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Scottish Arts Council

SAC is one of the principal channels for Government funding of the arts in Scotland. Their site provides a comprehensive A-Z index of arts related organisations in Scotland. On-line links to Web pages are building up nicely and, where no links exist, names and addresses are provided.

A'anside Studios is a stained glass workshop and cabinetmaker based in Tomintoul. Site features online shop selling Scottish made crafts and gifts in stained glass and specially designed decorative wooden boxes.

About Scotland Art has a selection of Scottish-themed pictures by the portrait artist J.H.Anderson. Subjects range from castles to shawlie women and Scottish trams.

Accolade Watercolours is by Jo Johnson, a Scottish watercolour artist based in Fife, Scotland, whose subjects include landscapes, farms, and fishing villages. Many were painted in and around the Campsie Fells and harbours of East Fife.

Amber Arts based in Abbeyhill, Edinburgh is a picture framing workshop and gallery with a wide range of mouldings from natural wood finishes such as ash, ramin and beech, ornate gilt frames, modern painted finishes and aluminium mouldings. Each order is hand made and finished on the premises.

AndrewsCarvings has original hand crafted wooden sculpture by Scottish artist Andrew Howe. He has been producing these items for about ten years and Celtic themes are feature prominently in his work.

Art Exposure Gallery site shows examples of Scottish contemporary art - painting, ceramics, jewellery, sculpture etc in the gallery wich was formed in 1989 and is located behind the Tron Theatre, Glasgow.

Art Forum Scotland aims to provide you with Scottish amateur contemporary, oil, and watercolour paintings from featured artists from the Northeast of Scotland. Artists are promoted on the site free of charge. There are also useful links to information on learning about art, art supplies, art holidays, and a host of local community sites in the Northeast of Scotland.

Art From Scotland shows the collection of contemporary, award-winning prints and serigraphs available from local stockists plus a short biography of the artists themselves. Artists include James Watt and James Orr (who have works in the UK Royal collections) and J. D. Fergusson, one of Scotland's foremost artists of the 20th century.

Artistri has been created to promote the original contemporary art by graduates of Scottish Art Colleges and Universities. You can purchase a unique piece of original art at a very reasonable price as each artist is at the start of his or her career.

Atholl Gallery in Dunkeld, Perthshire, specialises in contemporary Scottish art. There are seasonal exhibitions featuring different artists in a wide range of materials including engraving, glassware, jewellery, oils, pottery, sculpture, watercolours and wood.

Eric Auld is an Aberdonian who has created in paint the wonderful values seen in his city and surrounding countryside - the rocks of coast or hill, the contrasts of sea, river and loch along with the infinite variations of North East weather. His original work is in public and private collections throughout the world.

Aviemore Photographic are based in the Highlands and offer a photographic and video service. The site has examples of the company's work,

William Band is an honours graduate from the Ontario College of Art who became a successful commercial artist and went on to teach art. His Scottish ancestry has led him to create paintings of many Scottish subjects and his "Paintings of Scotland" show in Georgetown, Ontario Canada presented 58 scenes from across Scotland, some of which are displayed on his Web site.

Banff and Buchan Arts Forum presents samples of the creative work produced by members of the forum.

D. Bruce Bennett Celtic Art has original paintings, colour prints & cards, games posters, pen & ink prints & cards, T-shirts, Christmas cards, children’s posters & cards - all created with Scottish motifs (they are all there - Scottish landscapes, thistles, kilts, ancient castles, crofters’ cottages, bagpipers & drummers, Highland dancers, ruined abbeys, Scottie dogs and, of course, shaggy Highland cattle).

Butterworth Paintings is the Web site for the Ballogie Gallery website, a Scottish Gallery situated on Royal Deeside between Banchory and Aboyne, Aberdeenshire. The gallery hosts a permanent exhibition of oil paintings and watercolour paintings by Howard Butterworth and limited edition prints and unlimited edition prints can be purchased through this Website.

Caledoniart specialises in the sale of contemporary Scottish art outside of Scotland. It is a family company, based in Glasgow which focuses on selling Scottish contemporary art in London and elsewhere. It was set up in 2007 by Amanda Brock who became a solicitor qualified to operate in in both Scotland and England. But her interest in art moved from being of a collector to being an art dealer. As well as exhibitions in London, Caledoniart has its first New York exhibition in April 2009 and other adventures in exotic places are planned. Her co-directors are architect and interior designer, Ross Duguid and art and antiques enthusiast, Charles Brock. There are examples of the work of over 40 Scottish artists on the site (including Peter Howson and Jolomo).

The photography of Colin Baxter is well known through his illustrations for books and calendars. This site has information on the wide range of publications and gift items illustrated with the characteristic and unique style of photography of Colin Baxter.

Graeme Baxter Fine Golf Art has a collection of limited and open edition prints from oil paintings by the official artist to the Ryder Cup and PGA Europe.

In Big Alba Photography Alistair Keddie presents a scenic mix of island, mountain, loch and stream in a range of high quality digital photographs and prints. You can view a selection of these on the site or order high quality digital prints.

