WhereArtI Edinburgh? – Jan 7th 2019

Posted on Jan 7, 2019
WhereArtI Edinburgh? – Jan 7th 2019

Can you name this week’s sketched location? 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 […]

Ravelston Garden buildings

Posted on Jan 2, 2019
Ravelston Garden buildings

This striking building on Craigleith Crescent is known as Ravelston Garden and always catches my eye as I pass by in the car, usually on the way the either the Modern Art Gallery or Craigleith Retail park. One such time I had a little time so stopped to sketch the view. I was looking for […]

Happy New Year to you!

Posted on Jan 1, 2019
Happy New Year to you!

At home with Mrs Sketcher, the twins in bed and watching the Hogmany fireworks on TV, and wishing you all the very best. As the clock got closer to twelve I opened a Christmas present from my niece, this wee dram of Glennfiddich and sketched my view. The tumbler is one of only three remaining […]

WhereArtI Edinburgh? – December 31st 2018

Posted on Dec 31, 2018
WhereArtI Edinburgh? – December 31st 2018

Can you name this week’s sketched location? 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 […]

WhereArtI Edinburgh? – December 24th 2018

Posted on Dec 24, 2018
WhereArtI Edinburgh? – December 24th 2018

Can you name this week’s Edinburgh sketched location? 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 […]

WhereArtI Edinburgh? – December 17th 2018

Posted on Dec 17, 2018
WhereArtI Edinburgh? – December 17th 2018

Can you name this week’s Edinburgh sketched location?

Squid ink Screen Printing directly onto Portobello Beach

Posted on Dec 12, 2018
Squid ink Screen Printing directly onto Portobello Beach

This morning I took part in an environmental workshop on a beach, with artist David Faithfull and fellow members of Edinburgh Printmakers.  Using a stencil of plastic bottles shapes, and squidgy and a black ink mixture made up from squid ink, and Scottish seaweed the other EP print makers made a huge design on the […]

WhereArtI Edinburgh? – December 10th 2018

Posted on Dec 10, 2018
WhereArtI Edinburgh? – December 10th 2018

Can you name this week’s Edinburgh sketched location? 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 will […]

Edinburgh’s Christmas markets are in full swing

Posted on Dec 6, 2018
Edinburgh’s Christmas markets are in full swing

We had a fantastic day touring the seasonal entertainment on offer in Edinburgh’s city centre. The Sketcher Twins had a fabulous time trying out the rides in Princes Street Gardens on Sunday. With great views from high above the Christmas shoppers in the Big Wheel and the crazy laugh out load fun as we got […]

WhereArtI Edinburgh? – December 3rd 2018

Posted on Dec 3, 2018
WhereArtI Edinburgh? – December 3rd 2018

Can you name this week’s Edinburgh sketched location? 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 will […]

The Toulouse-Lautrec exhibition at the Scottish National Gallery

Posted on Nov 29, 2018
The Toulouse-Lautrec exhibition at the Scottish National Gallery

Inspired by advertising prints made over 100 years ago.u exhibition at the Scottish National Gallery is inspiring This is the first exhibition held at the National Galleries of Scotland devoted to the art of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901). Coming from an advertising background myself I find his work so inspiring, the limited use of colour and […]

WhereArtI 26th November 2018

Posted on Nov 26, 2018
WhereArtI 26th November 2018

Can you name this week’s Edinburgh sketched location? 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 will […]

Dancing on George Street to Silent Light

Posted on Nov 21, 2018
Dancing on George Street to Silent Light

Edinburgh’s Christmas Silent Light brings together two great ideas – a sparkly light installation and a silent disco! On Monday evening I found myself dancing through George Street with Mrs Sketcher and around a hundred other revellers grooving to Christmas tunes whilst 60,000 lights above my head flashed to the music. There are up to […]

WhereArtI 19th November 2018

Posted on Nov 19, 2018
WhereArtI 19th November 2018

Can you name this week’s Edinburgh sketched location? 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 will […]