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Fields. Reduction linoprint

Printmaking: reduction linoprint

At the moment I am developing a new series of reduction linoprints with a more abstract angle. They will feature in my next exhibition in Fortingall in the Scottish Highlands, near Aberfeldy. I am so pleased to have been accepted as one of the participating artists at Fortingall Summer Exhibition 2017. (more…)

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Box cutters. Mixed media drawing

Drawing: mixed media

This drawing in mixed media made it into one of my sketchbooks that I’m preparing for an unusual event: a sketchbook exchange, initiated by Perth Visual Arts Forum, a group of artists who organise events in Perthshire in order to network local artists with each other and internationally. (more…)

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Rainy Day. Woodblock print

Printmaking: woodblock printing

I like woodblock printing because it incorporates in the printed image the texture of wood grain, adding some unpredictability to the print. After taking a class at Dundee’s DCA I cut this woodblock, using plywood board and various cutting knives together with some standard linocutting tools. (more…)

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Impending Rain. Mixed media drawing

Drawing: mixed media

A new mixed media drawing: I’ve always been fascinated by the greenish light that you get when the sun briefly breaks through a sky laden with inky dark rain clouds. So I’ve started trying to capture these colours in a series of drawings. (more…)

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Old Tay Street Post Office, Perth. Linoprint

Printmaking: linoprints

I’m working on a series of linoprints for Perth and Kinross Creates, a group exhibition at Perth Museum and Art Gallery in October 2016. Artists were asked to submit proposals for work they wanted to show, preferably work based on the museum’s collections. (more…)

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Candlelight Dinner. Oil on canvasboard

Painting: oil painting

Another one of my paintings prepared for Perthshire Open Studios 2016. It is a still life, called Candlelight Dinner. I don’t place items for a still life in front of me when I paint, I remember or invent them and arrange them so that they tell a story. (more…)

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