Welcome to my sketchbook

This will be updated regularly with photos and sketches from the creation of my paintings.

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Background to my upcoming Solo Exhibition

My upcoming Solo Exhibition features paintings from my travels around Scotland and France.  I have visited France many times over the years each time collecting sketches and watercolor studies of my trips.  This year I was struck by how similar parts of the colour...

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Painting Demonstration at By Distinction Art

In December 2016 I carried out a successful painting demonstration on the premises of By Distinction Art in Glasgow.  They have been promoting the Arts and cultural history of Glasgow for many years and recently they have erected a series of murals on Ashton Lane in...

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Why I use Michael Harding Oil Paints

  I use Michael Harding Oil paint because of the vibrant colour range.  The quality of the ground pigments and the right amount of oil  means I do not have to add any other medium to the paint to get the buttery consistency I enjoy working with . There are no driers...

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