WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Jul 22, 2019
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Can you tell me where’s Wullie? This is my final Where’s Wullie sketch to mark the current Oor Wullies Big Bucket Trail which is supporting children’s charities across Scotland. If you know this weeks location leave your answer in the comment box below. I will pick a random winner from all correct entries on Tuesday […]

WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Jul 15, 2019
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Can you tell me where’s Wullie?! 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 will […]

WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Jul 8, 2019
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Can you tell me where’s Wullie?! 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 will […]

WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Jul 1, 2019
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Can you tell me where in Edinburgh this is? 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 […]

Reflections on my sketches

Posted on Jun 27, 2019
Reflections on my sketches

Last Friday was National Selfie Day and to mark the occasion I was asked to sketch a lift mirror in the Apex Grassmarket hotel. I took over the mirror on Thursday night and drew my design using Posca pens. These markers are a revelation I discovered when I drew on the window of the west […]

WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Jun 24, 2019
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Can you tell me where in Edinburgh this new addition sits?! 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 […]

Rain on Morrison street

Posted on Jun 20, 2019
Rain on Morrison street

This week I had a couple of meetings in town and took cover from the sudden downpours we have been experiencing recently. This sketch is drawn on Morrison street from the Pronto coffee bar looking over the busy junction to the striking Scottish Widows building. I tried to capture the falling rain and wet sandstone […]

WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Jun 17, 2019
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Can you tell me where in Edinburgh I have sketched this week? This detail is inside a well known city centre building, but do you know which one? 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 […]

A night at the opera, for father and daughter

Posted on Jun 10, 2019
A night at the opera, for father and daughter

On Thursday I took my 8 year old daughter Zoe to the Festival Theatre, to see Scottish Opera’s The Magic Flute. I received an invite from Scottish Opera to capture the show with my sketches and thought my keen ballet and theatre fan Zoe would love to come too. It was our first time to […]

WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Jun 10, 2019
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Can you tell me where in Edinburgh I have sketched this week? This detail is inside a well known city centre building, but do you know which one? 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 […]

Art for charity

Posted on Jun 7, 2019
Art for charity

Buy an original Edinburgh painting to support Kindred Scotland Kindred provides information, advocacy, emotional support and guidance to families of children with complex needs and have been based at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children for almost 30 years. Having a child with a serious medical condition means you go though a roller coaster of emotions, […]

A Wild time was had in Kinross

Posted on Jun 6, 2019
A Wild time was had in Kinross

Last weekend I was at the second Wildhood Festival at Tullibole Castle A festival in its infancy Wildhood has already a strong following of families and creatives all wanting to come together and be involved in this weekend full of fun aimed at those aged under 12 and their families. I first got involved last […]

WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Jun 3, 2019
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Can you tell me where in Edinburgh I have sketched this week? This stone detail is above a window and is one of many carvings on this particular building. 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 […]

A Floral Carpet at Modern One

Posted on May 31, 2019
A Floral Carpet at Modern One

Today sees the opening of a beautiful art installation at the Modern Art Gallery which will transform before your eyes. 10,000 fresh red roses have been tightly laid out like a carpet currently look velvety, dark red and luxurious but over the next four months they will wilt and decay before drying as they lay […]