Please Share This ScanQR Code for Musselburgh Art Club

Just to make things a little Easier I have created this ScanQR Code that will easily share the Facebook Event for the exhibition.  Its not a virus but it should ask if you want to open Facebook & Musselburgh Art Club?      Musselburgh Art Club Summer Art Exhibition 2019 The Club will be holding …

Nearly Ready for Musselburgh Art Club Exhibition on the 3rd August

Nearly Ready for Musselburgh Art Club Exhibition on the 3rd August. Another year but this one was tough. Alexander reduces time that I have free. Tanya is now a club member and is hosting a craft table with hand painted glass, greeting cards, candles, gift boxes and some other extras. So Anna was working with …

Scott Sibbald Showing at Musselburgh Art Club Art Exhibition August 2018

I cant believe that its this time again. Its time for club exhibhition in the Old Town Hall in Musselburgh. We run from the dates and times below but after several weeks of masking tape, mount boards, plastic and sadly 1 ruined painting I have my entries ready to go. 5 Large canvas and 8 …

I will be showing my new works at the Musselburgh Art Club Annual Club Exhibition 2017

I will be showing my new works at Musselburgh Art Club Annual Club Exhibition 2017.  Now I did post this already today on www.musselburghartclub.com on behalf of the club but in case you missed it here it is… Scan the QR Code to see the Facebook event for the exhibition!    Musselburgh Art Club will …

Spring plein air painting in the Pentlands

So Saturday morning in the Pentlands .. It was good fun but I got sunburnt even with a Cap and Hood up but the wind was so strong and lets just say my easel did not survive the trip.   The other observation was that my oil paints were very fluid so much more than …

Spring plein air painting in Musselburgh

So on last Sunday I was able to grab the painting gear and hit Musselburgh.. problems were I had only 60 or 90 minutes. It was dependant on Alexander either sleeping while his mum walks with him.. thankfully it turned out to be nearly 90 minutes but it was not quite long enough.  Why, mainly …

Snoopy at the Sick Kids children’s hospital edinburgh that I doodled/painted this year.

It was a couple of months back now but it was a late Friday evening and one of the kids started feeling very, very unwell. It’s always easy to say afterwards that it was an over reaction to call 999 but we did not overreact that night. Sp the ambulance crew arrived in less than …

Spring in the air so out comes the outdoor painting kit! 

What a day it was in Fisherrow harbour in Musselburgh yesterday! The sun was out the temperature was a very warm 14 degrees in the car.  So It was that I brought my oil paints but in the end I had only a hour so watercolour it was. I started off with my Stillman and Brian …

Urban sketching in the sun followed by a walk and a pint

What a nice day today. Painted outside the house with Alexander for a while in the morning. It was glorious and has got my painting and urban sketching appetite going. Should Urban Sketching in East Lothian interest you? Then please have a look at my other post about urban sketching in Musselburgh or East lothian …

Looking into starting a Musselburgh and East Lothian Urban Sketchers Group

If anyone is looking for any urban sketching in Musselburgh or East Lothian? If so, then send me a message maybe we can recruit a few local budding companions for days when the sky is blue or the sea is rough? Scottsibbald.co.uk is looking into the creating of Musselburgh East Lothian Urban sketcher’s Group? Have you heard …

Train sketching and even a bit of nuclear train spotting on the way.. Nice 

Train sketching and even a bit of nuclear train spotting on the way.. Nice So today was another day trip to the pain clinic in Glasgow. It’s a repeat of a trip from last month but I need to go and replace my power charger for my spinal cord stimulator. While the trip is a …

Great view south east from Prestonpans station

Last Thursday was a Lovely day, cold fresh and so tempting to paint.. I thought I will do that now on the train to another hospital appointment in Glasgow. It worked out in the end but the problem was on the return journey when someone brushed my arm and now I have a pencil line …

Urban Sketching while attending Edinburgh’s hospitals

Urban Sketching at Edinburgh regional hostpitals. It’s not unusual for me to visit hospitals but as I had a lot of December appointments I also wanted to use the time better than reading an old copy of a magazine. I decided to bring my outdoor sketching kit and started to draw the area where I …

To you, my friend. A good post by a “Scottish Womens Journey with Chronic Pain”

I have been following this wordpress site for a while now https://katwilson04.wordpress.com/ Open new Taband last night I was drawn to this post. Indeed so much so I added a comment. That was a big step for me as when I start typing about pain I just lock up. Freeze, shutdown more pain then delete …

Sunset Inspiration Cockenzie Power Station August 2015 before Demolition

  Sunset Inspiration Cockenzie Power Station August 2015 before Demolition   Last month I was drving home and the sunset was simply breathtaking. Tanya snapped away while I drove on, sorry it took so long to share but thats life.. Should anyone feel like using these images as a painting subject, please do so just …

New watercolour Paintings of Cockenzie Power station before demolition

Original watercolour on paper Cockenzie power station from Port Seton before the demolition – It’s been there since I was born and so I have been sketching in the surrounding area of Cockenzie and Port Seton before the demolition on in two weekends time. It is a popular subject for artists surrounding the power station …

I made Front Page on the 2016 Mussleburgh Art club Calender!

2016 Mussleburgh Art Club Calendar, I made the front page! Available to purchase for £5 at the exhibiton from The Mussleburgh Art Club annual exhibition in the old town hall (above the tollbooth restaurant, below the clock tower on the high street. Art Exhibition including 12 of my own Watercolour and Oil Paintings. 1st – …

Scott Sibbald art exhibition Edinburgh August 2015

Scott Sibbald art exhibition Edinburgh August 2015 Art Exhibition including 12 of my own Watercolour and Oil Paintings. 1st – 8th August at the Old Town Hall Musselburgh High Street. You will find works from memebers of Mussleburgh Art Club, including my own in many formats, framed and unframed pictures, and there will also be …