Atelier Figure Painting

A classical life painting of a nude

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…

Virtual Open Studio Event

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…
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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…
Fräuleinwunder Magazine Spreads

Frauleinwunder Article

Last month, I was contacted by a German magazine called Frauleinwunderlich (Girl Wonder), a magazine for pin-ups, rockabilly girls and burlesque stars...and artists that like all of these things! They wanted to do a feature on my paintings, and who was I to refuse such a kind invitation? They did a wonderful job of the two spreads, really showing off my paintings of Leyla Rose, Daiquiri Dusk, Miss Hell's Belle and me (of all people). I was amazed that they printed the whole article that I wrote. I love how the issue was called their herzblut issue (meaning doing things with a passion).
The Shore at Pittenweem
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Monotype madness at the Glasgow Print Studio MONOTHON

Master Ian McNicol helps the day go smoothly On Saturday 25th June 2011, the Glasgow Print Studio (GPS) held an event called a MONOTHON to promote the unsung technique of making monotypes and monoprints. They split the day into two 2 1/2 hour…
BP Portrait of Trevor Wilson by Fiona Wilson Artist

BP Portrait : finished and sent

So finally, the portrait I have been working on for the prestigious BP portrait competition is finished, after over 60 hours of painting and a lot of layers of paint.
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