• Had a great day in the studio. After a frantic weekend I decided to leave the large canvas that is sat there waiting. I chose instead to play around with some of the papers I have accumulated. After making marks on a few, I decided to make little scrolls. This will most likely become part […]

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  • It’s been quite a day-big family gathering to celebrate my parents Golden Wedding Anniversary which when we’re spread across Scotland and England is quite some achievement. As a memento I made then a box-work incorporating a photocopy of them on their wedding day on hand-made paper,gold ribbon and a golden heart -for love and their […]

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  • With snow and drifts causing disruption across Dumfries & Galloway, cabin fever was beginning to set in.Luckily today I headed east to Langholm where bizarrely there was no snow. Julie Dumbarton had an open studio event celebrating 20 years as an artist. With vibrant colours covering canvases,prints and cards,there certainly was a Spring feel in […]

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  • ‘In the ebb & flow,In warp & weft,Cradle & grave,An eternal sea,A changing patchwork,A glowing life.At the whirring loom of time I weaveThe living clothes of the Deity’Goethe,’Faust’. In all mythologies,the art of weaving is originally found in the divine world. Some small mistake must always be woven into the pattern to remind us of imperfection […]

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  • ‘All begins with a single thread,wound on the spindle of a revolving cosmos held in the lap of women,spinning the destiny of the world into being…’   Plato.I’ve been really busy completing two pieces for the Spring Fling Pop-Up Taster weekend (29-31 March) with the Launch Event on the 28th March,all at at Gracefield Arts […]

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