Douglas Roulston - Romantic Scottish Landscape Artist

Harris The Heart of the Rhenigidale - Oil on Board - 60 x 60cm
Colonsays Dancing Light - Oil on Board - 60 x 60cm
Loch Ericht - Oil on Board - 60 x 60cm
Solitude of The Buachaille - Oil on Board - 60 x 60cm
Solitude Harris - Oil on Board - 60 x 60cm


Douglas Roulston

Douglas Roulston, originally from Glasgow, studied at Duncan of Jordanstone and achieved a MFA in Fine Art. He has taken the myths and legends of the Scottish Highlands and portrayed them with oil on canvas and expressive charcoal drawings. His passion for landscape has derived from his enthusiasm and love for outdoor sports such as skiing, mountain biking and hill walking.

The Scottish landscape inspired Douglas to study 19th century Romantic artists who first started to capture the picturesque scenery of places such as Glencoe and Loch Katrine. He has painted using his imagination and likes to capture the intensity of the Highlands and the power that it has over humanity. This is highlighted by over exaggerating rock faces and creating piercing light rays through breaking clouds, reflection and the tranquility of distant springs and lochs. Mankind or any human creations rarely feature in his work. It is the awe of nature, and the spirit of the sublime that is explored throughout his work.

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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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