Laurence Broderick draws inspiration for his figurative and abstract, bronze and stone sculpture from the female nude and wildlife, in particular the otter and other endangered species. He also specialises in commissioned portrait heads in bronze. He is joint president of the International Otter Survival Fund, a global charity for the conservation of the otter, based on the Isle of Skye.

Ruth Brownlee is a Scottish contemporary artist-based in the Shetland Isles. She has some of her paintings in numerous private collections throughout UK, Europe and USA. There are works in public collection in Shetland Museum - many of them portray the visual drama of the Shetland environment.

Bill Buchan is an animal artist who creates made to order portraits of your pets.

Ken Bushe is a contemporary Scottish artist based in Broughty Ferry who paints in oils natural phenomena and atmospheric effects - landscape, sky studies seascapes and colour studies - in a modern idiom for the contemporary world.

Caledonian Tenors was the brainchild of the legendary Scottish comedian and Impressario, the late Jimmy Logan. It consists of three versatile Tenors (Alexander Morrison, Paul Rendall and Campbell Russell) who sing a repertoire ranging from Scottish Music to Opera, with the emphasis on the promotion of Scottish Song both traditional and popular. Individually, their versatility ranges from the White Heather Concert Party through the concert/oratorio platform to opera.

Camairish Landscape Photography presents images created by Fife-based photographer Ian Paterson. The site has a an extensive collection of richly coloured landscape images of Scotland including a gallery dedicated to the Kingdom of Fife. There are also galleries covering places further afield (mostly New Zealand & Australia) and wildlife. All images are available to purchase.

The art of Iain Carby has been influenced by his travels particularly in Spain & the Ballearic Islands. He has exhibited his work at a number of galleries in Aberdeen and the London Art Fair and gained 1st Prize at the R.S.A. Edinburgh in February 2000.

Changinglight is the Web site of photographer Andy Lock containing his gallery of beautiful landscape photographs from around the Scottish Highlands, including glens, mountains, lochs and the rugged landscape of the West Coast of Scotland. The magnificent and unspoiled Scottish Highlands, have been captured for everyone to enjoy the world over. they are also available to buy in a range of unique prints. Andy's landscape images feature regularly in the pages of the Scottish culture magazine SCOTS.

Classic-Art is run by Carol Ann Andrews as a one-woman business from a small studio outside Glasgow, Scotland. The site has background information about the company and some examples of her work.

Kirstie Cohen works from her studio on an isolated Highland croft, creating evocative artwork, reminiscent of Turner, of the wild hills and shores on canvas. The site illustrates a large selection of works in oil on canvas and prints which are available for sale.

Cornerstone Gallery creates quality chess sets based on the themes of the battle of Bannockburn (designed by Nigel Tranter) and Robert Burns.

Country Threads Fine Sporting Art limited edition prints and greetings cards are produced in-house in Lauder, Scotland, from the fine art work of two sporting and country artists Rosemary Park and L.M.Clark. The Cross Stitch and Tapestry on this site are are taken from their original art.

craftscotland is a national and international showcase for Scottish craft which acts as a gateway to all crafts-based activities for both the public and for the crafts community. It is a not-for profit charity, funded by the Scottish Arts Council. Their website is a searchable directory which potentially gives every maker and craft outlet in Scotland their own free webpage and this can be searched in a variety of ways. In addition to craft retailers, there are areas for galleries, events, news, features, opportunities, training, crafts and business advice.

Creativity produces hand-painted tile panels and murals, knitwear, embroidered sweatshirts, velvet scarves.

Dallas Art is a portrait studio in the "original" village of Dallas in the heart of the Scottish Highlands. Commission work includes pictures of people, dogs, cats, horses, houses and boats, and the occasional still life painting. Working from photos, which will be returned in good condition, James Collins can create a unique and accurate portrait of children, animals (bringing out the inner character of the subject), or a landscape or harbour scene, in pencil, gouache or watercolour.

Ann Davidson produces collage-paintings inspired by the landscapes of Sutherland, the Scottish Highlands (and of Iceland). Ann grew up in Tongue and Helmsdale, then studied art in Surrey and London. She has exhibited at Dunrobin Castle, Sutherland; The Bath Art Fair; The London Ecology Centre; Timespan Gallery, Helmsdale; and at various other places in Britain as well as in Canada and the U.S.A.

Stefan D M Davies is a photographic artist who was brought up on the beautiful Isle of Harris where he now lives and works. He pecialises in landscape photography and he has set out to photograph Harris, Skke and the Western Highlands to highlight aspects of their beauty.

dealbh.com - Scottish Art Gallery is based in Dunoon, Argyll and has a range of photographic prints and traditional and contemporary pictures of Scotland by Scottish artists. You can buy these via the online with secure server.

Denver Gallery offers for sale online a selection of black and white Scottish landscape photographs many of which convey the atmosphere, diversity and beauty of the country's natural landscape. The photographer, John Morrison lives in the village of Fintry, Stirlingshire, Central Scotland, close to the historic town of Stirling, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs.

