Heraldic Artist and Calligrapher, painting heraldic arms in colour or as requested. I accept commissions for heraldry or calligraphy works and am happy to discuss projects beforehand, including for the enquiries for handpainted illuminated initial letters on watercolour paper, ordered for custom wedding or birthday gifts. I also have a selection of 6 x 6"printed heraldic animal cards and 6 x 4" calligraphy message cards. I am happy to discuss any enquiries for possible commissions from anyone interested in any aspect of my work.


Based in Edinburgh, United Kingdom. member for 4 Years

Heraldic Artist and Calligrapher, trained at Reigate School of Art and Design in Reigate, Surrey with tutors Anthony and Margaret Wood and Gerald Mynott in the mid-1980’s.

Heraldic Artist and Calligrapher in the Court of the Lord Lyon in Edinburgh, since 1989, producing handpainted and handwritten Grants and Matriculations of Armorial Bearings on calfskin vellum documents, which are also legal documents in Scotland.

Please contact me to discuss any commissions for heraldry work -  from b/w line drawings and sketches for proposed Arms to bookplate designs and library paintings in full colour .

Get in touch for custom orders of handpainted illuminated initial letters;  any original calligraphy work , anything from short quotations to fully-illuminated documents.

I can supply a range of printed greetings cards which feature my own designs for heraldic animals.

Please get in touch if you would like to discuss a possible commission or if you are undecided about which motifs to use for custom illuminated initials .

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member for 4 Years
Price range
from $3.28 to $197

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