Ideal Home Show 2019

What a great year we’ve had at the Ideal Home Show in Glasgow this weekend. The whole event was buzzing and there were new friends that we’ve made! The Scottish kilty paintings we’re popular, I wasn’t too sure how they’d go down.. I love painting them. Thank you to everyone who has popped along toContinue reading “Ideal Home Show 2019”

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”

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”

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”

A work in progress 

5 weeks to go and the countdown is on!  I didn’t quite gauge how much work would be involved when I signed up for the Country Living Mag Christmas Fair this November.  But I am enjoying the challenge of ‘quick-decide-what-your-actual-style-is-and -stick-to-it-then-make- a-tonne-of -art’  That was the biggest challenge – learning what art style of mineContinue reading “A work in progress “

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 theContinue reading “2 years since I decided to be an artist: A reflection”