Hugh MacDiarmid Mural

The wonderful Outpost Arts in Langholm have commissioned a series of artists to create murals to be installed around the town centre, exploring and celebrating what makes the town special. Although Langholm already has a monument to Hugh MacDiarmid, I thought it would be good to link his writing to the nature that can be…

Drawing and line

Line drawing has always been an important part of what I do as an artist – I love to draw a  sweeping line which twists back on itself, free and full of movement. I feel that line, unlike flat shapes, can describe movement and fluidity, especially when it has been drawn quickly, blindly, swoopingly. Line…