Doodles in the margin from an artist living and working in the Scottish Borders.

Wednesday, 29 August 2012

Tuesday, 28 August 2012


'Thornwood', Mr Rochester's beach hut when scampering out to dip his nadgers in the North sea at Coldingham.

Friday, 24 August 2012

Heavy weather.

Coldingham Bay, after a couple of days of September storms.

This used to be a long landscape of the Cheviots and the Merse with sun coming through clouds, but it was both difficult and, I eventually admitted, boring the arse off me. As it turned out, all that painting underneath gave the new surface an interesting, rougher texture.

After the Storm, Coldingham Bay, oil on canvas, 91cm x 36cm.

Thursday, 23 August 2012


Pheasant. Bugger to photograph, as the field of green heightened the light reflecting off every brushstroke in practically every direction.

Pheasant, oil on canvas, 49.5cm x 59cm.

Wednesday, 22 August 2012


...or Chainlink Wray.

A robotised version of this noise:

Saturday, 11 August 2012

Olympibots 3: inked and coloured.

Triplebot, hurdlebot, shotbot and wigbot, inked and coloured.





Yes, the triplebot is Belgian. For no better reason than I've seen a lot of the Belgian national cycling jersey on TV and it's lovely:

Wednesday, 8 August 2012

Olympibots 2: pencils.

The other two, also at pencils stage.



Tuesday, 7 August 2012

Pencils: Olympibots.

A preview at the pencils stage. There are four in all.



Monday, 6 August 2012

Price of Fish: Ullapool.

Fishing boat in the harbour at Ullapool, west coast of Scotland.

The Price of Fish: UL7, oil on canvas, 75cm x 50cm.

Updates on other Price of Fish canvases, to be found at the Found Gallery, Dunbar.


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