Day 9: Edinburgh work trip

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…

Day 7: Oggling Andy Warhol

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 my house coughing…

Day 1 blog challenge: My big hied by Rouge One

OK, so last year there was a great challenge for February, 28 Drawings Later, based on doing a drawing every day for the 28 days of the month. As I have been slacking a bit on my blog posts, I am going to use February as the month to get me…

Black, White & Gold

This month, the members of The Glasgow Print Studio were set the brief of creating an artwork on the theme of 'Black, White and Gold', set by the GPS sponsors, Ancnoc whisky. The piece was also to have reference to Scotland and elements of print…

Portrait Commission: the planning stage

After the whirlwind of the London show subsided, I started my work in earnest on my new portrait commission of a lovely lady called Katie, of Miss Katie Cupcake in Edinburgh.My brief was to portray her as a demure and vintage style damsel, featuring…

BP portrait competition entry 2012

It's that time of year again when the competitions across the country start calling for entries. My choices for February are the BP Portrait Award, the Lynn-Painter Stainers Prize, and the Royal Portrait Society Annual Exhibition. They are…

I’m a broken doll

I have not been on here for some time as my back broke: I have had herniated disks in the past but it was hard to remember just how sore back pain is. I have nerve damage in the left foot from the disk herniation three years ago, but this time,…

TUNNOCKED ART EXHIBITION

What an April Fool's Day! I unveiled my saucy painting and a pair ot framed teacake tassles, at the Glasgow Print Studio's TUNNOCKED show last night. I went suitable attired in a red and white striped dress and made a teacake heart fascinator…

New Work – Wings of Desire

I am just varnishing this new painting for hanging at the Glasgow Art Fair next week. It was inspired by the beautiful Miss Tickle from New York when she toured with The Slipper Room troupe to Glasgow, last summer. Her performance was one of…