Biography of Drysdale Scott

Drysdale A H Scott is a figurative artist who lives and works in Bearsden, in the north of Glasgow.

Scott is a painter who specialises in figure compositions portraits and still life. He creates narrative images that are based on modern day themes and events. Like many of the artists who have had an influence on his work, he has a great interest in “capturing a moment in time”. Composition, realism and strong draughtsmanship are of equal importance to him as is the narrative involved in creating his work. His main influences are – Velazquez, Titian, La Tour, Caravaggio, Hopper, Bacon and Freud.

Since graduating from Glasgow School of Art in 1987, Scott has taught Art and Design in several secondary schools in the Glasgow and North Lanarkshire areas. He has also lectured in continuing education programmes at Clydebank College, Ayr College and at Glasgow School of Art.


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