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Samarivan painting of a vw camper van in a forest for The Samaritans charity art auction

SAMARIVANS – a fundraising painting for the Samaritans

Every artist was sent a parcel containing a canvas panel sprayed with the feint beginnings of a VW camper van image to decorate or create a work as they wished. I was working to a tight deadline so I opted to use acrylics for their quicker drying times. I often paint with acrylics and, because I love the layering qualities of the paint, I often use it for my abstract artworks that you can see here.
A fresh start for 2023

A fresh start for 2023

I've had so many good ideas rolling around in my head lately that I decided to take the time this year to make some space, both physically and mentally, for realising these dreams and encouraging those creative promises to come true.
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…
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 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,…
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…

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…