WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Aug 10, 2020
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Monday 10th August Can you tell me where I have sketched? Usually full of crowds at this time of year, do you still recognise this city location? Leave your answer in the comment box below. Your comment will not show up until I reveal the answer, which I will do before the end of the […]

Queuing for the chippy

Posted on Aug 4, 2020
Queuing for the chippy

I love this view through a walkway tunnel towards Newhaven Harbour and in the far distance the iron gas works structure in Granton. I was down by the harbour the other night for a walk around and noticed this view of the silhouetted queue for The Fishmarket chippy just around the corner. I admit I […]

Victoria Street warm up – a time lapse sketch

Posted on Aug 3, 2020
Victoria Street warm up – a time lapse sketch

Sometimes I like to do a quick sketch before getting into the commissions, a way of loosening up. This Victoria Street sketch was drawn in 25 min from a photo I took recently when the street was surprisingly car free. Don’t worry I’ve speeded it up to less than a minute 😊👍

WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Aug 3, 2020
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Monday 3rd August Can you tell me where I have sketched? August already, this strange year is passing awfully fast don’t you think?! Leave your answer in the comment box below. Your comment will not show up until I reveal the answer, which I will do before the end of the day. I will pick […]

A close up look along a familiar lane

Posted on Jul 31, 2020
A close up look along a familiar lane

This is Ramsay Garden just by Edinburgh Castle, near the top of the Royal Mile. Often photographed for the beautiful stairs that lie just to the right of this sketch I love the end of the street and wonder what is around the corner! This sketch was drawn with a fine liner pen, fade proof […]

Collaborative online workshops now available

Posted on Jul 29, 2020
Collaborative online workshops now available

So excited to be launching these fortnightly Zoom workshops with Edinburgh artist and teacher Cassandra Harrison. With Covid-19 stopping all my outdoor events I have had to stop all walking workshops until later in the year. However to keep everyone being creative I have started running online workshops which you can join in on from the […]

WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Jul 27, 2020
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Monday 27th July Can you tell me where I have sketched? Just a wee bit late today sorry, is this really Monday already?! Leave your answer in the comment box below. Your comment will not show up until I reveal the answer, which I will do before the end of the day. I will pick […]

A trip to Wester Ross

Posted on Jul 27, 2020
A trip to Wester Ross

The Sketcher family and I are just back from a week in the Highlands of Scotland, and between walks on the beach, cycles around the coast and barbecues by the caravan I did a few drawings. Between Ullapool and Gariloch is a stunning peice of land with white sandy beaches, mountain back drops and plenty […]

WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Jul 20, 2020
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Monday 20th July Can you tell me where I have sketched? Do you recognise this ink and watercolour sketch, of a place recently reopened to visit. Leave your answer in the comment box below. Your comment will not show up until I reveal the answer, which I will do before the end of the day. […]

WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Jul 13, 2020
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Monday 13th July Can you tell me where I have sketched? Do you recognise this pencil sketch? You may of stayed the night in this impressive Edinburgh building. Leave your answer in the comment box below. Your comment will not show up until I reveal the answer, which I will do before the end of […]

WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Jul 6, 2020
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Monday 6th July Can you tell me where I have sketched? This cropped sketch of a cottage looks right out of a fairy tale, but can you name its city centre location? Leave your answer in the comment box below. Your comment will not show up until I reveal the answer, which I will do […]

WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Jun 29, 2020
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Monday 29th June Can you tell me where I have sketched? Do you recognise this smudgy pencil sketch drawn in Edinburgh? Leave your answer in the comment box below. Your comment will not show up until I reveal the answer, which I will do before the end of the day. I will pick a random […]

Social distance sketching

Posted on Jun 24, 2020
Social distance sketching

Catching the ques in watercolour outside the shops in the sunshine. With the shops beginning to open again after Lock Down there is lots of queing to be done as we still need to keep our 2 metre distance from each other. Today I was queing outside a DIY shop in Craigleith, Edinburgh and while […]

WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Jun 22, 2020
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Monday 22nd June Can you tell me where I have sketched? Have you noticed this clock on the side of a building before? Leave your answer in the comment box below. Your comment will not show up until I reveal the answer, which I will do before the end of the day. I will pick […]