Second day blues

Posted on May 24, 2017
Second day blues

My second day wasn’t so successful at Edinburgh Printmakers, but making mistakes teaches you more.  2/? Day two in my latest stone Lithography project, and after yesterday’s grinding of the stone and sketching of the two images, today I etched for printing.  Having noted the sky’s in both of my drawings were too dark I […]

Back at the Edinburgh Printmakers getting creative.

Posted on May 24, 2017
Back at the Edinburgh Printmakers getting creative.

Back at Edinburgh Printmakers today for the first time since my Stone Lithography evening class a month ago.  I was slightly apprehensive before hand thinking I would of forgotten everything but the team there are so helpful and understanding, and the more you do something the more it sinks in.  This stone I ground down […]

WhereArtI : 22nd May : Edinburgh

Posted on May 22, 2017
WhereArtI : 22nd May : Edinburgh

Can you tell me where in Edinburgh I have sketched? If so click the link below to email me your answer. I will pick a random winner from all correct answers on Tuesday morning, and they will go on to the ‘Winners wall’ for the month. At the end of the month those on the wall will be entered into a […]

WhereArtI : 15th May : Edinburgh

Posted on May 15, 2017
WhereArtI : 15th May : Edinburgh

Can you tell me where in Edinburgh I have sketched? If so click the link below to email me your answer. I will pick a random winner from all correct answers on Tuesday morning, and they will go on to the ‘Winners wall’ for the month. At the end of the month those on the wall will be entered into a […]

A Sketching Day inside one of Edinburgh’s most beautiful locations.

Posted on May 10, 2017
A Sketching Day inside one of Edinburgh’s most beautiful locations.

The Assembly Rooms Edinburgh recently opened its doors for sketchers. This Georgian venue, which lies at the heart of the New Town celebrates its 230th year in 2017 and to mark this, and the 25oth year of the New Town itself there are a number of one off events taking place. One of which was my […]

WhereArtI : 8th May : Edinburgh

Posted on May 8, 2017
WhereArtI : 8th May : Edinburgh

Can you tell me where in Edinburgh I have sketched? If so click the link below to email me your answer. I will pick a random winner from all correct answers on Tuesday morning, and they will go on to the ‘Winners wall’ for the month. At the end of the month those on the wall will be entered into a […]

WhereArtI : 1st May : Scotland

Posted on May 1, 2017
WhereArtI : 1st May : Scotland

Can you tell me where in Scotland I have sketched today? If so click the link below to email me your answer. I will pick a random winner from all correct answers on Tuesday morning, and they will go on to the ‘Winners wall’ for the month. At the end of the month those on the wall will be entered […]

The Borders Book Festival is launched from the top of The Glasshouse

Posted on Apr 28, 2017
The Borders Book Festival is launched from the top of The Glasshouse

Earlier this week the Borders Book Festival was officially launched overlooked by Calton Hill in the stunning roof top venue of The Glasshouse Hotel on Greenside Lane, Edinburgh. I hope to be involved this year sketching from the four day festival which takes place each year within the walled gardens of Harmony House in the centre […]

Happy 21st Birthday to Apex Hotels

Posted on Apr 24, 2017
Happy 21st Birthday to Apex Hotels

Last week Apex Hotels celebrated being 21 years old and I was invited to capture the occasion in sketches. A party was held at the magnificent Heights venue on top of the Apex Grassmarket, which has fantastic views over Edinburgh Castle. I have visited before for breakfast and here is a link to by previous […]

WhereArtI : 24th April : Edinburgh

Posted on Apr 24, 2017
WhereArtI : 24th April : Edinburgh

Morning Edinburgh, can you tell me where I have sketched? If so click the link below to email me your answer. I will pick a random winner from all correct answers on Tuesday morning, and they will go on to the ‘Winners wall’ for the month. At the end of the month those on the wall will be […]