WhereArtI this week Edinburgh?

Posted on Dec 9, 2019
WhereArtI this week Edinburgh?

Can you tell me where I have sketched? Can you tell me what street I am standing on looking into the city centre. Leave your answer in the comment box below. Your comment will not show up until I reveal the answer tomorrow. I will pick a random winner from all correct entries on Tuesday […]

A familiar view in ink and water

Posted on Dec 4, 2019
A familiar view in ink and water

Today I sketched with a fountain pen and a water brush, but wonder if I went a little too far. ‪This is the view from Bruntsfield Place, looking towards the King’s Theatre and Edinburgh Castle. I was inspired by a Ronald Searle book a client gave me which featured the artists street drawings from Paris. […]

WhereArtI this week Edinburgh?

Posted on Dec 2, 2019
WhereArtI this week Edinburgh?

Can you tell me where I have sketched? Off the beaten track but perhaps you recognise these colourful buildings. Leave your answer in the comment box below. Your comment will not show up until I reveal the answer tomorrow. I will pick a random winner from all correct entries on Tuesday morning, and they will […]

WhereArtI this week Edinburgh?

Posted on Nov 25, 2019
WhereArtI this week Edinburgh?

Can you tell me where I have sketched? A often photographed view, but can you name the place I’m standing. Leave your answer in the comment box below. Your comment will not show up until I reveal the answer tomorrow. I will pick a random winner from all correct entries on Tuesday morning, and they […]

WhereArtI this week Edinburgh?

Posted on Nov 18, 2019
WhereArtI this week Edinburgh?

Can you tell me where I have sketched? A often photographed view, but can you name the place I’m standing. Leave your answer in the comment box below. Your comment will not show up until I reveal the answer tomorrow. I will pick a random winner from all correct entries on Tuesday morning, and they […]

Castle of Light shines bright over Edinburgh

Posted on Nov 14, 2019
Castle of Light shines bright over Edinburgh

Last night Edinburgh Castle came to life with lasers, lights, fire jugglers and even a fiery dragon, and the family all loved it. With many locations around the city now being lit up for the festive period I thought I know what to expect. Projected imagery morphing the sides of each building into movable objects, […]

WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Nov 11, 2019
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Can you tell me where I have sketched? A climb to a view of tall cranes, but can you name the street I stand in. Leave your answer in the comment box below. Your comment will not show up until I reveal the answer tomorrow. I will pick a random winner from all correct entries […]

WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Nov 4, 2019
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Can you tell me where I have sketched? A view over housing to Holyrood Park, but what is the street called? Leave your answer in the comment box below. Your comment will not show up until I reveal the answer tomorrow. I will pick a random winner from all correct entries on Tuesday morning, and […]

WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Oct 28, 2019
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Can you tell me where I have sketched? Can you locate this sketch of one of Edinburgh’s many police boxes? If you can leave your answer in the comment box below. Your comment will not show up until I reveal the answer tomorrow. I will pick a random winner from all correct entries on Tuesday […]

A red box against New Town sandstone

Posted on Oct 27, 2019
A red box against New Town sandstone

This is one of the striking red phone boxes that stand in Edinburgh’s New Town. I love the contrasting colours in this sketch which was made with a fine liner and a little watercolour wash. I can’t remember the last time I used a phone box and wonder what they will be turned into in […]

WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Oct 21, 2019
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Can you tell me where I have sketched? I’m on the corner of two well known streets, but can you name them? If you can leave your answer in the comment box below. Your comment will not show up until I reveal the answer tomorrow. I will pick a random winner from all correct entries […]

Make Christmas cards from your West End sketches

Posted on Oct 20, 2019
Make Christmas cards from your West End sketches

Join me on Sunday 17th November and be inspired by Edinburgh’s Georgian architecture. Following on from my first Christmas Card themed workshop a couple of weeks ago I will be back at Paper Tiger on Stafford Street to run two more workshops in November. Each person who buys a ticket will receive a goody bag […]

WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Oct 14, 2019
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Can you tell me where I have sketched? I see this rocket shaped building rising from the trees each week when taking my boy to his music lesson, but can you name the street I am travelling along. Leave your answer in the comment box below. Your comment will not show up until I reveal […]

WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Oct 7, 2019
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Can you tell me where I have sketched? I was following the crowd this week, but where was I? If you can name the location leave your answer in the comment box below. Your comment will not show up until I reveal the answer tomorrow. I will pick a random winner from all correct entries […]