Finished in time for Xmas

I started this painting just at the beginning of December and by Saturday 21st the painting was finished, framed, sold, shipped and on...

New Painting Started

New still life started. Plums, bell and one of my new sea urchin pots. Here’s the the under painting stage, ready to start the with...

Pomegranate and Pot now finished

Just finished this little pomegranate and pot still life. I bought the pot from a gallery last October knowing it would end up it a...

Little Rain Beetle

Finished this little rain beetle recently. Really happy with how the colour turned out.

New Item Found

This little guy spoke to me at the Kelso antiques fair. I think he'll find his way into a painting at some point.

Choosing a Frame

Went to the framers yesterday to get my new paintings framed for next month's exhibition. The framer I've used for the last few years...

Olives, Oil and Apple Finished

And it's finished! Had to really push this one along as I need to get photos taken ASAP for the exhibition brochure. The exhibition at...

Olives, Oil and Apple WIP 3

Since I'm going to try and get this piece finished today I thought I'd post this work in progress just now. Another 2 hours and I have...

Olives, Oil and Apple WIP 2

7 hours of painting later....background and bottle now (almost) complete. Quite happy with how the background material turned out....

New Painting Work In Progress 1

Just finished the underpainting for my latest piece. It's my final painting for the exhibition at the Gullane Gallery next month. I need...

Bird Jug and Figs is Finished!

Finished. About time too, this piece took far too long to complete. It's done now though and I'm happy enough with it. The figs were...

Bird Jug and Figs WIP 4

Jug is now finished, just the figs to do now. So far I've used 5 colours plus white. Burnt Umber, Ultramarine, Yellow Ochre, Viridian and...

On the Easel. Bird Jug and Figs 2.

Today I spent a couple of hours working on the background of my latest painting, Bird Jug and Figs. I've tried to be a bit more loose...

On the Easel. Bird Jug and Figs 1.

On the easel now. Just started a new piece with a working title of Bird Jug and Figs. This is the underpainting stage in Raw Umber with a...

Lovely new milk jug

Picked up this lovely milk jug from Tweed Art in Peebles yesterday. It's just shouting out to be painted so I took it home with me....