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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Drygate table original

Upcycling furniture: work in progress

I’m upcycling another small table for Urban Market in Glasgow. This time the market theme is Interiors, and I’ll have a stall showing chairs, stands and small tables. I’m looking forward to meeting other businesses selling eclectic contemporary furniture. Urban Market Interiors   85 Drygate St   Glasgow   G4 0UT Sunday 19 November, 12 noon- 6pm   […]

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upcycled table Urban Market

Event: Urban Market Glasgow

Some of my upcycled painted furniture will be for sale at Urban Market ‘Vintage’ in Glasgow, as part of a show of vintage clothing, lighting, furniture, collectables. The venue is Drygate Brewery. So you can combine shopping with enjoying great beer and food. Small table with drawer 53 x 38 x 57 cm. Acrylic paint, […]

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hand printed fabric

Workshop: fabric printing with found objects

New workshop! Next week it’s BRAW: Blairgowrie and Rattray Arts Week. A week of art, craft, drama, music with arts and crafts demonstrations, concerts, exhibitions. I’ll be leading a workshop where you can learn how to decorate fabric (recycled or new cotton shopping bags) using fabric paint and stamps made from found objects. The venue […]

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