WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Mar 25, 2019
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Can you tell me what is behind this Edinburgh door? If you know leave your answer in the comment box below. I will pick a random winner from all correct entries on Tuesday morning, and they will go on to the ‘Winners wall’ for the month. At the end of the month one of those […]

A Human Touch at the Scottish Parliament

Posted on Mar 22, 2019
A Human Touch at the Scottish Parliament

This morning I was at The Scottish Parliament for the unveiling of ‘A Human Touch’ – an outdoor photography exhibition showcasing the impact human activity has had on the planet. As part of The Edinburgh Science Festival this free open air gallery of stunning artwork will be on show until 20th May. Amazing to see […]

WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Mar 18, 2019
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Can you tell me the name of the road that crosses this bridge? If you know leave your answer in the comment box below. I will pick a random winner from all correct entries on Tuesday morning, and they will go on to the ‘Winners wall’ for the month. At the end of the month […]

WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Mar 11, 2019
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

WhereArtI Edinburgh?!

WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Mar 4, 2019
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Can you name this week’s sketched location? If you know leave your answer in the comment box below. I will pick a random winner from all correct entries on Tuesday morning, and they will go on to the ‘Winners wall’ for the month. At the end of the month one of those on the wall […]

WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Feb 25, 2019
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Can you name this week’s sketched location? If you know leave your answer in the comment box below. I will pick a random winner from all correct entries on Tuesday morning, and they will go on to the ‘Winners wall’ for the month. At the end of the month one of those on the wall […]

WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Feb 18, 2019
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Can you name this week’s sketched location? If you know leave your answer in the comment box below. I will pick a random winner from all correct entries on Tuesday morning, and they will go on to the ‘Winners wall’ for the month. At the end of the month one of those on the wall […]

Sketching within the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Posted on Feb 15, 2019
Sketching within the Palace of Holyroodhouse

On Tuesday I was lucky enough to run some sketching workshops within the state rooms for those visiting the palace. I was asked by the Royal Collection Trust to run a day of small workshops within the state rooms of the palace, to help visitors focus in on the details of the furnishings and decorations […]

Edinburgh Science Festival launch date

Posted on Feb 14, 2019
Edinburgh Science Festival launch date

This week I was at the Edinburgh Science Festival press launch and as it was half term, I took along the Sketcher Twins (now aged 7). To mark 50 years since Neil Armstrong became the first person to set foot on the moon, this years festival which runs from April 6th to 21st takes Frontiers […]

WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Feb 11, 2019
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Can you name this week’s sketched location? If you know leave your answer in the comment box below. I will pick a random winner from all correct entries on Tuesday morning, and they will go on to the ‘Winners wall’ for the month. At the end of the month one of those on the wall […]

WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Feb 4, 2019
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Can you name this week’s sketched location?

A cloudy view to Broughton St Marys Parish Church

Posted on Feb 1, 2019
A cloudy view to Broughton St Marys Parish Church

There is beauty evening the dull cloudy days here in Edinburgh. I have been practicing my clouds recently, and this dull morning last week was perfect for combining some grey clouds with a little perspective sketching, plus a lovely church in the centre. As often happens I was driving along the road when I spotted […]

When the Moon came to St Giles Cathedral

Posted on Jan 31, 2019
When the Moon came to St Giles Cathedral

Last week a brand new festival celebrating Scottish Culture from Burns to present day ran a number of events across the city. One such event saw a huge (7 metre) illuminated moon seemingly floating between the arches of St Giles Cathedral. The installation by artist Luke Jerram was amazing to see, being so large and […]

Mini sketching sessions in Stirling this February

Posted on Jan 28, 2019
Mini sketching sessions in Stirling this February

Join me at The Engine Shed on February 16th for some sketching instruction at their dedicated building conservation centre. Explore The Engine Shed with sketchbooks in hand, using ink and watercolour to bring your visit to life. Either stop by during the 10-12pm drop in session, or book onto one of the 45 minute workshops during […]