The WhereArtI Quiz, 25th May

Posted on May 25, 2015
The WhereArtI Quiz, 25th May

Monday morning, and a tough one for you today – can you tell me where in Edinburgh I am drawing?   There are points on offer for the first three correct answers and bragging rights for a week. Keep an eye on the facebook and twitter throughout the day for clues if they are needed. Answer to come before the […]

Sketching reflections

Posted on May 14, 2015
Sketching reflections

Reflections of The National Records of Scotland offices in the windows of Waverley Gate, at the east end of Princes Street. Today I had a whole heap of meetings spaced throughout the day, all located around North Bridge and Waterloo Place. Whilst walking from one to another I noticed a clock tower of the National […]

The Scotland WhereArtI Quiz, 4th May

Posted on May 4, 2015
The Scotland WhereArtI Quiz, 4th May

Welcome to the monthly Scotland WhereArtI, can you locate this week’s drawing from somewhere in this beautiful country?   I am drawing somewhere in Scotland, all you have to do is tell me where. There are points on offer for the first three correct answers and bragging rights for a week 🙂 Keep an eye […]

A frosty act of kindness at Sick Kids Hospital

Posted on Apr 24, 2015
A frosty act of kindness at Sick Kids Hospital

It’s always nice to see an act of kindness, it can lift people like nothing else and provide a wave of optimism stretching out in all directions. Let me push the wave further by telling you that S.Luca Ice Cream sent a van load of creamy yumminess to Edinburgh’s Sick Kids Hospital today, enough for […]

The WhereArtI Quiz, 2nd February

Posted on Feb 2, 2015
The WhereArtI Quiz, 2nd February

8am on a Monday morning is WhereArtI time, I sketch and you tell me where. Usually in Edinburgh but as it’s the first of the month the answer could be anywhere in Scotland. Can you locate this week’s sketch?   The 2015 leaderboard is beginning to take shape, and with points on offer for the […]

The WhereArtI Quiz, 22nd September

Posted on Sep 22, 2014
The WhereArtI Quiz, 22nd September

Monday morning speeding around once again, and with it a brand new WhereArtI to test your observational skills. Can you name this Edinburgh building?   There are leader board points on offer for the first three correct answers, and keep an eye on the facebook and twitter throughout the day for clues if they are needed. Answers to come later […]

Valentino Rossi commission

Posted on Jun 12, 2014
Valentino Rossi commission

Valentino Rossi, one of the most successful motorcycle racers of all time is the subject of this recent EdinburghSketcher commission.   Good morning. Last night I showed you a close up of this sketch and asked if you knew who it was. Here is the full version. I love the cross-hatch shading, I find it […]

Street furnishings #1

Posted on Jul 25, 2012

I like the lights underneath, all the intricate lines that go to make up the object.

Ticket to ride

Posted on Feb 10, 2012

By the time I looked up the bus was just reaching the top of Broughton Street. Sketch done.

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.

Dozing on my knee

Posted on May 22, 2011

Here she is having a doze on my knee between feeds, and nappy changes!

Grassmarket

Posted on May 17, 2011

…told all about the gruesome hangings that used to be the main attraction here

Puddycat

Posted on Jan 30, 2011

It must be a hard life being a cat, she’s been snoozin all day