SLA 050 – The Guardian

SLA 050 – The Guardian

My cousin got married in October 2021 in Suffolk and as a gift from Scotland, I painted him and his new wife a stag standing proud in front of the mountains.  For me it signifies family and my cousin being guardian of his family line.  I painted the scene in oil...

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SLA 043 – Andy’s Portrait

SLA 043 – Andy’s Portrait

When a friend asks if I can paint his portrait and if it can be used as his next single/album cover, of course you say yes.  Despite being a landscape artist, I must admit I do love the challenge of portrait.  It was painted on a 40cm by 40cm square canvas board and I...

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SLA 032 – Greenan Castle

SLA 032 – Greenan Castle

On the beach and the spot of a marriage proposal which the Ayrshire based couple wanted captured on canvas for their home.  A vibrant painting which I thoroughly enjoyed creating in water mixable oils.

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SLA 031 – Dolphin House

SLA 031 – Dolphin House

A different view of Culzean and with a focus on the Dolphin House, the original laundry for the estate.  Painted as a commission in 2020 for a couple who I had organised their wedding at the Castle back in 2016.

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SLA 027 – Hairy McBaker

SLA 027 – Hairy McBaker

As a wedding gift to an English cousin, I gifted a painting of a hairy coo (a Highland Cow) from Scotland and I just loved him. I named him McBaker after her new married name of Baker.

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SLA 026 – Bass Rock

SLA 026 – Bass Rock

In 2018 I spent a few days over in East Lothian and took some dramatic photos of Bass Rock surrounded by dark skies. One of those images inspired my first go at “alla prima” painting tutored by Joan at the Robinwood Art School. I loved the thickness of the oil paint...

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SLA 023 – Ailsa Craig

SLA 023 – Ailsa Craig

A tranquil scene of the granite rock off the Ayrshire coastline and which I have sailed around on the Waverley paddle steamer.

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SLA 020 – Reflective Culzean

SLA 020 – Reflective Culzean

The dramatic view of cliff-top Culzean Castle as seen from Croy beach.  I love this painting, it's one of my favourites as I enjoyed creating the soft reflections in the sea water below. This artwork is now proudly hanging on a wall in Canada.

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SLA 016 – Colourful Church Walk

SLA 016 – Colourful Church Walk

In 2019 I entered this "Little Painting" into the Hansel exhibition fundraiser and it's a colourful version in oil of the same Church Walk scene around the Straiton village.

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SLA 014 – Straiton Village

SLA 014 – Straiton Village

I live just 5 miles from the Carrick village of Straiton and my husband and I often enjoy the trails around the village. I painted this landscape in 2018 and it's also the inspiration for our brand and logo. The skyline is a beauty, featuring the Straiton Monument...

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