I worked in Edinburgh for 7 months and fell in love with the city while I was there despite disliking my job. I bought a print of Edinburgh castle before I left by an unknown artist, and this is my attempt at copying it (spread over 2 postcards) ..
In with the new... painted over the old..
I've been doing some larger scale acrylic versions of my favourite postcards from my 2014 artathon so far (sponsor me here!)
I really liked the postcard that I did of Edinburgh castle so I decided to do a larger acrylic version. I haven't used acrylics for a while as I've gotten a little bit obsessed with getting as many postcards as I can done for my artathon, so it was nice to get back to some … Continue reading Edinburgh Castle
Its now been 5 months since I quit my job and have been at home rehabilitating my arms through the power of art (not recommended by physios) . I can now paint for a lot longer period and my arms have noticeably more muscle, but the thought of picking up anything heavy is still unthinkable. … Continue reading RSI Update and some paintings.. 5 Months on
In 2010 while I was working up in Edinburgh, I went on a road trip to Fort William and back with a few friends. To quote Kieran, it was 'the best weekend I've had in.. 15 years.' Still not sure what happened to Kieran 15 years ago, but it was a bloody good weekend.
When I worked for Accenture I commuted up and down to Edinburgh from London each week for 7 months which was somewhat soul destroying. Edinburgh is a gorgeous city though so it wasn't all bad..