WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Apr 6, 2020
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Monday 6th April Can you tell me where I have sketched? Do you recognise this famous clock? 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 winner from all correct […]

Wherearti Edinburgh?

Posted on Mar 30, 2020
Wherearti Edinburgh?

Monday 30th March Can you tell me where I have sketched this from? I loved the effect looking through glass gave this scene. 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 […]

Spring sunshine outdoors

Posted on Mar 23, 2020
Spring sunshine outdoors

As the Coronovirus outbreak forces people to stay in doors I am fortunate to have a garden from which to sketch in. It is easy to get caught up the news and be feeling anxious about the things you cannot do anything about so instead I am sharing some of the beauty and colour that […]

Wherearti Edinburgh?

Posted on Mar 23, 2020
Wherearti Edinburgh?

Monday 23rd March Can you tell me where I have sketched this week? A fountain pen sketch this week, the soluble ink causes the colour to run into the lines making a darker almost rained on effect. Leave your answer in the comment box below. Your comment will not show up until I reveal the […]

Wherearti Edinburgh?

Posted on Mar 16, 2020
Wherearti Edinburgh?

Monday 9th March Can you tell me where I have sketched this week? A fountain pen sketch this week, the soluble ink causes the colour to run into the lines making a darker almost rained on effect. Leave your answer in the comment box below. Your comment will not show up until I reveal the […]

WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Mar 9, 2020
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Monday 9th March Can you tell me where I have sketched this week? There are so many great views from here you may of missed this one. 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 […]

Electric power hits Edinburgh streets

Posted on Mar 4, 2020
Electric power hits Edinburgh streets

This week saw the launch of Edinburgh’s electric bikes, joining the already 500 strong fleet across the city. I was invited to cover the launch outside the City Chambers on the Royal Mile, as councilors and bosses from Serco and sponsors Just Eat showed off the brand new bicycles which are now available to hire. […]

WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Mar 2, 2020

Monday 2nd March Can you tell me where I have sketched this week? You can’t miss this one if in the city centre, and remembering to look up! 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 Feb 24, 2020
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Monday 24th February Can you tell me where I have sketched this week? A grassy mound with a church spire through trees, but where is this view? Leave your answer in the comment box below. Your comment will not show up until I reveal the answer, which I will do so before the end of […]

Workshops in the city

Posted on Feb 20, 2020
Workshops in the city

Last week I was back at the City Art Centre with a sketching workshop to tie into their current exhibition: Classical Edinburgh. I was asked to run a couple of workshops to tie in with the Classical Edinburgh exhibition of photographs which is free to see until Sunday 8th March at the Market Street gallery. […]

WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Feb 17, 2020
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Monday 17th February Can you tell me where I have sketched this week? This doorway caught my eye whilst travelling through the city, but can you name the shop? Leave your answer in the comment box below. Your comment will not show up until I reveal the answer, which I will do so before the […]

WhereArtI ?

Posted on Feb 10, 2020
WhereArtI ?

Monday 10th February Can you tell me where I have sketched this week? This doorway caught my eye on a recent walk from the old to the new towns of the city. But which road is it on? Leave your answer in the comment box below. Your comment will not show up until I reveal […]

Bookbinding and sketching workshops with Arienas Collective

Posted on Feb 4, 2020
Bookbinding and sketching workshops with Arienas Collective

My first book binding and sketching workshop of 2020 was a success at Arienas Collective in Edinburgh’s New Town. The morning is spent learning how to put together and stitch a couple of books using recycled paper and leather (or pleather) covers. There are so many ways to customise and add your own mark to […]

WhereArtI ?

Posted on Feb 3, 2020
WhereArtI ?

Monday 3rd February Can you tell me where I have sketched this week? After my cycle journeys around Edinburgh on the Just Eat Bikes last week, here is one of their docking stations. But which road is it on? Leave your answer in the comment box below. Your comment will not show up until I […]