Deveron Arts is a contemporary arts project in the small market town of Huntly, in the North-East Scotland, where they have created a distinctive approach to contemporary art in which the place itself becomes the centre of art production. They attract artists from all around the world, who come and live in the town, and create art which has been stimulated by the local environment. The focus is on the visual arts which form a catalyst connecting with performance artists, musicians and a wide range of other creative practitioners. The traces of their work have evolved into a collection - The Town Collection - placed in pubs, shops, schools, offices and other spaces around the town.

Linda Dewar began her performing career as a singer of American folk music, eventually finding her musical “home” in the melodies of her Scottish ancestors. Her rich voice, distinctive guitar styling, and engaging stage presence have made her a popular and familiar favorite among fans at ceilidhs, Burns nights and festivals as well as the more intimate environments of pubs and house concerts throughout the western states. Her excellent solo album "Where the Heart Is" includes songs of leaving, longing and returning.

Hugh Dodd is an artist, illustrator, writer and cartoonist and is a well known contributor to many leading Scottish newspapers, journals and a host of other publications. He specialises the essential spirit, romance and humour in illustrating golf in its many moods. A number of his golf prints are illustrated on the site and are available for purchase.

Driftwood Scotland brings the enjoyment of natural Scottish driftwood sculptures to a wider audience, whilst raising awareness of wildlife conservation. The site illustrates many of the unique garden and interior sculptures created by Marian Bruce and available for purchase. 10% of the profits of Driftwood Scotland are donated to charities that conserve and restore Scotland’s ancient forests.

Dun Studio Dun Studio Web site shows samples of the work of artist John Bathgate which can be bought by mail or by visiting his studio on the Isle of Skye in Scotland.

Edinburgh Artbreaks provide art and painting vacations with tuition by skilled artist/tutors. Choose from many painting subjects and styles, art gallery visits. En-suite hotel accommodation, inspiring studios - all year round!

Edinburgh Printmakers Studio and Gallery in the centre of the capital is an artists' studio and gallery dedicated to contemporary fine-art printmaking. Established in 1967 it was the first open access studio in Britain. Studio facilities are provided at reasonable cost to anyone - professional printmakers, artists and beginners alike - who wishes to work in etching, lithography, screenprinting or relief printing.

Edinburgh Prints are based on originals in the National Galleries of Scotland in Edinburgh produced accurately on heavy-weight paper. The site has lots of prints illustrated on the site.

Bryan Evans is a Scottish based Painter & Printmaker specialising in paintings and prints of Glasgow, Edinburgh and other Scottish towns and cities. The media used most often are watercolour painting, etchings and mezzotints. He is a contemporary artist who was once hailed in the Glasgow Herald as the 'New Scottish Impressionist'. Samples of his work are in the Web site.

Linda M Farquarson is a Scottish printmaker who works mainly in the linocut relief-printing medium plus small wood engravings. The prints for sale can be viewed on the Website.

Fenton Barns has Arts & Crafts exhibition galleries, studios, workshops and art supplies in North Berwick, East Lothian. There are daily demonstrations and there is the work of over 50 Artists & Crafters on display. Art work and supplies can be sent worldwide. Fenton Barns is listed as a three-star tourist attraction and the Web site has lots of illustrations of the art work available.

Flooders Gallery is a gallery and working artist's retreat in a traditional 17th century croft in Huntly, Aberdeenshire. The gallery shows contemporary wood carving and painting. The Wood carving is done by artist Ron Noble who creates natural formed furniture and furnishings (tables, bowls, chests, mushrooms and fruit as well as unique sculptures). Karin Lamont paints and exhibits works that is a "mixed media" of acrylic and pastel paints. The web site shows a selection of their work as well as some biographical information.

Michael Forbes - Surreal Art for sale with examples on show. Subjects include balloons, fish, animals and a certain black humour.

Fotheringham Gallery is situated in Bridge of Allan near Stirling. It was established in 1997 by sisters Claire and Leigh Fotheringham, and is renowned for the quality and range of original art it sells, including contemporary Scottish paintings by leading Scottish artists alongside unique contemporary British ceramics, sculpture, glass and handmade Scottish designer jewellery. All currently available stock can be viewed online and is updated daily.

Frames Contemporary Gallery is based in Perth and promotes contemporary Scottish Art. Artists are drawn from all over Scotland and include well established names as well as up and coming artists. The web-site has lots of illustration of the work of the artists plus their biographies. There is also a section giving a Background to Scottish Art

Hannah Frank was born in 1908 and so is one of the last living links to the Art Nouveau period. Her black and white, Aubrey Beardsley-like drawings are familiar to Glaswegians who lived in the city in the 1960s - her art was often on show in the camera shop of Charles Frank Ltd in the city (as well as being exhibited in the Royal Glasgow Institute and the Royal Scottish Academy). Her later sculptures have also been exhibited in the Royal Scottish Academy, the Hunterian Gallery, and the National Portrait Gallery Edinburgh. Hannah Frank has recently been offered Honorary Membership of the Glasgow Society of Women Artists for her services to Art and in particular to celebrate the publication of her book illustrating her drawings and sculpture.

