Tag: art

Mini-Adventure: Bird Watching With My Dad

Mini-Adventure: Bird Watching With My Dad

Last week I had a few days off and enjoyed Easter at my Mum and Dad’s place in The Netherlands. It’s where I was born and brought up, though my parents are English and are long-term expats there. So far, in total, I’ve lived about…

Follow Your Curiosity: Capturing Our Coast

Follow Your Curiosity: Capturing Our Coast

A while ago I decided to do some volunteering. I wanted to get involved with a project that would inspire me and give me a chance to give back somehow. There were the obvious choices for me – since I love wildlife and nature, I…

Landmarks, Landscape And Language

Landmarks, Landscape And Language

Since the beginning of 2016 I have been inspired to re-visit and re-commit to a creative, writing project that in turn has led me to embarking on a couple of new creative projects focused on Landmarks, Landscape and Language. Three years ago I went on…

StockFlea Market 2015

StockFlea Market 2015

On Saturday 12th September 2015 I will have a stall at the StockFlea 2015 market, which is part of StockFest 2015, a festival in Stockbridge, Edinburgh. Come along to say hi! I’ll be displaying my greeting cards and prints from the Winged Wildlife and Silky…

The Gift Of Resistance

The Gift Of Resistance

I must be honest with you and say that I regularly feel resistance to being creative. Recently, for example, I felt it big time when I’d signed up to the art courses I did in July this year (see A Month Of Learning Through Play).…

Introducing The Silky Seabirds

Introducing The Silky Seabirds

Recently, I have been working away on a new creative project, in particular a new range of pen and ink wildlife drawings. If you follow me on Facebook, you may know what I am talking about. Without further ado, I am excited to share with…

A Month Of Learning Through Play

A Month Of Learning Through Play

July has been a month of courses, courses, courses! I love learning and doing that through playing and experimenting with new things and new experiences. When I booked the art courses I’ve done this month a while ago I hadn’t realised how close together they…

Winged Wildlife Art Exhibition

Winged Wildlife Art Exhibition

I am pleased to announce that some of my Winged Wildlife drawings will be featured in a group art exhibition this summer! swallowtail butterfly giclee print I am thrilled my first ever exhibition will be held in a lovely new gallery called Galerie Art by…

Winged Wildlife Drawings: The Story Behind The Range

Winged Wildlife Drawings: The Story Behind The Range

As some of you may have seen on my social media channels, I have a range of pen and ink wildlife drawings that I call the Winged Wildlife range. from left to right: White swan, small owl, eider duck, tawny owl, robin balancing on a…

Turner Versus Constable: Who Won?

Turner Versus Constable: Who Won?

At the end of September I was visiting my cousins and their families down in London for a long weekend, and I had the pleasure of fitting in two art exhibitions that were on. The first one was the “Late Turner: Painting Set Free” exhibition…