08.04.20 This is a series of images showing how a small painting developed from an example used in class. I had looked in my photos for a hill to help with my drawing but adding the tree and the cottage made it a bit more interesting. I was able to scratch the watercolour from theContinue reading “Artclub@home”
Making paper from plant materials and printing images of roots and root sections onto the paper. A latex cast of a turnip plant, the roots are so fine that they became completely coated in the latex however the plant is now more robust and easy to handle.I plan to use the latex cast to makeContinue reading “Beautiful Roots”
Baby turnips grown in hydroponics over two weeks at the James Hutton Institute. Planning to press them into plant papers, or collage them into prints. Roots are very fine and needed to be floated onto paper so that I could spread them . I am currently casting larger roots grown over 6 weeks with thinContinue reading “The Turnip Project”
Photos from the opening Exhibition runs until the end of the festival at the Edinburgh Drawing School.
Exhibition at Cambo House open daily from 10 am until 4pm. Printroom Dundee members are showing framed and unframed prints.
From the Lay of the Last Minstrel by Sir Walter Scott, and the title for an exhibition opening this Friday at the Kinblethmont Gallery near Arbroath. Private View from 6pm until 9pm Friday and 11am until 1pm on Saturday. Then open daily from 10am until 5pm. Dunadd and the River Add Watercolour on Gesso
Water colour and wax on gesso, based on drawings of Tsunami deposits at Maryton on the Montrose Basin currently showing at the RSA in Edinburgh.
Recently completed a series of etchings based on the Storegga Tsunami deposits at Montrose Basin. I wanted to combine what the deposits look like today with the idea of a Tsunami wave hitting the basin around 8000 years ago. I’m interested in what has changed and what has stayed the same about the landscape afterContinue reading “Etching”
Drawing Pink Peonies for the Empire Exhibition at the Rope works Gallery, Montrose in July and August……. They are amazing to look at, less amazing to draw but think I’m getting there, the first Peonies arrived from China to the UK in 1795, and a Peony grown from the original plant still grows in theContinue reading “Empire and Tree Peonies”