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The Night Forest

Dumfries and Galloway Forest in south-west Scotland has just become the UK's first designated Dark Sky Park. There are very few places in Britain where the night sky can be viewed without the spoiling effects of light pollution. I think it's a great idea, if a slightly ironic one, for the area to use its remoteness as a means of attracting visitors.


My idea of how the sky might look from the night forest. Acrylic on boxed canvas, 40cm x 40cm.

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