mono print of kite flyer orange sky india

Opening night of my featured artist show at the Glasgow Print Studio

Monotype Printmaking - New year in Old India Tonight I will be attending the opening night of my featured artist show at the Glasgow Print Studio, titled New Year in Old India. I wanted to use printmaking, particularly the medium of monotype…
Children Portrait Commission Painting

Father’s Day Portrait Commission

Father's Day Portrait Commission Alongside my printmaking and figurative painting, I regularly take on commissioned portrait work. I have been working with a portrait artist agent in London as well as being approached directly by clients. Either…
Glasgow School of Art Fire - Mackintosh Eye

Glasgow School of Art Fire

Glasgow School of Art Fire On the morning of Saturday 16th June 2018, I awoke to the shocking news there had been another Glasgow School of Art Fire. The Glasgow School of Art Mackintosh Building, was once again ablaze.  The…
Featured Artist Show at Scotlandart by Fiona Wilson

Featured Artist Show at Scotlandart in Glasgow

Featured Artist Show at Scotlandart Gallery in Glasgow, 2017. I have been exhibiting regualrly at 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,…
All the Shoes that I loved

All the Shoes I loved – For Sale

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

Painting Atelier

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…
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…
Fräuleinwunder Magazine Spreads

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).