Margaret S Milligan is a contemporary artist, well known for her still life and floral oil paintings.

She works from her garden studio and kitchen in wintertime, within the beautiful artists town of Kirkcudbright .

Strength of drawing has always been fundamental in her work, beginning back when Margaret worked exclusively in soft pastel , the art of painting whilst drawing. She founded a Life Drawing Group 12 years ago , to feed her need to work from the human form.

Margaret teaches drawing and painting throughout the winter months , whilst working on studio paintings

She spends the rest of the year painting en plein air, enjoying the current insurgence of the plein air movement . To encourage others to paint outdoors , she has created a regional Facebook group, where plein air meets can be organised by members