Category: Other Art

Stac Pollaidh and Suilven: Icons of Coigach and Assynt

The hills of Coigach and Assynt have a beauty not found elsewhere in the UK. Their distinctive silhouettes define the skyline of north west Sutherland. The rocks here are some of the oldest on the planet. I’ve been lucky to visit this area several times and I’m always blown away by its beauty. I’ve painted […]

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First Tentative Steps into Teaching Art

I have recently started to set up an online beginners art group to try and encourage people who would like to learn to draw and paint. At the moment it is just for a few, but hopefully once I’ve built up the group I can offer this for others. Yesterday I posted a photo for […]

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Sketching Remnants of the Second World War

I recently spent a week in Dumfries and Galloway, south west Scotland, returning to a lovely cottage we stayed at last summer. The area is steeped in Second World War history. Nearby Wig Bay on the shores of Loch Ryan had been a RAF flying boat base. Cairnryan, where the ferries now depart for Ireland, […]

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