The weather effects in this part of Aberdeenshire never stop inspiring me. It’s fairly usual to find me up pretty early and this is one of the reasons why. With the Sun casting a warm orange light over the cold fog shrouded landscape, it was hard to resist trying to capture. These old abandoned but-and-bens are scattered all over Scotland… Read more →
A sketch from a recent painting trip to Walberswick in Suffolk.
A hot late morning in a small rural town near Roujan in the south of France. This tatty edged wheat field, littered with wild poppies was hard to resist. Read more →
Recently, I had the great privilege of spending a few days in a house on this beach. It’s so stunningly beautiful and peaceful, it’s hard to get sketching – time just trickles by. The house sits only a few feet from the tide’s edge and otters do drop by from time to time. I have the feeling I’m going to… Read more →
Here is a sketch of Marwick Head in Orkney. Off to the right of the frame is the Kitchener memorial and Skara Brae lies only four miles away. I may well do another sketch at some point to include the memorial. This time however, I wanted to capture some of the beauty of Marwick Head without showing the influence of… Read more →