WhereArtI 8th October 2018

Posted on Oct 8, 2018
WhereArtI 8th October 2018

Can you name this Edinburgh location? If you know click the link below to enter your answer. 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 be entered […]

Sketching Workshops for Summer 2018

Posted on Jun 5, 2018
Sketching Workshops for Summer 2018

As the weather improves in Edinburgh join me sketching around the city. First off I have a welcome return to Lauriston Castle (above), a stunning 400 year old castle which overlooks the Firth of Forth from a 30 acre estate of beautiful gardens and woodlands. The perfect peaceful place to practice your sketching, I have led successful workshops […]

WhereArtI 19th March 2018

Posted on Mar 19, 2018
WhereArtI 19th March 2018

Where in Edinburgh have I sketched? If you can you tell me where in the Scottish capital I have sketched then you could win a great prize. Email me your answer using the link below and I will randomly pick a correct answer tomorrow morning, who will then go into the monthly draw to win a prize. […]

A perfect January walk: sunshine, snow and blue skies

Posted on Jan 18, 2018
A perfect January walk: sunshine, snow and blue skies

Yesterday I went for a walk through the crisp fresh snow which had fallen overnight on Arthur’s Seat. The capitals extinct volcano sits in Holyrood Park and enjoys fantastic views over Edinburgh. On this occasion however I did not trust myself to climb to the top in such icy conditions so instead walked around the […]

New Year New Skills at the Engine Shed in Stirling

Posted on Jan 12, 2018
New Year New Skills at the Engine Shed in Stirling

I will be running a series of workshops in Stirling this year at the Engine Shed, an educational conservation centre. Scotland’s first dedicated building conservation centre is run by Historic Environment Scotland. Since opening last year it serves as a central hub for building and conservation professionals and the general public, and is a fascinating place to visit. […]

A new skill for a new year

Posted on Jan 10, 2018
A new skill for a new year

I was very lucky this Christmas to receive a pyrography set from Mrs Sketcher and I have been having fun experimenting since. It’s always great to find a new way to be creative and from my early experiences it seems pyrography, which is the art of decorating wood or other materials with burn marks is […]

WhereArtI : 4th December : Scotland

Posted on Dec 4, 2017
WhereArtI : 4th December : Scotland

Where in Scotland have sketched this month? If you know click the link below to email me your answer. I will pick a random winner from all correct answers 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 be entered into a draw to receive […]

WhereArtI : 6th November : Scotland

Posted on Nov 6, 2017
WhereArtI : 6th November : Scotland

Can you tell me where in Scotland I have sketched? If so click the link below to email me your answer. I will pick a random winner from all correct answers 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 be entered […]

WhereArtI : 2nd October : Edinburgh

Posted on Oct 2, 2017
WhereArtI : 2nd October : Edinburgh

Can you tell me where in Scotland I have sketched? If so click the link below to email me your answer. I will pick a random winner from all correct answers 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 be entered […]

Scottish wild flowers in Victoria Park

Posted on Sep 21, 2017
Scottish wild flowers in Victoria Park

There is a beautiful patch of wild looking flowers in Victoria Park running alongside the cycle path entrance and tunnel which runs under Craighall Road. Yesterday I took and hour to capture a small selection in ink and watercolour. Drawing for me has always been a way of relaxing, of taking time out of an […]

Speed Sketching in the New Town and the Portrait Gallery

Posted on Sep 7, 2017
Speed Sketching in the New Town and the Portrait Gallery

I am very pleased to announce new dates for my popular speed sketching workshops, this time in the New Town with Arienas Collective, a new creative hub in the heart of Edinburgh. Join us as we explore Edinburgh’s New Town and Portrait Gallery with sketchbook in hand, using ink and watercolour to record our city tour. […]

WhereArtI : 4th September : Scotland

Posted on Sep 4, 2017
WhereArtI : 4th September : Scotland

Can you tell me where in Scotland I have sketched? If so click the link below to email me your answer. I will pick a random winner from all correct answers 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 be entered […]

WhereArtI : 7th August : Scotland

Posted on Aug 7, 2017
WhereArtI : 7th August : Scotland

Can you tell me where in Scotland I have sketched this week? If so click the link below to email me your answer. I will pick a random winner from all correct answers 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 […]

WhereArtI : 3rd July : Scotland

Posted on Jul 3, 2017
WhereArtI : 3rd July : Scotland

Can you tell me where in Scotland I have sketched today? If so click the link below to email me your answer. I will pick a random winner from all correct answers 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 be entered […]