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 šŸ¦‹ 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”

Heroes of the Faith: Jonah and the Whale

‘Jonah and the Whale’šŸŸ.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. šŸ³ 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”

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 startContinue reading “The District Nurse series”

The Country Living Fair 2017

The Country Living Fair was a huge success! This was my first time as a trader at the Country Living Magazine fair and I will definitely come back next year. What a grand selection of talent from across the U.K. What a buzzing atmosphere and I made friends with the traders around me. The customersContinue reading “The Country Living Fair 2017”

The day I discovered ACEO cards

Check out these teeny tiny mini paintings! Aren’t they so cute! Today I’m halfway through a personal challenge to paint 50 ACEO paintings. What is an ACEO? An ACEO is a little tiny work of art. ACEO stands for Art Card Originals and Editions. Collecting them is a craze that is sweeping the UK. IContinue reading “The day I discovered ACEO cards”

How to frame your canvas paintingsĀ 

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 someContinue reading “How to frame your canvas paintingsĀ “