Artists in Conversation – Live Zoom Event

Artists in Conversation – Live Zoom Event

To view the LIVE ZOOM ‘Artists in Converstion’ that I had with fellow Fife artists Helen Glassford and Kirsty Whiten on 10th October please click HERE. Speaking from our respective Fife studios three established, contrasting artists - inspired by plants and flowers...

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Virtual Open Studio 10th & 11th October 2020

Virtual Open Studio 10th & 11th October 2020

This weekend 10th & 11th October 2020 I am having my first Virtual Open Studio which will include the following : FILM - Presenting a (very) short film introducing my studio and my work, which I will post here on my BLOG and on social media. SHOP - Offering a...

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‘Floragraphy’… a romantic offering

‘Floragraphy’… a romantic offering

Buttercup :  'Radiance' - Your splendour shines like the sun ‘Floragraphy’ is the practical application of flower symbolism. Belonging to a more romantic age than ours, it uses flowers to convey meaning. Today modern technology offers texting, snapchat, all sorts of...

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Yellow Flowers

Yellow Flowers

There is something very spiritually uplifting about the radiance of yellow flowers, the energy with which the colour hits the back of your eye seems hard to capture. I love this quote from Winifred Nicolson about painting yellow flowers, one of my favourite painters,...

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Christmas Exhibitions 2020

Christmas Exhibitions 2020

This Christmas season I have artworks on exhibition in a number of galleries in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Argyll, including a range of different 'Votive Offerings' paintings both large and small. The galleries are listed below with links that show images of my works that...

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Aura Suavis – Sweet Air

Aura Suavis – Sweet Air

This post describes the inspiration and the development of this painting. It is inspired by a 'mind opening' herbalist recipe I came across in the wonderful book 'The Magic of Herbs' by David Conway. The recipe is called 'Aura Suavis', meaning sweet air and is for a...

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The Minaiturists III Exhibition

The Minaiturists III Exhibition

These paintings are the size of a post-it note, 7.5cm square! Delighted to have these three tiny 'Votive Offering' posy paintings included in 'The Miniaturists III' exhibition at The Scottish Gallery . They are true to scale paintings of posies of wild Wood Sorrel,...

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‘Time Spent Amongst Trees’ Exhibition

‘Time Spent Amongst Trees’ Exhibition

I've had the pleasure of co-curating the ''Time Spent Amongst Trees' exhibition with Society of Scottish Artists President Sharon Quigley. The exhibition is on at The Meffan Museum & Gallery and opened on Saturday 6th September, running until the beginning of...

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‘Poesis’, Solo Exhibition 17th May – 28th June

‘Poesis’, Solo Exhibition 17th May – 28th June

‘Poesis’ – Resipole Gallery, 17th May – 28th June 2019. I am delighted to invite you to the Private View of my exhibition ‘Poesis’ on Friday 17th May 2019, from 6pm until 8pm, at Resipole Studios Fine Art Gallery on the scenic shores of Loch Sunart, Argyll.Included in...

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This Precious Moment

This Precious Moment

'Votive Offerings - This Precious Moment' is an artwork I have created to celebrate 10 years since I set up my studio at Ladybank Railway Station. It consists of a series of watercolour paintings of small wild flower posies. I'll be showing them as an installation of...

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