100 painting challenge!

I’m doing a ‘just for fun’ painting challenge over the next few weeks under the title “what the cat saw….” in my own wee naïve art style. It will keep you amused and me too!  I hope you enjoy my whimsical collection and please be patient with me as I build my brand. All mini paintingsContinue reading “100 painting challenge!”

The Ideal Home Show 2018, Glasgow

The Ideal Home Show in Glasgow has now passed and was a big success! It was my first Ideal Home Show, but not the first time I’ve had a fair stand at the SECC – always a great venue. Over the 4 days, I displayed my large oversized artworks and some smaller pieces. I setContinue reading “The Ideal Home Show 2018, Glasgow”

God’s Promises

“The word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart”- Hebrews 4:12 🌷 Imagine if you had a £20 note in your back pocket that you didn’t know about and you spentContinue reading “God’s Promises”

A new creation

“Anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new creation. The old life is gone; a new life has begun!”- 2 Corinthians 5:17 🦋 I keep thinking of butterflies this week. Aren’t they beautiful little creatures. But they spend the first part of their lives crawling in the dirt until they are fat and dirtyContinue reading “A new creation”

New collection: Edinburgh street scenes

I am in the midst of building a new collection of paintings. Mixing my love of my favourite City Edinburgh and naive / folk art. Here are a few of my new paintings and I hope you enjoy the scenes I am building over the next year. All originals are for sale from my websiteContinue reading “New collection: Edinburgh street scenes”

Favourite artist: Gary Bunt

My Christmas pressie to myself has finally arrived – a book of paintings and poems by Gary Bunt, UK naive artist. I love Gary’s work. I love it because it’s just so simple but with some punch. I bought this book ‘By the Grace of God’ because Bunt has some great and funny paintings andContinue reading “Favourite artist: Gary Bunt”

The Crofters

I’m creating a little series about ‘the Crofters’ just for fun . I love Scottish history and I’m currently learning about the Highland Clearances and the Crofters 🐓 . The Scottish farming families were run out of their community farms to make way for big farms for Cow farming and pastoral farming – the leadersContinue reading “The Crofters”

Heroes of the Faith: Jonah and the Whale

‘Jonah and the Whale’🐟.acrylic on canvas 40×60 cm Every month I am going to paint a children’s piece for my ‘Heroes of the Faith’ collection. A series of Bible characters for kids. 🐳 Here we have Jonah the prophet. God told Jonah to go preach at Nineveh because the people there were wicked. Jonah hadContinue reading “Heroes of the Faith: Jonah and the Whale”