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  • St Andrews Day Sketch

    St Andrews Day Sketch

    A saltire in the sky for this year’s St Andrews Day sketch. I was recently at the Palace of Holyroodhouse to sketch Scottish symbols and run a couple of workshops. While there I learnt plenty of interesting facets I wasn’t aware of. Like the legend that states in the ninth …Read More »
  • Abbey Strand gardens

    Abbey Strand gardens

    I was inspired by the calm and relaxing gardens on a wintry afternoon. Last week I ran a couple of workshops within the Palace of Holyroodhouse and I was so inspired by the light in the gardens that I made this sketch. I hadn’t been in the gardens since they …Read More »
  • WhereArtI Quiz – 28th November

    WhereArtI Quiz – 28th November

    Tunnel view but where in the city am I? Where have I sketched this week? Leave your answer as a comment below, your entry will not show up until I reveal the answer. Get your answer in before 9am tomorrow morning and I will pick a random winner from all …Read More »
  • Power to the teachers

    Power to the teachers

    Today the teachers were on strike, for the first time since the 80s. Today I was running a very enjoyable sketching workshop in the Palace of Holyrood House and over the road I could see and hear the strike protest outside the Scottish Parliament. I had a walk over to …Read More »
  • Castle lights bring the festive spirit

    Castle lights bring the festive spirit

    This week I was invited to witness the start of the Castle of Light festival at Edinburgh Castle. Bursting with colourful illuminations and stories from Edinburgh’s rich history the castle is once again open for a festive walk around the battlements, with fantastic views across the sparkling city. New for …Read More »
  • WhereArtI Quiz – 21st November

    WhereArtI Quiz – 21st November

    Beautiful details hidden just off the main walk way Where have I sketched this week? Leave your answer as a comment below, your entry will not show up until I reveal the answer. Get your answer in before 9am tomorrow morning and I will pick a random winner from all …Read More »

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