Painting is something I do when all the important jobs around the farm have been done. Sometimes weeks can go by without even stepping into the studio. There are occasions when I’m on a roll and I can turn out several paintings in a day. These are the moments I like best although I am selective as to what I keep and what I scrub out. If a painting has given me a lot of grief I can get as much pleasure wiping it as I get from the successes.
My studio and gallery space at Kilmelford is easily accessible with plenty of parking and I am always happy to welcome visitors to have a look around if I am at home. Our famous cream teas are served in the afternoons during the Artmap dates with all donations again going towards Oban Hospice. Studio open other times throughout the year by appointment.
Turn off the main road south of Kilmelford signposted to Degnish and Melfort Village. 2 miles along this single track road turn left at the gates to Melfort Village and follow the road round for a few hundred yards. The gallery is signposted and is the next house on the right.