Category: Illustration

Watercolour Diorama

A recent tutorial I did for Artists & Illustrators magazine where I go over how I made a watercolour diorama of a ramen cart. The ramen cart, was from Ramen Dayo December issue – out now.


Peña Exhibition

The original watercolours are quite small measuring 10cm x 15cm. I’ve got an exhibition at the coffee shop Peńa on Eton Lane in Glasgow. Its a selection of 20 watercolour portraits of some of the customers. I’ll also be showing a selection of illustrated coffee cups as well. Thanks to Rosie and Rowena and Rachel […]

Monster Munch

One Cove Road

I’ve just recently finished a set of illustrations for a local café in Gourock, One Cove Road. It was pretty much an ideal job, and was really happy as its the first local jobs I’ve done. The great selection of cakes Full Scottish breakfast View of the Clyde (the water) The bar and gantry The […]

Trip to Bute

On a day trip to the Isle of Bute, it started off a beautiful sunny day with long shadows, perfect for drawing and painting. Crocuses at the water’s edge I try and pop into this post office and café when ever I’m in Bute. Always a good place for a snack and a really good […]

Watercolour studies

A selection of small watercolour studies I’ve recently sent out with my book, finishing of 2013.

Mini original drawings/paintings

For most of the initial book orders I made a small original artwork to go with each one. Each drawing/painting was about 14 x 9cm. (mini moleskine pages) You can still get my book at my Etsy store It was a good fun experiment and in some way a small thank you for the support […]

Glenborrodale Castle

Here’s the castle I was commissioned to do a watercolour, Glenborrodale Castle in Ardnamurchan a peninsula on the west coast of the Highlands. It’s very much in the Scottish Baronial style with lots of crenelated battlements which I’m honest were really tricky to draw. Really lucked out with the weather at the time I visited, […]

Glasgow West End Allotments

Catching up on doing more postcards.