Janet Melrose R.S.W.

Notebook

March 7, 2016

Getting ready for this year’s shows

I have been working on paintings for the Tatha Gallery’s Spring show as well as thinking ahead to my solo show in 2017 at the Open Eye. Rooks feeding on a pile of manure. I saw them and simultaneously saw the painting I wanted to make. This is rare for me as ideas tend to need …read more

September 25, 2015

Images of Assisi

It has been a busy few weeks which began with a 10 day visit to Assisi and the opportunity to draw and soak up some sunshine. I made some of these drawings from the monastery garden which overlooks the churches of Santa Chiara and San Rufino with the forested slopes of Monte Subasio in the …read more

February 9, 2015

RSW Council Award winner!

I’m proud to have won the RSW Council Award at the 134th annual exhibition held in Edinburgh this January. The winning painting was inspired by Puddock Pond in Crieff: