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 website […]

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 and […]

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 leaders […]

The District Nurse series

Happy new year! I would like to start the year by introducing my new series of paintings. I’ve decided to stick with my whimsicle style of painting as I just love painting cute little people. Over the year I plan on creating different little characters with little stories. It’s so much fun. Just to start […]

Looking for cute nursery art? …

I’m so happy to collect my prints today from the printer ! These watercolour art prints will brighten up any children’s room or make very cute gifts to give.. You can order here Thanks for looking

2 years since I decided to be an artist: A reflection

Hi and how are you?  So, it’s been about 2 years now to the month when I decided to pick up my paint brushes and decided I was going to be an artist.  I feel inspired to write a little blog about what I’ve learned along the way and what went right. What was the […]

How to frame your canvas paintings 

I’m so excited to have learned today how to frame canvas artwork…on the cheap! Let’s face it , they look 100% better within a frame , and framing artwork can be your biggest outlay. So thank you B&Q store for providing all the tools I need . Here’s a quick run down … Buy some […]

Wee things that make me go MMM

I’m trying to decide what my art style is- Things that feature a lot in my Instagram life I guess answer that 🎨. Scottish, red , nautical or stripey things ⚓️. This wee day is awesome – because Mum just said there’s a puppy coming my way  😀