The Fyne Studios of Don McNeil and Jean Bell are situated just on the road to Tighnabruaich in the Cowal peninsula, in the village of Newton. Their working studios are open to the public throughout the year, displaying examples of their artistry. Each artist focuses on the emotional aspect of the wild and rugged Scottish landscape along with the ever changing weather and dramatic lighting of the West side of Scotland. The Web site has a good selection of their colourful work.

Clare Galloway is a young artist who works in many fields ranging from collaborations to tutoring and workshops. Her interests are wide-ranging and she tutors from a home studio in west Edinburgh, or across Scotland and northern England, in food growing and sustainable landscaping.

Gay Grossart is a graduate of both the Edinburgh College of Art and Leith School of Art and she has exhibited widely in group and solo shows throughout the UK since 1986. Gay works primarily in oils, watercolours and pastels and there are examples of her abstracts, figure painting and portraits while the landscapes and seascapes evoke her early homeland of East Lothian, Scotland.

Gisla Woodcraft based at Uig, Isle of Lewis, has been creating first-class hand wood-turned objects for over a quarter of a century. Each piece is created to the customer's specification so each item is unique. In addition to the online facility, there is also a traditional gift shop 23 miles south west of Stornoway, open from April to the end of September.

The Glasgow Art Fair has established itself as the place to view, buy and sell art in Scotland. The largest contemporary art fair in the UK outside London, the fair brings together 50 selected galleries in pavilions in the heart of Glasgow's city centre.

The well known Glasgow Print Studio provides a range of services to artists and the public in the West of Scotland including a custom-built printmakers workshop, a gallery exhibiting local and international artists and a retail outlet: The Original Print Shop.

Glenelg Candles are hand crafted and all of their designs are original. Some of the candles have a practical purpose as well - such as the Anti-Midge Candles snd the latest range of Aromatherapy Candles. The biggest sellers, however, are the Highland Landscape Candles in the Summer, Autumn, and Sunset Colours and the ever-popular Flower and Heather Candles.

globalart4u creates original fine art, crafts, handmade Scottish greeting cards. Plus portraits painted by Scot's artist Linda Atherton, your designs translated onto mirrors and/or tiles by Scots artists Lesley Burr (Shetland) and Mo Shankland. Also sculptures by Scottish sculptor Alexander Stoddart.

The web site for Rob Gordon ART showcases the paintings by emerging contemporary Scottish artist Rob Gordon. He studied Fine Art at the prestigious Gray`s School of Art in Aberdeen and achieved a Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree. He now specialises in landscapes, seascapes, still-life, portraits and wildlife. His paintings hang in galleries and private collections throughout the United Kingdom as well as Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States.

Greenart is the website for Scottish artist Richard Green who works primarily with stained glass, although he also paints, creates sculptures and jewellery from his studio in West Lothian. The website shows his latest work and there is also information on commissioning an artwork. You can also read more about how the artist designs his stained glass artwork.

John Grzesinski is a Fife-based illustrator and cartoonist. His Web site has examples of the his work with two galleries of "life" and others on Scotland (and Amsterdam) as well as some of his cartoons.

Greatscots was created by Scott Sutherland, a sculptor living in the North of Scotland, working mainly in bronze and pewter. The site contains examples of his work - a range of figures from Scotland's history including William Wallace, Rob Roy MacGregor, Jarl Harald etc. There are biographical notes for each.

Harry Hood creates dry stone paving and dry stone walling, landscaping, granite sett paving design and natural stonework without cement. Using a range of materials, he can produce streetscaping or landscaping with a difference, including celtic knotwork patterns using granite setts. He has experience of working with many different types of stone in many different locations, including Caithness slate for paving and for a drystane dyke in the Beechgrove Garden, Yorkstone paving in Sheffield and on Ben Alder Lodge Estate etc.

Michael Heseltine has contemporary abstract oil paintings for sale which have been influenced by the Expressionists, Impressionists and The Scottish colourists. He specialises in landscape around his home in Scotland and his oil paintings are often on a large scale. Previous commissions have included the House of Lords, House of Commons and Royal Yacht Britannia.

Hive1.com offers free gallery space for emerging artists across a range of formats from oils to digital. Based in Glasgow, the gallery principally offers various support to Glasgow based artists. The site provides links to the artists' website. All pictures displayed can be sent as a 'direct to mail' e-card and each artist has an individual guestbook.

Deryk Houston left Castle Douglas in 1966 for British Columbia, Canada. His first Scottish exhibition of his paintings was at the Castle Douglas art gallery in August 2001. He is also doing a mother and child art project in a large farmers field near Castle Douglas. This is a working study for a massive permanent art image to be completed on top of a mountain in the Canadian Rockies.

Lorraine G Huber is a contemporary abstract artist and her original modern abstract paintings and ceramics can be found in many private and corporate collections throughout the UK, Europe and the USA. Her mixed media paintings are sold on-line, with a large selection on view in the Web site.

