West End Indoor Art Market

I’ll be participating in the West End Indoor Art Market on this coming Saturday, May 2, in the Large Hall upstairs at Hillhead Library in Byres Road, Glasgow. There will be thirty-five artists and artists selling their wares, so there will be a wide variety of work on sale. We’ll be there from 12pm […]

By |April 30th, 2009|News|Comments Off on West End Indoor Art Market

What I’m Working On Now #2

More Magic Mirrors

I’ve been busy this past few days with new mirrors, and here are the fruits of my labours. Mariposa is the Spanish word for butterfly and I thought it made a nice motif and name for this lady. As with Morwenna, this “magic mirror” is roughly 25 centimeters square (that’s ten inches, […]

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What I’m Working On Now

Magic Mirrors

One of the themes I love working with is “enchantment”, both in my writing and artwork. One tends to feed the other. While I am painting something, bits of story ideas float around somewhere in my unconscious mind. Sometimes I just have to stop painting and write for a while to get it down […]

By |April 23rd, 2009|Gallery Art, My Current Projects|Comments Off on What I’m Working On Now

Blueberry Girl

In amongst all the emails I get suggesting I look at some wacky thing on YouTube, there is sometimes a link to something beautiful. This time it was a “book trailer” promoting Blueberry Girl by Neil Gaiman and illustrated by Charles Vess. Neil’s rich reading voice gives the trailer a lullaby feel […]

By |April 23rd, 2009|Books and Publishing, Inspirations|1 Comment

Welcome to my Blog!

At last I am stepping out into the Blogosphere and embracing true interactivity. I ask myself what I would like to talk about and show. The top priorities will be to share my experiences of being an artist and a new writer. I would like to tell you about inspirations […]

By |April 20th, 2009|News|Comments Off on Welcome to my Blog!

The Story behind the Picture #1

All I have to do is walk in the countryside around Glasgow and I am convinced that we coexist with fairies. The Scottish landscape is full of magical corners, paths, trees and streams. These feed my imagination and fire up my drawing hand. You may already have heard of

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