The River Tay by Paul Tomkins At 117 miles, the River Tay is the longest river in Scotland and the second longest in the whole of the UK. With its origin on the slopes of Ben Lui, the river’s course flows east across the Highlands, through a number of lochs including Loch Tay, moves south-east to Perth and becomes tidal, then ends its journey with its mouth, the Firth of Tay, meeting the sea at Dundee.
'Out and About with Paul' - Oils Part 3 for Oban Lifeboat Station 40th Anniversary Open Day 2012. In Part 3 – Paul turns his attention to the tidal waters of the sea that flow into the bay of this West coast harbour in Scotland - in this painting produced in the simplest of layering techniques, working wet-into-wet in order to complete the painting in its entirety whilst in Oban.
RIVER TAY The River Tay is the longest river in Scotland and the seventh-longest in the United Kingdom. The Tay originates in western Scotland on the slopes of Ben Lui, then flows easterly across the Highlands, through Loch Dochhart, Loch Lubhair and Loch Tay, then continues east through Strathtay, in the centre of Scotland, then southeasterly through Perth, where it becomes tidal, to its mouth at the Firth of Tay, south of Dundee.
All That glistens Findhorn, moray, Scotland. At low tide near the estuary at findhorn the wet sand is filled with pools created by the fierce tidal flow which pulls up the sand into rippled ridges. In mid-day light the texture and colour isn't revealed particularly well, but near sunset it glistens like gold and the rippled sand is in sharp relief.