My Victorian Cycle postcards have arrived

Posted on Nov 22, 2016
My Victorian Cycle postcards have arrived

My new set of Victorian Edinburgh Cycle themed postcards are now available to buy in my online shop. I have been planning this set of cards for some time so am pleased to see them printed and available to buy. This time last year I was asked to run a sketching table at the National […]

WhereArtI : 7th November 2016 : Scotland

Posted on Nov 7, 2016
WhereArtI : 7th November 2016 : 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’. At the end of the month those on the wall will be entered into a draw […]

Stunning autumn colours at Liberton Kirk in Edinbugh

Posted on Oct 26, 2016
Stunning autumn colours at Liberton Kirk in Edinbugh

Liberton Kirk in the south of Einburgh city is currently awash with gorgeous red ivy. When I saw a picture online I now I had to visit. Sketching on a beautiful calm and sunny morning I was reminded what lovely spaces church yards are, perfect green spaces through out the city perfect for a quiet walk […]

WhereArtI : 3rd October 2016 : Scotland

Posted on Oct 3, 2016
WhereArtI : 3rd October 2016 : Scotland

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

A weekend camping in the Scottish Borders

Posted on Sep 29, 2016
A weekend camping in the Scottish Borders

The past weekend the Sketcher Clan took a short break in the Borders to try out our new tent and found a beautiful little campsite hidden in the woods. With twins who are five and a half Mrs Sketcher and I though it was a good time to invest in a family tent and introduce […]

Beach sketching in warmer weather, at Elie in Fife

Posted on Sep 26, 2016
Beach sketching in warmer weather, at Elie in Fife

A beautiful curved golden beach awaits in the small fishing village of Elie, in Fife where the Sketcher clan and I took a day trip earlier this month. Sitting on the sunny side of the Forth we looked out across the water to North Berwick and the Berwick Law, the mound in the distance on my sketch. […]

Capturing a special day as a Wedding Sketcher

Posted on Sep 10, 2016
Capturing a special day as a Wedding Sketcher

Today I have a Wedding Sketcher booking, it’s in a beautiful church with a grand Georgian country house for the reception. It is a privilege to sketch a special day in such stunning locations. As a wedding sketcher I attend the event and move around in the background drawing the details which catch my eye, like the flower […]

Pen and Ink on Queens Drive, Edinburgh

Posted on Sep 9, 2016
Pen and Ink on Queens Drive, Edinburgh

Recently I was commissioned to draw this view from Arthurs Seat, as Edinburgh emerges from Queen’s Park as you drive/walk/cycle around the city’s extinct volcano. I am often asked what is my favourite view of Edinburgh and this is always in my top five (the favourite changes constantly depending on where I have been sketching) […]

WhereArtI : 5th September 2016 : Scotland

Posted on Sep 5, 2016
WhereArtI : 5th September 2016 : Scotland

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

The Dazzle Ship in Leith, Edinburgh

Posted on Jul 12, 2016
The Dazzle Ship in Leith, Edinburgh

Stunning reflections of the mesmerising Dazzle Ship by Ciara Phillips, in Leith as part of Edinburgh Art Festival 2016. The contemporary coloured Dazzle Ship docked in Leith (near Ocean Terminal) was designed by the Turner Prize-nominated artist Ciara Phillips and will be available to see until August 28th. Ciara Phillips’ Every Woman was co-commissioned by Edinburgh Art Festival and 14-18 NOW: WW1 […]