Wild Iris

Mixing up my media today as I developed a piece that started as a demo at the Sedburgh Art Society. Annie Sloan even got a look in! Wild Iris

Coming up Roses…

  Here is a new oil painting destined for the upcoming Edinburgh Art Fair on the 13-15th November. I will be represented there by the Laurel Gallery. Do go along if you can…

Space to Create Auction

I was asked to be involved in Space to Create’s ‘Transformations Project’ which has paired up artists and writers, with the art developing out of a response to a given piece of writing. Here is my watercolour which was inspired by the notion of the individual as a light standing alone while being intrinsically part of something bigger (well that … Read More

Enjoying oil paint

I made a series of studies inspired by the textures of Allan Bank using veils of dilute oil paint. The pigment has granulated beautifully…

Emily Ball Week

Just had a fantastic few days under the watchful eye of Emily who has been taking her unique brand of art mentoring ‘on tour’. I gathered a group of unsuspecting artists together at the studios in The Factory Kendal and after a glorious day on location at the National Trust’s Allan Bank we were able to convey and distill our … Read More

New Painting?

I made 2 small studies today using this lovely jug from Bellwood & Wright and then digitally combined them to come up with this image. To be continued…   ‘Little Jug of Freesias’