Modern artists use have used various techniques to illustrate the movement and joy of the dance.

Ceilidh Night

Ceilidh Night

Oil painting by Yvette Wu

Ceilidh

Ceilidh

Lucy Banaji is an illustrator and designer living and working in London. Her work is a playful mix of flat colour, texture and line-work influenced by mid-century modern illustration and contemporary painting. Banaji works digitally with all work beginning its journey on paper.

Sword Dance & Thistle

Sword Dance & Thistle

H. McComsey, 1974 Vintage Christmas Greetings

Dance Ecossaise

Dance Ecossaise

1936 Danse Ecossaise illustration

Highland Games, Portree on Skye

Highland Games, Portree on Skye

Barbara Moore, 2011

Hog'Manay

Hog'Manay

1000 piece puzzle - Alastair Hillary (Loon)

War Dance

War Dance

By Robert Griffing - shows a soldier of the 42nd Highland Regiment within the walls of Fort Ticonderoga during the French and Indian War, seeking a prophecy by engaging in an ancient Highland tradition.

When Highland Mary

When Highland Mary

When Highland Mary Does the Highland Fling 1908 Sheet Music

Vintage Postcard

Vintage Postcard

Vintage Postcard

Vintage Postcard

Snoopy

Snoopy

Snoopy and Woodstock - vintage tea towel, 1958 and 1965 designs.

"The MacAllister Series"

"The MacAllister Series"

Midges!! The Origin of the Highland Fling.

Highland Fling

Highland Fling

Possible Origins of the Highland Fling Rupert Besley, 1992

Highland Fling

Highland Fling

How to Do The Highland Fling Rupert Besley

Corgi Highland Fling

Corgi Highland Fling

by Susan Alison

Fruit Crate Label Art

Fruit Crate Label Art

1940s Vintage Advertising

Fruit Crate Label Art

Fruit Crate Label Art

1940s Vintage Advertising

When Scotty Plays the Pipes, Molly Brett (1902-1990)

Bunnies dancing - provenance unknown

Nursery Series - 1904 postcard Raphael Tuck & Sons

Robert Burns Dancing

Robert Burns Dancing

sketch by John Mackay

1996 Grenada Stamp

1996 Grenada Stamp

Goofy, Scrooge McDuck, and Mickey dance the sword dance to the pipes

The Sword Dance

The Sword Dance

by Canadian artist Joanne Gervais

Highland Dancer

Highland Dancer

by Scottish Artist Pauline James-Paterson

Highland Dance Wedding Gift

Highland Dance Wedding Gift

Comissioned portrait by Canadian artist Joanne Gervais

Highland Dancers

Highland Dancers

Sybil Goldstein Sybil Goldstein was a Toronto painter, curator and teacher.

Dancing the New Year In

Dancing the New Year In

Tim Cockburn is an artist and printmaker who lives and works in the harbour town of Pittenweem in Fife. Born in Sheffield in 1955, he trained at Edinburgh College of Art. Since 1994 he has lived In Pittenweem, where he produces detailed and lively paintings populated by a large cast of people performing the many rituals of contemporary life. He is particularly well known for his depictions of Scottish Country dance.

Fiona's Highland Fling

Fiona's Highland Fling

By artist Anita Inverarity, this Scottish artist works in traditional ink mediums with an illustrative style. Influences include Myth & Legend, Pop Surrealism and the Natural World.

Highland Dancer (Mosaic)

Highland Dancer (Mosaic)

Anja Hertle (Mosaic Artist) - Using recycled dishes, tiles and coloured glass as well as interesting found objects like old twisted forks, shiny beads and buttons, mosaic artist Anja Hertle painstakingly assembles them into stunning three-dimensional art pieces. Born in Germany, Anja now resides with her husband, two kids and a golden retriever in Ontario, Canada.

Highland Dancer

Highland Dancer

Guy Radcliff is a fine artist who enjoys painting well drawn, detailed, colorful landscapes in gouache paint with an emphasis on wetlands wildlife and conservation.

Clasp

Clasp

Original mixed media painting by Scottish artist Janet McCrorie.

Swishin Roon

Swishin Roon

Original mixed media painting by Scottish artist Janet McCrorie.

Scottish Country Dancing

Scottish Country Dancing

Joyce Grubb graduated from Dundee College of Art in the 50's. She taught in several schools in Dundee and in Kirriemuir, Angus where she eventually became an assistant rector at Websters High School. Although now retired, she continues to paint.

