Autumnal symmetry at the Gyle Shopping Centre

Posted on Nov 9, 2017
Autumnal symmetry at the Gyle Shopping Centre

Last week I was out at the Gyle shopping centre for a meeting and noticed this avenue of colour which separates the shops from the offices. In the centre is a small sculpture which I thought to be in the form of a plant but thanks to Canmore online I found our it is called ‘Stacked […]

Have a colourful happy Halloween

Posted on Oct 31, 2017
Have a colourful happy Halloween

Bright autumnal colours in this sketch of pumpkins growing in a field, you know they’re ready to pick when they open their eyes! I love this time of year, so much colour everywhere, including in my kitchen at the weekend as we carved a couple of pumpkins, which are already collapsing and morphing their cutout […]

Striking colour scheme on Stevenson Road

Posted on Mar 16, 2017
Striking colour scheme on Stevenson Road

This housing building will be on many a peoples commute to work, I have often passed and admired the colouring of the exterior. I like a little unnecessary colouring, this building could of been a single colour, or blocks of colour but no. Instead we have half circles and symmetrical colouring. Bravo! Westfield Court lies […]

Added colour to a walk in the Meadows

Posted on Apr 1, 2014
Added colour to a walk in the Meadows

A quick sketch from Edinburgh’s city centre green space with added digital colour.   I had a lovely if chilly walk through the Meadows park today on the South side of Edinburgh. Long tree lined walkways criss cross the city centre green space. It’s a great place to idly wander in the peace and quiet. […]

Colour for a tree losing its leaves

Posted on Oct 30, 2013
Colour for a tree losing its leaves

Today I added colour to this tree, which stands tall in Queen’s Park, Edinburgh and has such a beautiful shape to it.   Yesterday I posted the black and white pen drawing and today this is the colour version. I scanned in the mono sketch and added the colour digitally on the laptop. I love […]

One more slice..

Posted on Dec 30, 2012

Is anyone else still eating Christmas cake… for breakfast?! Thanks to Mrs Sketcher for giving me the wonderful Letraset pens for Christmas. 🙂 I love them.

Time equals colour

Posted on Sep 8, 2012

In the world of sketching ‘time equals colour’. This cup of tea sketch I did this morning definitely benefits from a little watercolour wash, and thanks to that little bit of extra time thats exactly what it got.

Blue sky sketching

Posted on Jul 25, 2011

I thought it would make the result looser, more energetic and also force me into more confident strokes.

House plant

Posted on Jul 12, 2011

Looking down on my slightly sick Gerbera plant. I think it needs a little water. I thought the sketch need a little colour.

kids in colour

Posted on Jun 18, 2011

… asked me to make this colourful sketch of the twins while we were waiting for our dessert.

Anstruther coloured

Posted on May 18, 2011

I’m still having trouble finding time to add colour on location. I think I may try pencil crayons next