Scottish wild flowers in Victoria Park

Posted on Sep 21, 2017
Scottish wild flowers in Victoria Park

There is a beautiful patch of wild looking flowers in Victoria Park running alongside the cycle path entrance and tunnel which runs under Craighall Road. Yesterday I took and hour to capture a small selection in ink and watercolour. Drawing for me has always been a way of relaxing, of taking time out of an […]

Speed Sketching in the New Town and the Portrait Gallery

Posted on Sep 7, 2017
Speed Sketching in the New Town and the Portrait Gallery

I am very pleased to announce new dates for my popular speed sketching workshops, this time in the New Town with Arienas Collective, a new creative hub in the heart of Edinburgh. Join us as we explore Edinburgh’s New Town and Portrait Gallery with sketchbook in hand, using ink and watercolour to record our city tour. […]

WhereArtI : 4th September : Scotland

Posted on Sep 4, 2017
WhereArtI : 4th September : Scotland

Can you tell me where in Scotland 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 […]

WhereArtI : 7th August : Scotland

Posted on Aug 7, 2017
WhereArtI : 7th August : Scotland

Can you tell me where in Scotland I have sketched this week? 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 […]

WhereArtI : 3rd July : Scotland

Posted on Jul 3, 2017
WhereArtI : 3rd July : 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 World’s End on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile.

Posted on Jun 22, 2017
The World’s End on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile.

Down at the bottom of the Royal Mile lies this famous public house, on the previous entrance and exit site to the city of Edinburgh. Outside the pub on the street you can see brass cobbles marking the site of The Netherbow Port, the gate that guarded the city for around 400 years from the 1300’s to 1700’s. […]

WhereArtI : 5th June : Scotland

Posted on Jun 5, 2017
WhereArtI : 5th June : 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 […]

WhereArtI : 17th April : Edinburgh

Posted on Apr 17, 2017
WhereArtI : 17th April : Edinburgh

Happy Easter everyone, 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 […]

WhereArtI : 3rd April : Scotland

Posted on Apr 3, 2017
WhereArtI : 3rd April : 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 Tomb: Ancient Egyptian Burial

Posted on Mar 31, 2017
The Tomb: Ancient Egyptian Burial

A new exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland on Chambers Street tells the story of an ancient Egyptian tomb over 1000 years. The exhibition which opens today and is open until September 3rd explores a tomb consructed in the great city of Thebes (modern day Luxor) shortly after the reign of Tutankhamun. First built […]