Illustration Scotland is a collective of award winning Scottish Illustrators, UK Illustrators, and digital artists. The site is a showcase of online galleries for illustration artists such as Mark Bannerman, Clare Mackie, Felix Cusack, Chris Wadden, Mark Dean, Gaynor Shephard, Shaun McLaren Bill Piggins and Rowena Dugdale. Each illustrator has their own information section linking from their gallery pages which represent a sampler of this UK illustrators collective.

Indigo Gallery opened in July 2002 and is centrally located above the main post office in South Street, St Andrews. Indigo's exhibitions are a mixed collection of affordable artwork, woodwork, jewellery and sculpture.

Invergordon Off The Wall is a group which aims to regenerate and enhance Invergordon. "Off The Wall" refers to a series of murals being created in the town designed to promote community involvement and a sense of local identity.

Island Focus is a site featuring the work of photographer Sue Anderson, who specializes in high quality photographs of the Scottish islands, which are available to buy online in the form of mounted or unmounted prints, calendars, greetings cards, and individually tailored gift albums.

The Ian Kenny Gallery a family owned business in Larkhall, Lanarkshire, has a selection of fine art prints from a range of artists on view and available to purchase.

Hugh Kirkwood enjoys painting in the open air - and that includes big game on the Masai Mara in Africa, as well as Scottish architecture, in particular, castles. Other locations range from the Cromarty Firth to Portree.

Larks Gallery, located in Ballater on Royal Deeside, offers a selection of work from leading Scottish artists as well as some of the best emerging talents in painting, print making, sculpture, ceramics, glass, textiles, photography and jewellery design.

Lasting Presence is a small but busy studio hiding away in the Highland hills run by Sarah Meldrum offering a photographic restoration service (to repair fading, creases, tears etc) together with a portraiture (children, adults, horses, dogs, cats and other animals) and full colour high quality prints from originals.

Leo Fine Art features the work of Scottish Artist, Stewart Soutar who specialises in drawing and painting (in both oils and watercolour), stained glass fine art panels and building or restoring architectural glass. Stewart was born in Arbroath and now works in the Scottish Borders. Currently, he has a collection of original work numbering over 50 pieces available for sale or for public gallery show.

Leith Gallery is one of Scotland's leading galleries in Scottish Contemporary Art. A number of Scotland's established artists are represented here with paintings, sculpture, ceramics, designer silverware and jewellery, limited edition prints & serigraphs.

Loch Ness Art Studio is the online art gallery of Vandeleur Leigh whose speciality is undertaking portraiture commissions - people or pets - with glorious backgrounds including, but not limited to landscape, seascape and interiors. And there are also illustrations of "sightings" of Loch Ness Monsters in various humorous guises.

The Lost Gallery in Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, shows works by Scottish modern artists who most excite the owners, artist Peter Goodfellow and his wife Jean. It is set deep in Glen Nochty, Upper Donside in a 19th century farmhouse. Examples of the gallery's innovative show of contemporary art sculpture and photography are illustrated on the Web site.

Angus McEwan R.S.W. is an artist who was born in 1963 in Dundee and graduated with Honours from the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee. The Web site has examples of his work as well as details of the exhibitions at which his art has been on show.

Andrew McIntosh from Grantown-On-Spey creates a range of fine art, postcards and and giclee prints using a variety of techniques on Scottish subjects from Eilean Donan to Edinburgh (and points in between).

Made in Cromarty has been set up by some creative people in Cromarty who have got together to create hand-made arts, crafts and gifts for sale over the Web. Bärbel Dister has been making pottery and sculptures in the Cromarty Pottery for many years and Kitty Gommers has a wide variety of skills resulting in a wide range of card designs. And Jim Pennie loves wood and anything he can make of it in his workshop. Lots of illustrations of the unique items available.

Marvellous Image showcases the photographic works of Chris Mooney who uses both traditional film camera and development techniques as well as digital photography, manipulation and enhancement. The site has lots of examples of his work, including alarge section on images of Glasgow.

Stuart Miller was born in Irvine, Ayrshire and Stuart Miller Limited is a group of artists creating both digital and conventional illustrations, animation, and Digital Visuals for architects, developers and promotional advertising. The site has many examples of their work.

Millers Art in is Scotland's largest Art & Craft shop with locations around the country. The site has information on company history, free in-store demonstrations and in-store workshops.

Monarch Woodturning is dedicated to the art of woodturning, created by a craftsman who lives on Speyside. There are some beautiful illustrations of some of his hand crafted products which are available for purchase. He has also created a page on his local area as well as an extensive reading list of of the very best titles on woodturning and crafting.

Mull Art has lots of examples of prints and paintings of Mull and elsewhere by Angus Stewart who is based on the island in Tobermory. There is also an artists' directory for Mull and Iona. And there's an illustrated page on Tobermory so you can find your way to the artist's studio.

Peter Mylles is both an artist and a prize-winning photographer who has amassed a thirty-year catalogue of landscapes and animal life photography, particularly in the Scottish Highlands and Islands. His art reflects this abundant source of subject matter with atmospheric mountain, seascape and landscape illustrations - a number of which can be seen on the site.

Walter Neilson is an experienced Fife-based photographer working throughout Scotland specialising in fashion, hair, music, restaurant, people, places, public relations and press photography. A number of his photographs appear as illustrations of restaurants appear in Great Places to Eat on the Rampant Scotland site.

