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Here are a collection of images of landscapes that you can use as inspiration to create your own drawing, painting, collage, poem or piece of writing. You can find more landscape imagery on our ISLAND page and OUTSIDE / INSIDE page, where there are a number of short films that depict the British Landscape. You could try pausing the film on a frame you like and work from this. Or perhaps you can try working from memory. Is there a place that is special to you, that you can bring to mind? Try closing your eyes and visualising this place, then start to sketch or write out what you remember. Or maybe you can try working from your imagination and create an otherworldly, interior landscape such as those of Paul Nash Peter Doig, Lee Krasner.

CLICK HERE to find out more about Landscape painting and the varied approaches artists have taken to this subject through history.

There are also a  number of artists renowned for their landscapes such as Lucy Jones, Edward Hopper and David Hockney, who you will find on our  ARTISTS page.

The following photographs are published with the kind permission of Erika Robertson.

All © Erika Robertson  

Landscape of peaky hills, tawny green and dark greem hills and fields and woodland.
Lochside view looking out through low hanging branches and trees. Green hedgerow in the distant. The loch is reflecting the blues and whites of the sky and the trees and branches.
Rocky sandy beach scene with cloudy blue white and grey sky.
Scottish harbour scene with white and blue sailing boats, small white cottages and mountains in the distant. Rust coloured ground with blue loch and blue and white cloudy sky.
Lush Bluebell woodland, trees frame a clearing of bluebells. The light is streaking through the trees.
Scottish country road with small white cottage on the left, a red phone box on the right and mountains in the distance.
Dream like lanscape

Paul Nash, Landscape from a Dream 1936–8, Tate Archive, Creative Commons CC-BY-NC-ND (3.0 Unported)

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Evelyn Dunbar, A Land Girl and the Bail Bull  1945 , Tate Archive, Creative Commons CC-BY-NC-ND (3.0 Unported)

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Lucy Jones, Colour in Autumn, 2017, pastels on paper © Lucy Jones, courtesy of Flowers Gallery

The following photographs are courtesy of Daisy Richardson  


Image: Isle of Harris

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Image: Ferry to Uist


Image: Uist

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