Lockdown

May was a glorious month, weather wise and the start of lockdown. The city of Edinburgh was traffic and people free. A couple of friends and relatives took some photos recording this eerie atmosphere. Since then I intermittently worked on these 5 watercolours since then. Interestingly I was intrigued to…

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Art Course

Had a great week at Higham Hall with tutor Robert Dutton. Robert specialises “en pleine air” mixed media landscapes of the more remote bits of the north of England. Fascinating course with lots of tips and insights into loads of materials. A day trip out in the rain failed to…

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Pictures on Walls

It’s always a pleasure to visit buyers of my work and see the pieces hanging in their home. I make a joke about I like to warn them so they get get the work down from the attic, but with my good friends Steve and Amanda I even hung the…

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Artist’s statement: My process

A borders way of life… I am a landscape Artist and Printmaker living in the Scottish Borders. This often-overlooked area is rich, not only visually, but also in its history, its people and its folklore. I have explored the region by cycling and walking. I can draw many parallels and…

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