Niche Gallery stocks a unique collection of sculpture, pottery, jewellery and gifts from Scottish and UK artists. They have art to suit any budget from originals to signed limited editions, hand made ceramics, sculptures, and traditional Scottish gifts and crafts. They also supply stylish fashion and classic jewelry.

Richard Newton is a Scottish based photographer who works with all camera formats and in addition to his own black and white processing facilities arranges colour processing and printing with reliable professional laboratories. Richard's speciality is portraiture in a working environment, however he also provides photography for a wide range of clients and sectors including annual reports, corporate, events, still life, fashion, music, industrial, public relations, and landscapes.

Oatfield Collectors' Gallery of East Lothian in Scotland, offers for sale a variety of hand-painted pieces of Scottish craftwork, each item produced in acrylics on attractive pieces of driftwood recovered from the shores of the famous Firth of Forth. In addition to art and craft work, the site offers an ever-changing assortment of original Scottish antiques and collectibles.

Open Eye Gallery is situated in the heart of Edinburgh's historic New Town. It has a programme of exhibitions covering contemporary and fine art ranging from the work of the young contemporary to that of the established school. In addition to paintings, the gallery specialises in early 20th century prints, sculpture and contemporary crafts. The site also includes "Eye Two" (i2) which opened in 1998 and specialises in 20th century American and European printmaking.

Outer Hebrides Landscape Photographs by Mike Shailes are available for purchase online from his Web site via a secure, online payment system. Mike has been a landscape photographer for over 30 years and is now based in Stornoway, on the Scottish Isle of Lewis. A large number of his photographs can be viewed in the online gallery shop.

Painted Mountains is the gallery and on-line shop displaying the work of Neil J Barlow, who lives in the West of Scotland and who specialises in painting magnificent mountains. You will find original watercolour paintings and limited edition prints of Scotland, The Lake District, Snowdonia and The Alps

Martin Pettinger is a landscape photographer who lives near Kinross and most of his gallery of photographs have been taken in the surrounding area of Fife, Perthshire and Clackmannanshire.

Photo Workshops in black and white landscape photography is run by John Morrison based in the picturesque village of Fintry in Stirlingshire. Tuition is one to one but two people can be accommodated. The two day course includes darkroom fine printing, theory and practice and also location photography in the stunning area of the Trossachs - part of Scotland's first National Park.

Pivotal Art is the newest gallery in Glasgow's Merchant City. It offers ever changing exhibitions of contemporary Scottish painting, sculpture and photography in the spectacular surroundings of Merchant Square (The Old Candleriggs Market).

Poppy Photography has a collection of limited edition flower, plant and nature inspired photographic fine art prints by Joanne Macrae. They were inspired by the beautiful world of flowers and plants and have been taken mainly in Scotland. Prints are sold individually or as a 'collection'.

Portico Gallery is an art gallery and picture framers based at Helensburgh exhibiting Scottish and international artists. They have limited edition and signed prints by artists such as McKenzie Thorpe, Simon Bull, Joy Kirkton-Smith, Gary Hodges and Gordon King plus original paintings and engravings and jewellery by local designer Linda MacDonald.

Potfest is a vehicle to promote ceramics in general and potters in particular by providing an access point for all ceramic activity in the UK. There is a directory of potters, some of which are in Scotland.

rdw Glass is a decorative glass company which also runs beginners classes in stained glass from its studio in Glasgow. It offers a comprehensive range of quality bespoke products and services to the decorative glass market including the design, manufacture and installation of stained glass, leaded lights, light fittings or light boxes, fused glass tiles, fused glass sculptures, signs, club embems or business logos.

Really Fine Art Company displays for sale the limited edition prints of Rosemary Park and L M Clark who are based at The Old School House, Girnoc, Ballater. The prints are produced on Giclee Paper and Canvas and produced in Scotland. Subjects include "Black Faced Sheep Scottish Winter" and "Atlantic Shore".

Red Rag Gallery specialises in fine contemporary art, sculpture and contemporary paintings from present day English, Irish and Scottish artists. And throughout the year Red Rag Gallery feature a changing program of Modern Art from leading British artists. Their "site map" presents a formidable list of artists and art.

Joanna Repton creates individually handcrafted jewellery, inspired by natural form - classic, wearable and elegant - this precious metal and gemstone jewellery combines timeless appeal with a modern twist. The comprehensive range of jewellery ranges from personal wear to small pieces of silverware for gifts or for the home.

Rhue Studio is the open gallery of James Hawkins. He has been working in Rhue on the shores of Loch Broom in Wester Ross for 22 years now, producing vibrant, romantic expressionist views of Scottish landscapes.

Robert Burns World Federation - Robert Burns Sculptures by acclaimed sculptor David Cornell, draws on the 18th century portrait of Robert Burns by Alexander Nasmyth, to create the first marble bust to be created of Scotland's national poet since the 19th Century, and a classical art standard lost wax bronze. Burns died at an early age of 37 and Cornell has read into the Nasmyth portrait the sensitivity and gentleness of young poet. Measuring approximately 26" high, each marble bust available for purchase is carved by hand from the marble block and no two pieces can ever be exactly the same. See the site for further details.

