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,...
Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour

Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour

Happy New Year ! I was delighted to enter the new year with my artwork ‘Votive Offerings – White’ (below) exhibited in the Lower Galleries of The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh with The Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour (RSW)....
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...
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...
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...
‘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...