I am a Scottish artist, now living and working in Northeast Florida, USA. Having drawn and painted from an early age, my three sisters bought my first easel and set of Watercolor paints as a birthday gift. I continued to paint, studying History of Art at Girvan Academy, Scotland under the inspiring eyes of great teachers. I continued that tradition encouraging art in the schools where I taught and became headteacher. As I moved into academic life in universities and then into business, art became the hobby which provided my relaxation especially in my sixth decade. I work mainly in Watercolor but produce some acrylic and oil canvases. I see artistic opportunities in the landscapes and everyday objects which surround me both in my Scottish roots and in the laid back Florida lifestyle I enjoy with my husband, Stephen and my spoiled Weimaraner, Velvet. Both settings bring very different colors and moods out of my palette.