WhereArtI 12th November 2018

Posted on Nov 12, 2018
WhereArtI 12th November 2018

Can you name the Edinburgh location I have sketched? If you know leave you 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 those on the wall […]

A Field Full of Poppies

Posted on Nov 9, 2018
A Field Full of Poppies

My sketch to commemorate 100 years since the end of World War One, drawn in black ink with a red watercolour wash. This 15cm x 15cm drawing I created is now available to buy as either a limited print or the original, with a donation from each sale going to PoppyScotland, a Scottish charity for […]

A new gin club has popped up in Edinburgh

Posted on Nov 9, 2018
A new gin club has popped up in Edinburgh

Last night I was invited to sample the new range of flavoured gins from Lidl, and you can too this weekend by visiting the Lidl House of Hortus pop up gin club on Castle Street. You can’t miss the marquee, shaped like a huge Lidl shopping bag in the middle of the street. Once inside […]

A new workshop for creatives in Edinburgh

Posted on Nov 8, 2018
A new workshop for creatives in Edinburgh

Create your own sketchbook in the morning and then, after a hearty lunch fill those blank pages with lovely watercolour sketches in the afternoon. My new book binding and sketching workshop in partnership with Cass Barron and Arienas Collective is launching on November 23rd. This creative full day class combines creating your own leather, or […]

WhereArtI 5th November 2018

Posted on Nov 5, 2018
WhereArtI 5th November 2018

Can you name the Edinburgh location I have sketched? If you know leave you 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 those on the wall […]

WhereArtI 29th October 2018

Posted on Oct 29, 2018
WhereArtI 29th October 2018

Can you name the Edinburgh location I have sketched? If you know leave you 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 those on the wall […]

WhereArtI 22nd October 2018

Posted on Oct 22, 2018
WhereArtI 22nd October 2018

Can you name the Edinburgh location I have sketched? If you know leave you 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 those on the wall […]

West Bow leading up from the Grassmarket to Victoria Street.

Posted on Oct 18, 2018
West Bow leading up from the Grassmarket to Victoria Street.

One of Edinburgh’s most photographed streets and a must see part of the city’s beautiful old town. This morning I was in town dropping off the first of my Christmas card deliveries to shops on the Royal Mile, and so I had a wander around the old town. Last week I photographed Victoria Street in […]

Shadows on the Royal Scottish Academy

Posted on Oct 16, 2018
Shadows on the Royal Scottish Academy

The strong Autumnal sunshine in Edinburgh is creating some stunning shadows on our architecture. I often spot this beautiful snapshot of sunshine on sandstone as I drive down the Mound. The back of the Royal Scottish Academy building has a number of green lamps and railings with the pillars standing tall behind. When the sun […]

WhereArtI 15th October 2018

Posted on Oct 15, 2018
WhereArtI 15th October 2018

Can you name the Edinburgh location I have sketched? If you know leave you 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 those on the wall […]

Autumn colours, as best as I could capture them

Posted on Oct 9, 2018
Autumn colours, as best as I could capture them

The beauty of Edinburgh’s green spaces are currently transforming into a wonderful colour show to rival anything our festivals can offer. Today I enjoyed a peaceful walk along the cycle paths of North Edinburgh, the old railway lines run beneath the roads of the city providing a traffic free and nature filled way to get […]

WhereArtI 8th October 2018

Posted on Oct 8, 2018
WhereArtI 8th October 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 […]

Hearty fare at La p’tite folie as autumn arrived in Edinburgh

Posted on Oct 3, 2018
Hearty fare at La p’tite folie as autumn arrived in Edinburgh

Last week I was invited to La p’tite folie on Randolf Place for a little sketching and scoffing… It was a windy autumnal evening when I crossed over from Melville Street to see the beautiful Tudor looking exterior of La p’tite folie on Randolf Place. Welcoming us in to the cosy warm interior we were […]

Brand new locations for my sketching workshops this autumn.

Posted on Oct 3, 2018
Brand new locations for my sketching workshops this autumn.

Join me at Rosslyn Chapel on Thursday 18th October and in Edinburgh’s Old Town on Saturday 13th October and Saturday 10th November. No prior knowledge is needed for my relaxed and friendly workshops. I provide all the materials and you will create a number of sketches out on location before adding detail and watercolour whilst […]