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Bradford on Avon Art

Welcome to iconicreserve.art - the home of distinctive artworks by the talented Scottish artist James Taylor. Words by Doug Wood.

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THE WAVERLEY
Arran Collection

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LAMLASH BAY
Arran Collection

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MV GLEN SANNOX
Arran Collection

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CORRIE
Arran Collection

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KILDONAN
Arran Collection

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HOLY ISLE
Arran Collection

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12 APOSTLES
Arran Collection

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DAKAR
Rolling Art

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LANCIA FULVIA
Rolling Art

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E-TYPE
Rolling Art

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LE MANS 24
Rolling Art

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STEAM CAR
Rolling Art

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HELENA
Bradford on Avon Collection

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TITHE BARN
Bradford on Avon Collection

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CANAL
Bradford on Avon Collection

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SHELL
Mosaic

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Paul Ricard
RSR Collection

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RSR Collection

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RSR Collection

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CASTROL
Mosaic

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BUTE
Island Collection

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FARMHOUSE DEFENDER
Island Collection

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LIGHTHOUSE GRAY
Island Collection

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REMEMBRANCE
Dartford Collection

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LITTLEBROOK D
Dartford Collection

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CINEMA
Dartford Collection

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QE2 CROSSING
Dartford Collection

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FLYING BOAT
Dartford Collection

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FERRARI 365 GTB
Dartford Collection

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 BANDSTAND
Dartford Collection

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FERRARI 250 
Rolling Art

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PORSCHE CARRERA GTS
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BLUEBIRD CAFE SUNBEAM 350
Rolling Art

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TIREE BREAKERS
Island Collection

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ANTI SOCIAL
Island Collection

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AVA
Graphic Art

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MELTING POT
Graphic Art

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CORSEWALL
Graphic Art

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THE GYMNAST
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DELETE
Graphic Art

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 DENIZ
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A VERY TATE MODERN
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BEACH LOVE
Graphic Art

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CLELAND VIADUCT
Graphic Art

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HEATHFIELD
Sussex Collection

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MAYFIELD
Sussex Collection

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BRIGHTLING
Sussex Collection

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SUSSEX4X4XFAR
Sussex Collection

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GRAND CENTRAL
NY Collection

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CAB CO.
NY Collection

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James Taylor has worked as a commercial artist for many years. He creates beautiful and intricate digital impressions for some of the world's most iconic brands whilst surreptitiously producing images for his own and the public's enjoyment.

To James, the 'texture' of the art is as crucially important as the art itself and contributes to the ownership experience, with each limited edition piece being signed by the artist himself.

The way that James works to produce the end result can take many forms and usually involves various mediums. But typically, the initial concept will be a simple line drawing on whatever is to hand - a note pad, a beer mat or a even a food-stained napkin. Once the concept is approved, a more intricate version will be drafted by hand before the third stage: digital manipulation. But even this may not be the end of the process for James. For example, if the image in question is of a particular building, he may decide to carry out further research on its history or architecture. And if that throws up different or better artistic ideas, he may decide to incorporate them into the finished work. Or he may decide to reject the initial concept altogether and start again.

James believes that photography is incredibly meaningful for referencing subtle, and at times, overlooked details in structure or forms. Indeed, many site visits are often required before hidden 'secrets' such as the faint art deco banknote-like lines in the stunning Dartford Cinema image become apparent under certain light conditions.

James's work is regularly exhibited at exhibitions across Arran, Glasgow, London, Kent, Sussex, Surrey, Sardinia, and Monte Carlo.