Kirsty Baynham's Edinburgh Bird Map Print Magni Aestimo from The Crag and Tale Exhibition curated by Nicky Brooks.It’s time to take a closer look at our Crag & Tail exhibiton and delight in the details !  All works in the show are inspired by Edinburgh and have details that will make you smile.  Kirsty Baynham has created the above print with stunning thoughtfulness.  Each bird featured is native to Edinburgh.  Within each bird is an architectural detail from a spot that the artist finds enchanting; an often overlooked detail of beauty.  detail -Kirsty Baynham's Edinburgh Bird Map Print Magni Aestimo from The Crag and Tale Exhibition curated by Nicky Brooks.Worked into each detail and bird is the exact longitude and latitude of its location, meaning this print is a map of the city’s beauty spots.  A treasure map indeed!

Detail of Sarah Ray's Edinburgh Print from The Crag and Tale Exhibition curated by Nicky Brooks.Above is a detail from Sarah Ray’s “Edinburgh” typographic print, we love how straight off The Royal Mile these “festival” characters feel, the full print spells out “Edinburgh”!

Arthur Sit Detail by Beth Lamont from The Crag and Tale Exhibition curated by Nicky Brooks

This cute detail is from Beth Lamont’s “Arthur’s Sit”.  It is inspired by the travels of an Edinburgh based pooch, do you recognise the pattern on the seat? You may have noticed on your travels around Edinburgh, the answer where, is here!Edinburgh Souvenirs print detail by hannah botma from The Crag and Tale Exhibition curated by Nicky BrooksA snow globe forms the central part of Hannah Botma’s “Edinburgh Souvenirs” print.  We love the magical detail in her illustration.  Hannah is the only illustrator to have highlighted Edinburgh’s smaller craggy hill and it’s connection to the stars.Mary and Neptune print detail by Niamh Purcell from The Crag and Tale Exhibition curated by Nicky BrooksThere is plenty of detail to enjoy in Niamh Purcell’s print, which started out as an elaborate painting with collaged details.  This full print is available here and is a tribute to Mary Somerville, the influential 19th Century Scottish Science Writer, for whom the phrase “Scientist” was coined both in place of “man of science” and also in reference to her multidisciplinary work.  Read the full story!Edinburgh Vaults print detail by David Fleck from The Crag and Tale Exhibition curated by Nicky Brooks

As opposed to looking skywards, David Fleck focused underground, on the Vaults and bridges that support our city.  Often overlooked, this stunning series of bridges gives Edinburgh its characteristic maze like feel, all of which is necessitated by the sharp cliff edge of the Craggy rock surrounding Edinburgh Castle.Edinburgh Vaults print by David Fleck from The Crag and Tale Exhibition curated by Nicky BrooksWe hope you’ve enjoyed this quirky look at some of the details in our Crag & Tale exhibition!  View the full collection here and have a lovely evening!

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