Stunning images of the great outdoors

THE latest exhibition at the Whitehills Health and Community Care Centre takes the visitor on a stunning tour of the mountains of Scotland, stopping off at locations from Braemar and Edinburgh to the Falls of Dochart at Killin and the conservatory and gardens at the centre’s Strathmore Hospice.

The exhibition features 20 signed limited edition prints of popular Scottish scenes as well as five original oil paintings.

Detailed prints illustrating the ship RRS Discovery and Discovery Point in Dundee, The Grassmarket in Edinburgh and Glamis Castle in Angus share gallery space alongside prints of popular Scottish mountain scenes, from the Inaccessible Pinnacle and Sgurr Alasdair on Skye to The Cobbler and Lochnagar. His stunning pieces - including original oils of “Winter in the Cairngorms” and the atmospheric Ben Starav and Loch Etive - are proving a real hit with staff and patients alike. Keen hillwalker Paul draws his inspiration for his many of paintings from ‘the great outdoors’ in particular the rugged Scottish mountain landscapes. Paul has his own greetings card and print business, lives in Dundee and is a prolific full-time painter.Working mostly in oils, his art has been produced commercially in the form of calendars, jigsaws and place mats, as well as greetings cards. Exhibitions at the centre are changed every eight weeks and the works of art are for sale with the artist donating 20% commission on all sales to the Whitehills Arts & Environment Fund. All money raised is used to enhance the Whitehills environment. Anyone interested in buying one of his pieces can contact the Whitehills reception on Forfar 475203.