Featured Artist Show at Scotlandart by Fiona Wilson


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Featured Artist Show at Scotlandart in Glasgow

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1 August 2017

Featured Artist Show at Scotlandart Gallery in Glasgow, 2017.
I have been exhibiting regualrly at Scotlandart.com for several years now so I was delighted when I was asked to put together a selection of new artworks for a featured artist show, in August 2017, to follow on from my successful…

All the Shoes that I loved


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All the Shoes I loved – For Sale

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30 March 2017

All the Shoes I’ve Loved – For Sale
In 2015, I decided to take the necessary step of letting go of all my high heeled shoes. Why? you ask. Well I managed to herniate 4 disks in my lower back a few years ago leaving me with nerve damage in…

Figure Painting Atelier


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Painting Atelier

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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 15 years of lecturing at several universities and colleges. Throughout this time I was always drawing and painting for myself…

Atelier Figure Painting


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A classical life painting of a nude

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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 life model in a classical style.
I attend a variety of artist run life drawing and painting sessions at the WASPS…


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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, where I work is staging an exhibition at the end of November instead, so I thought it might be nice…


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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 window and I could imagine that I was actually there for a moment…but…
  then the sky darkened and flurries of…

Oil painted portrait


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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 have time to capture when on a short holiday in an exotic location.  When you only have 4 days in…


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The Royal Portrait Society and Me

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20 February 2013

For years I have been submitting portrait work to the BP portrait painting prize, not realising there was another that might suit me better, namely the RP (Royal Portait Society) Open Exhibition. I managed to catch their show from last year’s entrants whilst I was in London and thought…


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Day 9: Edinburgh work trip

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10 February 2013

I missed yesterday as I only accompanied my husband to Waitrose and Dales Cycles for a bit of domestic shopping. I was dying a death after over-exerting myself at the studio and the opening!So I skip quickly on to Saturday.We had planned a trip through to Edinburgh to drop…


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Day 7: Oggling Andy Warhol

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7 February 2013

I am way behind with my blog posts, due to having the flu, so I am popping up a few at once, but linking the happenings back to the right day. I won’t cover every day as I am sure you don’t need to read about me kicking about…