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‘D’ is for Dictionary

            These artworks were inspired after finding a damp old dictionary in a skip. The Turtle appears to be the top pick. Which is your favourite?

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The Yellow Submarine

Did a little experimenting with some shadow boxes and some old dictionary pages.  I wouldn’t normally pull books apart, as I am a bit precious about them, but I did rescue these two dictionaries out of a skip after the rain.  The pages were a little damp but once dried out were great for drawing [...]

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The Friday night preview, for my ‘Tales of the Sea’ exhibition, was a great success and a wonderful way to round of the hardwork of the last few months.  Thank you to those of you who came to enjoy a glass of wine with me it was lovely to meet you.  It was a busy [...]

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Tales of the Sea

Do come along to see my new and very first solo exhibition at Quay Arts, the main art centre, on the Isle of Wight.  The exhibition runs until the 5th July 2014.  You can also get an exclusive peek at the original artwork from my new children’s book ‘The Lighthouse Keeper: A Cautionary Tale’.  Find [...]

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Open Studios 2013

Last weekend was my biggest event of the year so far and my second open studios!  The sun was shining and I couldn’t wait to greet the visitors to our house, nor could Wilson our black Lab, he was loving it!  We decked out the front garden with lots and lots of bunting and had [...]

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I have been intending to have a catch up with Hoodles for a while on my blog but time seems to have got away with me so better late than never… You may remember that Hoodles is a children’s playbarn up near my hometown in Aberdeenshire.  Last year I redesigned their logo and some of [...]

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For the first time Open Studios are bringing a Christmas event to the island.  One exciting venue packed full of local artists and designers showing and selling their wares.  It is also an opportunity to see the artists at work!  (I will be doing some on the spot character illustrations!) It starts tomorrow so please [...]

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                          First of all I must apologise for my very belated blog all about my open studios weekend, it has been a busy few weeks!  So without further ado let me tell you how it all went… …amazingly well!  In fact I was [...]

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Today is the last day before the big Isle of Wight Arts Open Studios event that I have been posting about for the last few months.  I am just sorting out the final bits and pieces ready to open up my studio to the public for the very first time.  Its a little scary but [...]

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                                        So I have been trying hard to do my bit to help publicise the Isle of Wight Arts Open Studios event in my local area, Freshwater Bay.  So I spent last week organising a little [...]

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