I am an artist and amateur photographer from Scotland. I work in a variety of media and don't have a set style of work, as you will see, because I find inspiration everywhere. I am currently producing and selling a number of products using my back-catalogue of work and introducing new pieces on a regular basis. My products include: posters, t-shirts, greetings cards, If you are interested in any of the products, please click on the corresponding photograph and you will be taken straight to the product page or visit the store to view all current products.

'Loose' Floral Design

After the Pink Gerbera Daisy painting, I was detrmined to do a very loose painting and not become obsessed with details. Without having anything infront of me for reference, I began painting some lilies in artweaver. I didn't use the zoom function, kept a large brush size and sat well back from the computer screen. I also limited myself to half an hour to complete the picture start to finish. This is the result. I'm not sure that it will ever become a favourite piece, but it was a very good exercise that I plan to repeat with real paint and canvas.

Pale Pink Gerbera

This beautiful pink gerbera daisy was part of a bouquet of flowers my sister gave me for my birthday at the weekend. I've decided that I really love gerberas and the colour of this one in particular is gorgeous so I couldn't resist sitting down with artweaver and doing a digital painting. I downloaded some free watercolour brushes for artweaver from DeviantArt and use them a lot. 99% of this painting was done in artweaver (a free software btw for those who are interested) but I finished it off in photoshop as I still find a few things easier to do in the adobe software. I'm really happy with the results but again, I had intended this to be painted quite loosely and instead ended up adding more and more detail.

Flower & Butterfly

This is my second 'painting' in Artweaver using the graphics tablet and pen. I was getting along really well with it and was several hours into the project when Artweaver crashed and I realised that very stupidly I hadn't saved it in a LONG time. I had put so much detail into the centre part of the flower and lost all of that work so I learnt a valuable lesson - save your work often! I have also learnt to save my work as a photoshop file with all layers at various stages incase I merge layers and later down the line change my mind on something I have done. Keeping all of my layers came in handy when doing my cartoon character Starsign designs previously as it meant I could use the same character over and over - I event used it to make some funny Bride and Groom designs. It certainly made me think that digital artwork is a big benefit when designing for POD but I will never fully give up on traditional media.


Pen and ink isn't my favourite medium and this was really a practice exercise for me. It was taken from a photograph that I found online and particularly liked; I also thought that it was a fairly simple and straightforward project to work on. I was pretty pleased with the result here but less so with with my next attempt, which I won't post here, lol.

I don't currently have this piece on any products as I'm not happy with the photo quality.

Dot-Art Iris

I had done a painting very similar to this a long time ago in acrylics - a real labour of love creating all of the individual dots and I resorted to using a cocktail stick rather than a paintbrush. Unfortunately I was rather careless with the painting once it was completed and it got spoiled. This time I decided to try it in photoshop where I had complete control over the dot size. I'm fairly happy with the result but don't think that it is quite as good as my original. Ah well, such is life.

I love you THIS much

I managed to get back to my little wooden artist's mannequin briefly for another humorous (in my humble opinion anyway) photograph. The large felt lovehearts came as part of a valentines bouquet of roses - along with a beautiful card and some very yummy Guernsey fudge! Sadly, the felt hearts are all that remain but I wanted to do something with them as a memento instead of just leaving them lying somewhere gathering dust. I should think of a name for this little mannequin if I am going to keep featuring it, lol.

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