I use watercolour and hot wax to create layers with washes and wax and wiping off in between. I have also used varnish to do a similar job.
Have been drawing at the Living Field garden since June, it’s a lovely spot although the massive fans in the glass houses mean it’s not very peaceful. Using pen and ink and watercolour to record the medicinal and dye plants and cereals such as Bere Barley, Spelt and Black Oats. The challenge is to try … More Living Field at James Hutton Institute,5000years of agricultural plants
Last session in Montrose this Thursday, writing post cards with people from the Day Centre next door. Lots of tales about beaches all over the world! Long days with picnics and boiling kettles and swimming in the river when the har came in! Having to book your caravan a year in advance in order to … More Post cards
The exhibition continues to grow with lots of new ‘wishes’ on the net…….most people wish for less litter and plastic on the beach, some for warmer water and one to have a One Direction Concert there! Later in September I will meet with a group of people who use the Day Care centre next door … More Only 2 more weeks left at Montrose Museum
We showed the 1930s film about salmon fishing at St Cyrus to a steady stream of visitors and local people. It was great to hear locals explain the fishing methods being used and share details of boat building and personal experiences of fishing in all weathers with visitors from all over the world. The stories … More Memories of salmon fishing at the beach
Melt Exhibition of paintings and science from the BGS Iceland Observatory in the Tower Building Dundee University until the 29th of March.
We found out today that the dark specks Tracey had been watching on the time lapse were part of wreck that gets uncovered in the winter storms! and our camera is pointing right at it ! John Aitken Archivist with the Port Authority showed us photographs of the wreck which we will be able to … More Exciting Discovery at the Montrose Museum!