Rockcliffe Art Gallery is a small friendly art gallery, located in the captivating seaside village of Rockcliffe, Dumfries and Galloway, with panoramic views over the open sea of the Solway Firth to the hills beyond. Their aim is to foster the talent of artists starting their exhibiting career, and to build relationships with longstanding artists to make their artworks more accessible and easier to buy. The art gallery is open 7 days a week from 9am to 9pm.

Frances Ross is a sculptor who specialises in classical figures and portrait heads in bronze. Works can be ordered from a portfolio or by commissions from life or from photographs. She has exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy, the Edinburgh Gallery and Paisley Museum and Art Galleries.

ScotlandArt.com represents over 140 artists and only carries original art rather than limited prints. The paintings can be viewed at the Glasgow art gallery in Giffnock. The artists range from graduates and students of the Scottish Art Schools to established names such as Peter Howson and Lesley Banks. Scotland Art carries paintings and drawings from abstract paintings and landscapes to figurative and life drawing or portraits plus a large selection of Scottish designer jewellery.

Scotland In Photo: Landscape Photography illustrates the photographs of Christopher Redhead which are there for browsing or purchase. They cover mainly Loch Lomond & The Trossachs, Glencoe & Rannoch Moor and Waterfalls & Streams. He likes to work in the golden hours which offer atmospheric conditions, long shadows, textured terrain and peacefulness.

Scotmart Gallery of Fine Art is based in Fife and has art and photography available from a small collection of recognised and up-and-coming artists.

Scottish-art.com has limited edition prints and original paintings, from a select number of Scottish artists.

Scottish Artists Gallery shows Scottish contemporary art, consisting of mainly Scottish landscape paintings and oil paintings of Castles from Scotland. The oil paintings are all original hand painted works and are for sale and available to buy online. All paintings come with a brief description of the theme, where and when painted and signed by the artist.

Scottish Fine Art are specialists in buying and selling pre-1950s Scottish oils and watercolours. There is an on-line gallery and you can advertise pictures for sale on the site, post a request for work by a particular artist or subject and have a valuation for a pre-1950 Scottish oil or watercolour.

Scottish Fine Art invites you to view and purchase quality paintings and sculpture direct from four artists working in the far reaches of the Outer Hebrides - David Greenall, Ruth O'Dell, Simon Rivett and Jane Stewart

The Scottish Gallery is the largest and oldest private gallery in Scotland, The Scotish Gallery is located in the heart of Edinburgh's New Town. It currently concentrates on 20th century and contemporary Scottish painters and the Gallery also exhibits applied art - ceramics, jewellery, glass, metalwork, wood & textiles

Scottish Glass Society has about 200 members comprising hot glass artists. stained glass artists, engravers, collectors, students, and academics, and is concerned with widening the knowledge of glassmaking and working in Scotland. The site lists the members in each category and provides some illustrations of their work.

Scottish Highland Watercolours sells original Scottish Highland watercolour paintings by well established watercolour artists and commissions are undertaken.

Scottish Indie Art Space illustrates generated images, paintings, landscapes in medium sized graphics from a number of contributors.

Scottish Landscape Paintings. There are a number of paintings by artist and novelist Hugh Noble on this web site, for sale by online secure card processing.

Scottish Landscape Photography by James Craig has a large selection of colour and black and white images of Scotland available for purchase and to view on the site.

Scottish Landscapes Online has lots of lovely, artistic photography by a professional photographer taken from all around Scotland on view and on sale. And if you have a particular interest in an area or subject, just drop a line with your requirements.

Scottish Paintings are by Jim McIntyre who has painted professionally since 1980, working originally from the village of Tongue in Sutherland. He has painted the North Highland landscape through all the seasons as well as Edinburgh old and new town and now paints extensively in and around Perthshire. The site contains a selection of work covering different areas of Scotland.

Scottish Portraits displays a large selection of the commissioned work of James Collins, illustrating people, dogs, cats, horses, houses and boats, and the occasional still-life. You can have your own painting created in pencil or paint by sending a clear photo by email or post. Initial proofs are sent by email, normally within about two weeks.

Scottish Realms is a two-man art company with a portfolio of contemporary Scottish paintings and illustrations based on Scottish history, legend and mythology. In addition to famous historical characters there are also less well know individuals such as Earl Beardie and Thomas Weir and a whole gallery devoted to Scottish saints.

Scottish Watercolour Landscapes by Jim McIntyre are of the North Highland landscape through all the seasons while he was living in Tongue, Sutherland and he has also painted the old and new town of Edinburgh and around Pitlochry, Perthshire, mainly in watercolours. There are examples of his work on the Web site.

Sculpture Scotland is a directory of scottish sculptors producing figurative bronze sculpture, listing sculptors working mainly in bronze and producing figures that are either unique or one of a small edition. The site itself is non-profit making, designed to promote figurative Scottish sculpture.

