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”

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”

Beryl the bear needs a home…

Beryl the Bear has been on many adventures this year from being the star of my stall at the Country Living Fair, to keeping me company in the cold down the Grassmarket Now she would like to retire and live in a warm house full of joy She’s looking for a baby nursery or children’sContinue reading “Beryl the bear needs a home…”

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

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”

Holyrood Hill

  Hamish lived on Holyrood hill Hamish lived on Holyrood hill He was a wee Highland coo He had colourful hair and a cheeky smile He was very much like you Hamish was a special coo His mammy told him so He dreamed one day that he would FLY! Oh the places he could go!Continue reading “Holyrood Hill”