Original landscape and portraiture paintings

Perth, United Kingdom · 20 Sales


Original landscape and portraiture paintings

Perth, United Kingdom 20 Sales On Etsy since 2010

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Art is a Journey

My Etsy shop was opened in 2010, after a trip to continental Europe. I visited the classical 'Grand Tour' destinations of Paris, Rome, Florence and Berlin on a solo journey to see art in situ and experience each of these historic cities. I realised early on that it was more recent art, in particular that of the Post-Impressionists such as Van Gogh and Gauguin that fired my imagination and excited me. I was drawn to the partial abstraction and the colours. This freed
up some time that I spent wandering backstreets and off the tourist routes and discovered wonderful details and buildings that I captured on camera.

Arriving home, I couldn't wait to use those pictures to create my own work. This resulted in a group of detailed pen and watercolour drawings of various buildings from this journey plus a previous trips to Amsterdam and Cincinnati. Distinctive for their fine penmanship and delicate use of colour. I also created my first oil paintings from pictures from a trip to central Norway in winter. Both were well received not only by customers on Etsy but with private sales locally.

After a 3 year hiatus due to work and illness, I am now beginning to work on a new body of work. My main project is British rural and urban landscapes in oils of various sizes. However, work with a new art group is encouraging me to experiment with new media and so it is likely that I will also be presenting work based around smaller projects utilising sculpture, collage, digital photography and mixed media.

The shop's reopening is tentatively planned for late in 2014.

Shop members

  • Lorna Roberts

    Owner, Artist

    I've been drawing since I could hold a crayon. I live in eastern Scotland but have traveled and lived around the rest of the UK, Europe plus the US and China. This love of places and spaces features heavily in my work. Benny, my dog, oversees all.

Shop policies

Last updated on February 5, 2012
My paintings are all hand created from sketches and photographs taken in situ by me. I love to capture a place in line and colour where it transcends the original architecture or landscape.

My aim is to provide customers with prompt, polite service and have my work quickly delivered to you in perfect condition to enjoy yourself or as a gift.

Accepted payment methods

  • Other Method
Returns and exchanges
You have 30 days from purchase (excluding commissions) to change your mind and return the painting undamaged. On receipt of the painting, I will refund you the cost of the painting minus shipping within 7 days.
For your own peace of mind, payment is only available through paypal and must be in received in full before an item can be made ready for shipping. An item will be held for a customer for 3 days after purchase without payment, when it will become available to other customers (unless agreed otherwise between seller and customer).

Original photographs will be mailed within 2 working days.

Prices are for the original artwork, unframed- unless otherwise stated.

If you change your mind about a piece(excluding commissions) within the first 30 days after purchase, let me know via email or convo first. You will then receive a full refund minus shipping costs on its return to the seller in undamaged, as new, resellable condition.
Royal Mail Signed For. This is a service that tracks delivery and insures the item against loss/damage during delivery. Express or other options available upon request.

Watercolours are sent with cardboard backing for reinforcement. Oil paintings use bubble wrap to avoid damage during transit. Extra/alternative packing available on request.

All customers are responsible for any customs duties or taxes to which they may be liable.

All customers will be notified the day that the item is posted. This will be within 3 working days of full payment.

In the event of a non- delivery/ lost in the post, you will receive your full money back includng shipping.
Additional policies and FAQs
Custom orders/commissions are available. Terms are mutually agreeable and will be agreed in writing using Etsy's convo system.

If you have any queries about any aspect of my work or policies, feel free to contact me.

Discounts may be available for purchases of 3 or more items. Just ask.