Lunch Menu sketching at the North Bridge Brasserie, Edinburgh

Posted on Feb 19, 2016
Lunch Menu sketching at the North Bridge Brasserie, Edinburgh

A three course lunch menu of exquisite Scottish produce for less than £20 is definitely worth sketching.   When asked if I would like to sketch their new lunch menu I didn’t think twice, having recently sampled their Gluten Free Afternoon Tea.   Inside the beautiful oak lined interior of the Scotsman Hotel, once home to […]

Freshly baked cakes in a delightful location

Posted on Jan 26, 2016
Freshly baked cakes in a delightful location

What terrible weather in the capital today. Not to worry: I have discovered a gorgeous wee tea room in the heart of Canongate sure to warm you! Clarinda’s Tea Room, towards the bottom end of the Royal Mile is not new in itself, but new to me and has actually been trading from the same […]

WhereArtI : 11th January 2016

Posted on Jan 11, 2016
WhereArtI : 11th January 2016

Morning Edinburgh, can you name this week’s WhereArtI sketch?   The WhereArtI competition goes live every Monday morning at 8am, I sketch a location in Edinburgh, you tell me where I am. On the first Monday of each month however, the sketch could be anywhere in Scotland.   There are points on offer for the […]

The WhereArtI Quiz, 28th December

Posted on Dec 28, 2015
The WhereArtI Quiz, 28th December

Monday morning and the final WhereArtI of the year, can you find me Edinburgh?   Have a great Hogmanay and thank you for all your support in 2015. Much more sketching to come in 2016!   There are points on offer for the first three correct answers. Keep an eye on the facebook and twitter throughout the day for clues […]

The WhereArtI Quiz, 21st December

Posted on Dec 21, 2015
The WhereArtI Quiz, 21st December

Monday morning and the penultimate WhereArtI of the year, can you find me?   There are points on offer for the first three correct answers. Keep an eye on the facebook and twitter throughout the day for clues if they are needed. Answer to come before the end of the day.   If you would like to sponsor the quiz […]

The WhereArtI Quiz, 9th November

Posted on Nov 9, 2015
The WhereArtI Quiz, 9th November

WhereArtI time everyone, and a brand new Edinburgh puzzle for you to ponder this November morning. Can you tell me where ‘eye’ am sketching?   If you recognise the sketch above then let me know below, there are points on offer!! Keep an eye on the facebook and twitter throughout the day for clues if they are needed. Answer to […]

Spooky Sketch Classes this Halloween at Surgeons’ Hall Museums

Posted on Oct 22, 2015
Spooky Sketch Classes this Halloween at Surgeons’ Hall Museums

This Halloween on Saturday 31st October I will be running three sketching classes at the recently revamped Surgeons’ Hall Museums. If you haven’t visited since the Edinburgh educational attraction was reopened earlier this month, then this is the ideal opportunity. Open from 10am until 8pm, there will be a number of events taking place throughout […]

The bandages are off… at the Surgeons Hall Museum, Edinburgh

Posted on Sep 23, 2015
The bandages are off… at the Surgeons Hall Museum, Edinburgh

Tomorrow I will be sketching live as The Surgeons Hall reopens after a major refurbishment which has seen the Nicolson Street museum closed for over 12 months.   Having nipped in for a sneak preview a couple of weeks ago as the new space and exhibits began to take shape, I can’t wait to see […]

The WhereArtI Quiz, 14th September

Posted on Sep 14, 2015
The WhereArtI Quiz, 14th September

WhereArtI time we are back in Edinburgh… but where?   If you recognise the sketch above then let me know below, there are points on offer!! Keep an eye on the facebook and twitter throughout the day for clues if they are needed. Answer to come before the end of the day.   If you would like to sponsor the […]

The low lying sun this afternoon in St Andrew Square Gardens, Edinburgh

Posted on Sep 10, 2015
The low lying sun this afternoon in St Andrew Square Gardens, Edinburgh

The sun was too bright to make out the top of the Melville Monument in St Andrew Square Gardens this afternoon.   It was a beautiful day in Edinburgh today, the skies blue and the sunshine strong. Between meeetings I was lucky enough to have my lunch sitting on the grass in Edinburgh’s city centre. […]

The WhereArtI Quiz, 24th August

Posted on Aug 24, 2015
The WhereArtI Quiz, 24th August

WhereArtI time in Edinburgh… can you name this week’s location?   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 end of the day.   If you would like to […]

‘Current Location’, on at SummerHall until August 30th

Posted on Aug 21, 2015
‘Current Location’, on at SummerHall until August 30th

This morning I was at Summerhall to see ‘Current Location’ a play by Toshiki Okada, adapted by Fellswoop Theatre. Telling a story of one villages perhaps impending doom and how the people living within a small community deal with the loss of control and uncertainty in the air. Gripping from the offset the unknowing of […]

EdinburghSketcher sketching workshops – on Pinterest

Posted on Jul 27, 2015
EdinburghSketcher sketching workshops – on Pinterest

See photos from my latest Sketch Classes on this Pinterest board. Collected from various events I will add more as I go.   Included are ones from Lauriston Castle​ and Honey Pot Ceramics – Arts and Crafts Studio​ from over the weekend.  If you have taken any photos from the classes which you would like […]

The WhereArtI Quiz, 29th June

Posted on Jun 29, 2015
The WhereArtI Quiz, 29th June

WhereArtI time in the wonderful city of Edinburgh. Can you find me?   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 end of the day.   If you would […]