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 […]

WhereArtI 1st October 2018

Posted on Oct 1, 2018
WhereArtI 1st 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 […]

Autumnal West End gift card now available

Posted on Sep 28, 2018
Autumnal West End gift card now available

To celebrate sketching a window display in Edinburgh’s West End I have created a number of gift cards featuring my design. When I was asked to draw onto the glass window of Paper Tiger’s Stafford Street shop I jumped at the chance, it is great to see my sketches so big and a challenge to […]

WhereArtI 24th September 2018

Posted on Sep 24, 2018
WhereArtI 24th September 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 […]

Dundas Street shops are full of colour

Posted on Sep 19, 2018
Dundas Street shops are full of colour

I have been meaning to sketch these three shops on Dundas Street for ages, I love the mixture of colours, railings and Georgian architecture. I must pass by this trio of New Town stores most days, usually whizzing by on the bike or car but this week I passed with time to spare so pulled […]

WhereArtI 17th September 2018

Posted on Sep 17, 2018
WhereArtI 17th September 2018

Can you name this Edinburgh street from the colours alone? I have taken out the shop names on this famous city street, but can you still name it? 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 […]

Edinburgh’s Cycle Hire Bikes are set to be released across the city

Posted on Sep 14, 2018
Edinburgh’s Cycle Hire Bikes are set to be released across the city

Edinburgh’s cycle hire bikes will be launched on Monday 17th September and last week I got a chance to take one out for a ride around Leith. Just Eat Cycles, named after the bike’s  sponsor, will launch with 200 bikes across an initial 19 different docking locations across Edinburgh. But this is just the beginning, […]