canvas - 2019
Dunnottar Castle - 30 x 100cm - Oil on Canvas - 2017


Douglas Roulston

Douglas gained a BA (Hons) followed by a Master of Fine Art at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art in 2008, where he studied the work of 19th Century Romantic artists who first portrayed the picturesque scenery of areas like Glencoe and Loch Katrine. He is inspired by Scottish highland myths and legends and portrays them using oils, acrylics and charcoal, capturing the intensity and majesty of the landscape and frequently uses imaginary techniques. This is achieved by highlighting, over exaggerating rock faces and creating piercing light rays through breaking clouds, reflection and focusing on the tranquillity of distant springs and lochs. Mankind or human creations rarely feature in his work as it is the awe of nature, and the spirit of the sublime that he loves to explore.

In 2013, Douglas gained a PDGE in Art and Design and is now an Art and Design teacher in the East of Scotland. His recent works concentrate on the use of vivid colours to represent the vibrant diversity of the Scottish landscape while focusing on the changing weather of Scotland, creating turbulent skies and wild waters.

BORN: Glasgow, Scotland. 1984

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Recent Exhibitions

Strathearn Gallery Mixed show February 2014
Christos Mixed Show 2013-2014
Macgreggor Fine Art, 2013
Ealain Gallery, Glen Eagles Mixed Show, April 2013
High Street Gallery, Mixed Show, April 2012
Ealain Gallery, Glen Eagles mixed show April 2012
Strathearn Gallery, Mixed Show, January 2011
Eduardo Alessandro Studios Mixed Show 2011
Christos Gallery, Glasgow, September 2010
Strathearn Gallery, Mixed Show, Summer 2010
Park Gallery, Solo Show, July, 2010
Dundee Mountain Film Festival, Solo Show,November, 2008
Edinburgh Art Fair, Queens Gallery, Mixed Show,November, 2008
Queens Gallery, Mixed Show, November, 2008
Cinders Gallery, Gallery Opening, Mixed Show, June, 2008
Art De Caf, Glasgow, Merchant City, Mixed Show April, 2008
R.S.A., Students Exhibition, Edinburgh,February 2008
Leith Gallery, mixed Show, Edinburgh, February 2008
Queens Gallery, mixed show, Dundee, February 2008
Manchester United, Old Trafford, Hospitality Suite, September 2007
The Resipole Gallery, Argyle, Graduate Show, August 2007
Castlegate Gallery, Montrose, Solo Exhibition, July 2007
Audi Showroom, Aberdeen, June 2007
The Cross Gallery, Aberdeen, Solo Exhibition, May 2007
R.S.A., Students Exhibition, Edinburgh, March 2007

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