Location The Velvet Easel Gallery
298 Portobello High Street
Portobello
Edinburgh
EH15 2AS Telephone 07813916684 Opening Hours

Mon – 10 – 5pm
Tue – CLOSED
Wed – CLOSED
Thu – 10 – 5pm
Fri – 10 – 5pm
Sat – 10 – 5pm
Sun – 12 – 5pm

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Artist - Anne Nicholson

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I attended Falkirk College in the late 80’s and gained an HNC in Graphic Design, however my creative streak began long before I had the opportunity to attend my local college. Now retired, for the last few years I have attended Dollar Academy Summer Art School and discovered many local art groups, all offering regular opportunities to spend time with like-minded people sketching and painting. Although Scotland is my home and provides endless inspiration, I was schooled in Kuwait and regularly visit my sister in New Zealand.

I am always happy to experiment, but if asked to categorise the majority of my work – I am most interested in watercolours inspired by the natural world. I carry around a small sketch pad most days and prefer to record landscapes in a quick ink sketch or watercolour rather than taking a photograph. My happy place is my shed – it is packed from floor to ceiling with my “art stuff” and is the one space at home where I can freely splatter paint and make a mess.

Recently I have stepped outside my comfort zone and started making leather bound notebooks, made with beautiful leather sourced from all around the world and finished off with intricate

Available Work

Cascades - £480

Evening Hues - £395

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