WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Jun 29, 2020
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Monday 29th June Can you tell me where I have sketched? Do you recognise this smudgy pencil sketch drawn in Edinburgh? 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 […]

WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Jun 15, 2020
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Monday 15th June Can you tell me where I have sketched? Hopefully this city landmark will be back open soon! 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 […]

Wardie Bay

Posted on Apr 14, 2020
Wardie Bay

A family walk down the front at Granton and the small beach which lies between the break water and Granton Harbour. I live just up the hill from here and have often wanted to sketch the colourful houses which line the curved road, looking out to the Forth. This drawing I drew during the lock […]

WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Posted on Apr 13, 2020
WhereArtI Edinburgh?

Monday 13th 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 […]

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 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 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 […]

WhereArtI this week?

Posted on Jan 13, 2020
WhereArtI this week?

Can you tell me where I have sketched? This fairly new statue stands proud outside one of the city’s most popular attractions, but can you tell me where … 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 […]

Happy New Year to all the revellers

Posted on Dec 31, 2019
Happy New Year to all the revellers

As visitors flood into the city for the world famous Hogmanay celebrations tonight, I will be taking it easy this year. Here is a sketch from the Mound, looking down through the trees and railings over to Princes Street. The hoardings are up to advertise the upcoming New Year Celebrations of Edinburgh’s Hogmanay. This year […]

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 […]