upcycle nest of tables Bubbles

Event: Nice Markets Glasgow

Glasgow again! I’m going to show my upcycled painted tables and chairs at this new venue in the West End. The organiser is Nice Markets who promote traders whose products have an eco-friendly focus. Nest of tables Bubbles chalk paint, acrylic varnish. 2017. Nice Market Eco Friendly Focus St Silas Church   69 Park Rd   […]

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upcycled Checkerboard Table

Upcycled furniture: table

During my time in Canada I did this custom order for a client in Vancouver BC. The lady in question had painted a small table in this beautiful rust colour and then felt unsure about how to accentuate the table top. The piece reminded me of a gambling table, so I decided on a decor […]

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mixed media painting Grape Hyazinths

Exhibition: Platform 2018, Perth

Platform 2018 event at Frames Gallery, Perth: artists and makers who participate in Perthshire Open Studios are holding an exhibition featuring paintings, photography, work in wood, glass, ceramics. One of my mixed media paintings is on display. Frames Gallery, 10 Victoria St, Perth   PH2 L8W 17 March – 7 April, Mon – Fri 9am […]

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hand coloured linoprint Refrigeration Machine

Printmaking: linoprint Refrigeration Machine

The first print from my studio in 2018: a linoprint based on a photo of the refrigeration unit of an ice cream maker in South Wales, just outside Machen near Caerphilly. Machines like this fascinate me with their mysterious cables, switches, metal grills, pipes. I went a few times to the ice cream parlour on […]

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Autumn Rain over Strathmore

Painting: oil painting

When I go for walks in the vale of Strathmore, where I live, I often find it fascinating how dark clouds can accumulate in one area, and the sun is still shining not far away. The light created by this juxtaposition is spectacular, an impressive backdrop to the changing colours of the fields, depending on […]

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upcycled table Ovals

Event: Urban Market Glasgow

Second time: I am going to display my upcycled hand painted chairs and small tables at Urban Market ‘Interiors’ in Glasgow. Small table Ovals 40 x 32 x 59 cm. acrylic paint, acrylic varnish. 2017 Urban Market Interiors   Drygate Brewery   85 Drygate Street   Glasgow G4 0UT Sunday 19 November, 12 – 5pm

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