Art Walks

Listening to the wind, tasting the air, drawing on the mountain

Listening to the wind, tasting the air, drawing on the mountain

On the slopes of Ben Challuim, near Crianlarich at the North of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, we walked and looked at the textures and colours of the vista and the hill paths, rocks and flora beneath our feet. The colours were amazing… Read More »Listening to the wind, tasting the air, drawing on the mountain

winter art walk glasgow

Winter pattern – art walk in Glasgow

We slowly walked through the snow up river along the River Kelvin and up by the frozen Forth and Clyde Canal. In these wintry photographs we were looking for pattern and shapes, also observing the angles and movement in our compositions.

Rock and wood rubbings with lead and pastel

Rumbling Bridge rubbing edit 2 from Drawing and Painting Studio on Vimeo. Graphite sticks and oil pastels are ideal for doing the rubbings (more eloquently termed frottage!), picking up all the fine textures, some like a half hidden language in the rock and bark. Feeling… Read More »Rock and wood rubbings with lead and pastel

Art Walk in the depths of Birnam Forest

We walked in the big tree country from Dunkeld and Birnam train station, gradually moving up by the Hermitage and its towering tree garden to the really Rumbling Bridge over the River Braan. Then we headed along the open hillside and back through dense and… Read More »Art Walk in the depths of Birnam Forest