Red Nose. Sold.

Upcycling furniture: chest of drawers

Upcycling: Red Nose is one of those pieces of furniture that have done service for generations. I found it in the basement of an elderly couple’s house in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. They did not want to bring it to their new downsized place. (more…)

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Blackfriars London. Drypoint print

Printmaking: intaglio print

London: walking along the Thames from the Tate Modern Gallery to the Oxo Tower, one passes under Blackfriars Bridge. The intricate construction details of its arches have always fascinated me, and I chose them as a motif for a small drypoint print. (more…)

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Interrogation

Sculpture: clay figures

This figure group is one of my earliest clay sculptures. The figures are built from clay slabs and mounted on a custom made steel base. It had been delivered highly polished. I’m not fond of this surface treatment so I left the metal base out in the open for a few weeks. (more…)

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Christmas card

Season’s greetings

To all visitors of my new website: Happy Holidays and a prosperous New Year! Check back in 2017 to see what’s being created in my studio. You will find new original prints and paintings, and card reproductions of many motifs (among them this Christmas scene). (more…)

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Spittalfield Village Hall

Perthshire Open Studios 2016

The exhibition of artwork and crafts in Spittalfield, Perth & Kinross was a resounding success. In early September our group SEVEN welcomed over 400 visitors to the charming village hall. Paintings, linoprints, bronze sculptures, ceramics, hand turned wooden bowls, pebble/driftwood pictures and fragrant organic beauty products garnered admiring comments, sales were made and commissions placed. […]

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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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