Have you noticed the new Google Digital Garage in Shandwick Place?

Posted on Aug 15, 2018
Have you noticed the new Google Digital Garage in Shandwick Place?

In the heart of Edinburgh’s West End the multinational technology company Google have opened a high street hub offering digital skills, for free. It is a great chance for people who haven’t yet, for one reason or another taken that first step into the digital world, or have done so and become stuck or put […]

WhereArtI 13th August 2018

Posted on Aug 13, 2018
WhereArtI 13th August 2018

Can you name this Edinburgh location? If you know click the link below to enter your answer. 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 those on the wall will be entered […]

FiveTelegrams brings the 2018 Edinburgh International Festival to life in style

Posted on Aug 8, 2018
FiveTelegrams brings the 2018 Edinburgh International Festival to life in style

My sketch from the amazing opening event of the Edinburgh International Festival where a stunning light show was projected onto the Usher Hall in front of 15,000 onlookers.  I was lucky enough to be invited onto the press platform to capture this sketch live during the evening.  Celebrating Scotland’s Year of Young People and reflecting on the centenary […]

A sketching tour of Holyrood Palace

Posted on Aug 6, 2018
A sketching tour of Holyrood Palace

My second sketching workshop around the grounds of Holyrood Palace was a huge success, and it was great to see the beautiful works of Canaletto once again. Friday was such a great day, with a lovely sketching tour around Holyrood in the morning and then a walk through Edinburgh’s festival mayhem to see the opening […]

WhereArtI 6th August 2018

Posted on Aug 6, 2018
WhereArtI 6th August 2018

Can you name this Edinburgh location? If you know click the link below to enter your answer. 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 those on the wall will be entered […]

Colourful, imaginative and inspiring: Edwin G. Lucas

Posted on Aug 3, 2018
Colourful, imaginative and inspiring: Edwin G. Lucas

Born and raised in Edinburgh, Edwin G. Lucus (1911-1990) is one of the most unique Scottish painters of the 20th century. For the first time a major exhibition at the City Art Centre has brought together his work from private and public collections. Influenced by the surrealist movement in the 1930’s he made a number […]

Glorious Kelpies in the afternoon sunshine

Posted on Jul 31, 2018
Glorious Kelpies in the afternoon sunshine

This week I was sketching in Stirling and stopped in on the Kelpies on my way home. I love seeing these magnificent 30 metre high sculptures up close, and each time I pass by them whilst travelling the M9 I wish I had more time to stop and have a closer look. This week I […]

WhereArtI 30th July 2018

Posted on Jul 30, 2018
WhereArtI 30th July 2018

Can you name this Edinburgh location? If you know click the link below to enter your answer. 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 those on the wall will be entered […]

Our World Heritage Site

Posted on Jul 26, 2018
Our World Heritage Site

A new exhibition in the heart of the Old Town celebrates Edinburgh as a world heritage site, showcasing the thoughts and opinions of those who call the city home. The exhibition, housed within the stunning and atmospheric 17th Tron kirk, attempts to capture the essence of our World Heritage Site through the views and perspectives […]

Tonal sketching with brush work only today

Posted on Jul 25, 2018
Tonal sketching with brush work only today

As an artist I am always learning and love to see new ways of creating art, simply reversing the way you work can create a new perspective. I always remember an art teacher telling me to look at my piece in a mirror because that is how a new viewer sees your work. Try it, […]

WhereArtI 23rd July 2018

Posted on Jul 23, 2018
WhereArtI 23rd July 2018

Can you name this Edinburgh location? If you know click the link below to enter your answer. 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 those on the wall will be entered […]

WhereArtI 16th July 2018

Posted on Jul 16, 2018
WhereArtI 16th July 2018

Can you name this Edinburgh location? If you know click the link below to enter your answer. 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 those on the wall will be entered […]

A relaxing trip to the Isle of Arran and I am ready for the festival!

Posted on Jul 14, 2018
A relaxing trip to the Isle of Arran and I am ready for the festival!

After a glorious family trip to the Isle of Arran I am back in the capital refreshed, inspired and ready for the festival run in Edinburgh! I have new collaborations to tell you about as well as new improved workshops you will love and also a few new shops selling ES merchandise. Exciting times ahead […]

WhereArtI 9th July 2018

Posted on Jul 9, 2018
WhereArtI 9th July 2018

  Can you name this Edinburgh location? If you know click the link below to enter your answer. 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 those on the wall will be entered into a draw […]