Fleein

Fleein

Original mixed media painting by Scottish artist Janet McCrorie.

Birlin Purple

Birlin Purple

Original mixed media painting by Scottish artist Janet McCrorie.

For Auld Lang Syne

For Auld Lang Syne

Tim Cockburn is an artist and printmaker who lives and works in the harbour town of Pittenweem in Fife. Born in Sheffield in 1955, he trained at Edinburgh College of Art. Since 1994 he has lived In Pittenweem, where he produces detailed and lively paintings populated by a large cast of people performing the many rituals of contemporary life. He is particularly well known for his depictions of Scottish Country dance.

The Sassenach 1

The Sassenach 1

'Creswell' is the nom de plume under which Jean Dinsdale-Young signs and sells her cartoons. She trained in illustration at Liverpool School of Art and the Wimbledon School of Art in the 1950's, and this included plenty of life drawing. She subsequently spent many years landscape painting on Vancouver Island and in the Scottish Highlands. Then in the 1980's, she entered and won a national cartoon competition run by the Scottish Field; and this sparked off a career in cartooning.

The Sassenach 2

The Sassenach 2

'Creswell' is the nom de plume under which Jean Dinsdale-Young signs and sells her cartoons. She trained in illustration at Liverpool School of Art and the Wimbledon School of Art in the 1950's, and this included plenty of life drawing. She subsequently spent many years landscape painting on Vancouver Island and in the Scottish Highlands. Then in the 1980's, she entered and won a national cartoon competition run by the Scottish Field; and this sparked off a career in cartooning.

Pas de Basque

Pas de Basque

Tim Cockburn is an artist and printmaker who lives and works in the harbour town of Pittenweem in Fife. Born in Sheffield in 1955, he trained at Edinburgh College of Art. Since 1994 he has lived In Pittenweem, where he produces detailed and lively paintings populated by a large cast of people performing the many rituals of contemporary life. He is particularly well known for his depictions of Scottish Country dance.

The Dashing White Sergeant

The Dashing White Sergeant

Tim Cockburn is an artist and printmaker who lives and works in the harbour town of Pittenweem in Fife. Born in Sheffield in 1955, he trained at Edinburgh College of Art. Since 1994 he has lived In Pittenweem, where he produces detailed and lively paintings populated by a large cast of people performing the many rituals of contemporary life. He is particularly well known for his depictions of Scottish Country dance.

The Eightsome Reel

The Eightsome Reel

Tim Cockburn is an artist and printmaker who lives and works in the harbour town of Pittenweem in Fife. Born in Sheffield in 1955, he trained at Edinburgh College of Art. Since 1994 he has lived In Pittenweem, where he produces detailed and lively paintings populated by a large cast of people performing the many rituals of contemporary life. He is particularly well known for his depictions of Scottish Country dance.

A Good Sign All Over the World

A Good Sign All Over the World

Norman Rockwell, A Good Sign all Over the World, 1963 Calendar Illustration for the Boy Scouts of America for Brown & Bigelow Co. 1963. In the early years Rockwell donated his services partly in gratitude for the opportunity they had given him as a young illustrator and partly in support of the merits of Scouting.

Scottish Dance Series Number Two

Scottish Dance Series Number Two

Michelle Lake - Part of the series done for the Lloydminster Cross Border Scottish Dancers.

Highland Dancer

Highland Dancer

John Larriva, John's been a painter for over 15 years. He works in oil paint, and his subjects include people, animals, and landscapes. He has been known to venture into surrealism.

Scottish Dancing

Scottish Dancing

Louise Braithwaite is based in Hampshire, England. Over the last nine years she has developed a style of painting which is vibrant and expressive yet based on her background in graphic illustration. Her paintings are predominately figurative and painted in oils on board.

Highland Fling

Highland Fling

Anna Pugh is one of England's leading folk artists. Understandably, her work has proved very popular with American collectors, who have a much longer tradition of appreciating this style, but the British demand is increasing at a rate that all but outstrips her output. She exhibits exclusively at Lucy B. Campbell, and her latest works are posted to this site, as soon as possible, to allow them to be viewed at leisure by her international following.

Sword Dance

Sword Dance

Vicky Stonebridge, 2014 Balnacra Arts

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