Indigoagogo is Bloomin’ Open

My Deconstructed Floral online course is now ready for you to join! I am so pleased to be sharing the fruits of my labour in the form of this botanical inspired watercolour and mixed media art course. Just look here to learn more about how your can also bloom and grow creatively with me over the coming months…. See you … Read More

Indigoagogo3, the Floral One…. getting ready to bloom

collaged floral inspired paintings

I recently completed a watercolour wedding bouquet commission ( here’s a favourite detail ) and after limbering up my ‘botanical and fluidity muscles’ I realised how much I had missed working with flowers and plants.     You may have noticed that since my studio move I have become slightly obsessed with my view while using this as vehicle to … Read More

On Show with the Lake Artists Society

I am so pleased to share a new collection of my fluid watercolours at Rheged in their light filled gallery space. Following my third painting trip to Iona in September this year I indulged myself with oceans of turquoise, inky blues and purples as I sought to capture the qualities of light and space there on this picture perfect Hebridean … Read More

Just Add Water to thrive in a Creative Permaculture

I have been so lucky over lockdown to have been part of a small informal group of artists who meet up on Zoom (where else!) where we work out our plans, hopes and dreams and set ourselves goals for the week ahead. One of the things that came out of this was how to work smarter not harder enabling us … Read More

It’s time to reveal my Patreon offer to you…

patreon film cover

Staying Curious…  “I believe that curiosity is the secret. Curiosity is the truth and the way of creative living. Curiosity is the alpha and the omega, the beginning and the end. Furthermore, curiosity is accessible to everyone. ” Elizabeth Gilbert   ‘Big Magic’   I love to set challenges and open up different channels of enquiry for both myself and others. … Read More

Pop Up Lake Artists Show at the OCG in Ambleside

The Lakes Artists Pop Up Summer Show

If you need an excuse to visit Ambleside then maybe you can use this! You can see two of my recent floral paintings on show here at the Old Courthouse Gallery alongside the inspirational work of many members from the Lake Artists Society. This lovely big bright light filled gallery space set over 3 floors is home to a changing … Read More

Coming to a screen near you…

I suppose that lockdown has made us all embrace technology a little more hasn’t it? I know that I had been thinking of creating films of my painting process for a while now in order to help my students understand the techniques and materials that I use. But actually a lot of feedback has focused on the calming and peaceful … Read More

Open Studio This Weekend

28 – 30 June 11 – 4pm Just to let you know that I will having my Open House this weekend. I hope that you can find time to come along to say hello and see a specially curated selection of my work. I am really pleased to have had my living room turned into a lovely bright gallery space … Read More

A Painter’s Painter

What a roller coaster the last 12 months have been with the inclusion of inspiring art courses, art and business mentors, and more recently art fairs. I have been painting now for 20 years which is scarily now a lot longer than my years as a graphic designer, and yet my design training still underpins my approach to my art. … Read More

Solo Exhibition at The Laurel Gallery – Edinburgh

STRANDS at The Laurel Gallery, Edinburgh 1st November – 29th November Over the last twelve months I have swapped the comfort of the studio for the rigours of working out in the landscape from the white cliffs of Southern England to the remote Northern beaches of Iona. I have been working with a variety of mediums and the resulting collection … Read More