WhereArtI : 20th March : Edinburgh

Posted on Mar 20, 2017
WhereArtI : 20th March : 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 […]

WhereArtI : 13th March : Edinburgh

Posted on Mar 13, 2017
WhereArtI : 13th March : Edinburgh

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 […]

Spring has sprung with the colourful crocuses popping up all around Edinburgh

Posted on Mar 7, 2017
Spring has sprung with the colourful crocuses popping up all around Edinburgh

Signs of Spring: Lighter in the evenings, feeling warm in sheltered sunshine, and multicoloured crocuses flooding the capitals green spaces. I love this time of year, although I love most times of the year in Edinburgh. I think it is the change I like, just when you have had enough of one season another comes […]

WhereArtI : 20th February : Edinburgh

Posted on Feb 20, 2017
WhereArtI : 20th February : Edinburgh

Can you tell me where in Edinburgh 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’. At the end of the month those on the wall will be entered into a […]

Drawing inspiration from the George Street Assembly Rooms interiors

Posted on Feb 16, 2017
Drawing inspiration from the George Street Assembly Rooms interiors

Join me for a sketching workshop inside the iconic Edinburgh venue in it’s 230th year with this one day only experience. Explore the timeless elegance and beauty, the enormous crystal chandeliers, gleaming gold leaf and giant gilt mirrors with a sketch book in hand, using ink and watercolour to bring your visit to life. With […]

WhereArtI : 30th January 2017 : Edinburgh

Posted on Jan 30, 2017
WhereArtI : 30th January 2017 : Edinburgh

Can you name this Edinburgh location 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 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 to receive […]

Surrounded by stunning details inside the Assembly Rooms

Posted on Jan 20, 2017
Surrounded by stunning details inside the Assembly Rooms

I’ve been trying to capture the beautiful interior flourishes which are all around inside the grand Assembly Rooms on Edinburgh’s George Street. This is a corner close up from the ball room and will make up one of my six new illustrations which will go on show inside the famous events venue later in the […]

Stone details from the Botanics

Posted on Jan 18, 2017
Stone details from the Botanics

This stylised architectural detail on a pavilion window is full of character and beautifully carved. One of my main reasons for starting Edinburgh Sketcher was to highlight the exquisite details found around the city which often get overlooked or missed in the everyday commute through the streets of Edinburgh. This one may be a little […]

Capture the stunning city of Stirling with my latest Sketching Day Tour

Posted on Jan 13, 2017
Capture the stunning city of Stirling with my latest Sketching Day Tour

Come with me this April to sketch Stirling’s imposing fortress and medievil old town in watercolour and charcoal. For one day only on 29th April 2017 I will be running a day of sketching workshops with The Curious Thing, drawing on location in this central and vibrant Scottish city. We will focus on pen and watercolour […]

Frozen thumbs on a frosty cycle through Granton

Posted on Jan 12, 2017
Frozen thumbs on a frosty cycle through Granton

Frozen thumbs this morning after an early 5k cycle around Granton in the frosty sunshine. First time on the bike for a good while and hopefully the first of many, such a good way to start the day, tomorrow I’ll remember the gloves!! Sketch drawn with black watered down acrylic with a thin brush.