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Fiona

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Painting Atelier

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on
15 March 2017

Back in the 90s I studied, and then graduated, from the Glasgow School of Art before changing track slightly to complete an MSc in computer graphics. This led to…

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A classical life painting of a nude

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on
1 October 2015

I have been so busy with exhibitions and commissions that I have neglecting my blog. So I thought I’d write about my journey in learning to paint from a…

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Virtual Open Studio Event

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1 October 2015

This weekend sees the start of the WASPS open studios events in Glasgow, spread over different weekends throughout October.

See the website here for more information :
WASPS Open Studios 2015

This year, Southblock Studios,…

art Venice

A Little Escapism

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11 February 2014

“Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.” Twyla Tharp

Today, I was working on some new cityscapes of Venice. The sun was shining through my studio…

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Painting from Life

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10 February 2014

For much of my painting work now, I use reference photographs for a number of reasons. For my cityscapes, I can record detail and colour information that I don’t…