St. Andrews Fine Art Gallery is based in Market Street, St. Andrews, Fife. The gallery has a wide range of paintings, watercolours and prints by traditional, modern and contemporary Scottish artists. Over 250 original works are always on show.

St Andrews Studio is where Iain Lowe has built his reputation exclusively on golf photography. From his base in St Andrews - the home of golf - Iain travels far and wide to photograph Scotland's rich treasure house of golf courses. The "perfect golf shot" indeed!

Shiel Arts is a one man sculpture-based arts company producing works on primarily Scottish themed subjects - although commissioned works on any subject are also undertaken. The company specialises in limited edition runs of between 50 and 350 and all works are sculpted, hand-cast and finished by the artist. A range of work can be viewed in the Web pages at various stages of completion.

Skye Sculpture aims to collect funds for a 1.5 times life size bronze sculpture at Sligachan of John Mackenzie and his internationally renowned climbing companion Norman Collie and the huge contribution they made to the early history of climbing in Skye. Additionally, the objective is to promote the value and connection of the local landscape, wild places and the Gaelic culture. The next stage of the project is now underway with the group working in close collaboration with local schools, organisations and people who are passionate about the Cuillin Mountains and Skye.

Mark Smith is an artist working in watercolour, inspired by the unique light and landscape in the North of Scotland where he now lives. His painting style is traditional, with a distinctly Edwardian feel. He is delighted to accept commissions and can create paintings in watercolour, especially landscapes, buildings, interiors and portraits.

John Stoa, based in Dundee, has an online gallery showing many of his collection of paintings of landscapes (including a number of the Scottish Highlands), flowers, romantic subjects, snow scenes and beaches. His fine art prints illustrate a range of Scottish towns and the site also give details on classes, workshops, commissions and special offers.

Strathearn Gallery and Potteryis a Craft Council selected gallery actively promoting work by contemporary artists and crafts people based in Scotland. The extensive and neat use of frames displays a huge range of artwork from the gallery. The site also displays work by Graduates from a number of Art Scottish art colleges and schools including Gray's School (Aberdeen), Jordanstone School (Dundee) and Edinburgh and Glasgow art schools.

Strathearn Arts and Crafts features a collection of local artists and some of their work.

Sami Thorpe, based in Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway, takes commissions to produce pencil portraits of people or animals based on photographs you supply. The Web site has a large selection from her portfolio, including some charming cats and dogs.

Thor's Hammer Woodcraft creates Norse and Celtic traditional woodcraft in Heathen, Druidic, Shamanic Wiccan designs, all handcrafted in Scotland. There are runes and ogam designs, figurines, shields, plaques, wands, staffs, pentacles, signs and nameplates available or you can commission your own designs.

Peter Thwaites creates watercolour paintings and prints of landscapes, seascapes, wildflowers, trees, fungi including Scottish landscapes and birdlife.

Tore Art Gallery is a new art gallery created in the former Free Church at Killearnan, near Tore, a few miles from Inverness. It houses the largest selection of original paintings and sculptures for sale anywhere in the Highlands. The Web site features a number of artists working in a variety of styles, with lots of illustrations.

Viking Galleries is a leading gallery in Aberdeen, specialising in supplying and framing local prints and originals by up-and-coming artists.

Jonathan Wheeler is a watercolour artist living in Findhorn whose paintings of Scottish and Edinburgh scenes, castles and other images are published as limited and open edition prints are available in galleries in Scotland and the UK and through his website.

Wildlife Art has been created by Martin Ridley, based in Dalguise near Dunkeld, Perthshire. You can view how sketches, preparatory drawings and a gallery of wildlife and wilderness art covering both bird and animal paintings is evolved from initial wildlife field encounters. Original wildlife art is for sale.

William Wilson is a fine art photographer who captures the Scottish landscape and familiar items in almost surreal photographs in colour and monochrome. All work is strictly Limited Edition, with no more than a total of 100 prints available of the particular image. These are available through selected galleries in Scotland.

Christopher Wood is Edinburgh-trained and lives and works in East Lothian painting landscapes which are still-lifes and more. He is an abstractionist with a precise sense of volume and form. A number of examples on show - and you are invited to downlaod an example for your monitor so that you can see the pictures within pictures, skies and seas where there are none, sensuality in the bleakest landscape.

Steve Horsfall is The Wood Carver and he is based on the Black Isle, north of Inverness. He creates personalised, hand-carved wooden kitchenware such as bread and cheese boards which are an ideal Wedding or Anniversary present. The web site features a variety of the attractive (and fun) items available from stock as well as some of the many commissions which have been completed.

Anthony Woodd is an Edinburgh based art gallery specialising in Scottish landscape, sporting and military pictures from the nineteenth and twentieth century. There is a good set of paintings and prints from an impressive list of artists on view on the Web site.

Woodlore was set up by Stuart Dalgleish in Hawick in the Scottish Borders to produce ideas in wood; sculpture, clocks, bowls, cd racks, tables, picture and mirror frames, barometers, candlesticks and shelves - as well as commissions. He only uses native hardwoods which are either windfallen or have been felled with the enviroment in mind.