Reflections. An Exhibition by Ross Miller

Reflections is an ongoing series of drawings inspired by a trip Ross Miller made to Italy in 2019. Catch the exhibition at Upright Gallery from 11th September!

Reflections. An Exhibition by Ross Miller

About Reflections. An Exhibition by Ross Miller

“Reflections is an ongoing series of drawings inspired by a trip to Italy in 2019. Working from reference images of sculptures seen at the Vatican and Florence, these new works are the result of considerable time spent trying to achieve a balance of fine line-work, expressive marks and areas of realistic detail."  

An impromptu day trip to Rome inspired much of the work. A trip where I rushed around on foot to see as much as I could before having to run all the way from the Vatican Museum to Roma Centrale station to catch the last train to Pisa where I was staying. It was manic, and I think that comes across in the work through the frantic mark making of some of the quicker sketches. I've been feeling my way through depicting a figure as opposed to measuring the proportions of a face. It's a more expressive and intuitive approach to my usual work, conscious of the fact that I'm prone to overworking. But the larger drawings are something more laboured that I've sought to resolve more fully. 

The large piece on wooden panel is the culmination of all of the other work, everything else being more developmental in that sense. 

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Reflections. An Exhibition by Ross Miller are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment. All information (whether in text or photographs) is given in good faith but should not be relied upon as being a statement of representation or fact.

Other Events at Upright Gallery

Re:connections

Re:connections

27th November 2020 - 19th December 2020

This exhibition at Upright Gallery will show artist books on the theme of connections - past, present and future.
Read more

Similar events you might like...

Festival Wreath Making - Christmas Workshop

Festival Wreath Making - Christmas Workshop

5th December 2020

Get you into the Christmas spirit as you make beautiful Christmas Wreaths for your home or for fabulous gifts this December with The Edinburgh Sewcial Club!
Read more

Descriptive Tour for visually impaired visitors of Bright Shadows - Scottish Art in the 1920s

Descriptive Tour for visually impaired visitors of Bright Shadows - Scottish Art in the 1920s

9th January 2021

Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb for a tour specifically designed for visually impaired visitors focussing on our exhibition Bright Shadows - Scottish art in the 1920s.
Read more

Connections - Wholly Holistic

Connections - Wholly Holistic

10th January 2021 - 10th March 2021

Connections - Wholly Holistic, at Santosa Wellness Centre Edinburgh, is an exhibition along with workshops, spoken word, healing sounds, storytelling, book launches and more!
Read more

Manipulate Festival: Restless Worlds - A Kinetic Sculpture Artwalk

Manipulate Festival: Restless Worlds - A Kinetic Sculpture Artwalk

21st January 2021 - 1st February 2021
Various Locations Edinburgh

All across the city, in a moment of wider social and cultural upheaval, curious hidden worlds are shifting and revealing their secrets.
Read more

Edinburgh Wedding Exhibition

Edinburgh Wedding Exhibition

30th January 2021 - 31st January 2021

Dive headfirst into wedding planning at Edinburgh’s Largest Wedding Exhibition at BT Murrayfield Stadium. It's wedding heaven!
Read more

E. A. Hornel: From Camera to Canvas Conservator’s Tour

E. A. Hornel: From Camera to Canvas Conservator’s Tour

4th February 2021

Join Gail Egan and Henry Matthews on a special tour of E. A. Hornel: From Camera to Canvas.
Read more

Lecture: Artist, Model, Collector: Photography in the Life and Work of Mary Cameron

Lecture: Artist, Model, Collector: Photography in the Life and Work of Mary Cameron

12th February 2021

This lecture offers fresh insights into a fascinating artist. Dr Helen Scott is Curator of Fine Art at the City Art Centre, and author of Mary Cameron: Life in Paint.
Read more

Adult Creative Workshop: Paper Flappers and Jazz Age Fashion

Adult Creative Workshop: Paper Flappers and Jazz Age Fashion

13th February 2021

Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb to create elegant paper dolls and collaged portrait heads modelling the latest Art Deco styles in this adult creative workshop!
Read more

Magic of Origami - The Japanese Art of Paper Folding

Magic of Origami - The Japanese Art of Paper Folding

14th February 2021

Learn a centuries old Japanese art form. Basic origami folds make intricate designs with the goal to transform square sheets of paper into finished sculptures.
Read more

Find other events in Edinburgh

Sponsored Links

Popular Events

Santa’s Grotto at Dobbies Edinburgh
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Edinburgh for an exciting festive experience at Santa's Grotto!
Edinburgh Zoo’s Christmas Nights
Make your evenings merry and bright this festive season with a magical journey to the North Pole and back!
Castle Street Christmas Fair
Castle Street Christmas Fair returns in December, providing everyone with something special to buy and enjoy. Not to be missed this year!
The Parking Lot Social Winter Festival Edinburgh
The magic of Christmas lives on at The Parking Lot Social Winter Festival... featuring pantomimes, huge Christmas parties, festive movie screenings, fireworks, comedy, food trucks & more!
Unique Events: Drive In Movies - Christmas
Fasten your seatbelts – it’s time for Drive In Movies - Christmas! With a bumper selection of films to choose from, we hope you are ready for a wild ride.

Popular Venues

Edinburgh Playhouse Festival Theatre Edinburgh Kings Theatre Edinburgh National Museum of Scotland Traverse Theatre