This is a really quick and simple make . You will need: Collage papers (I used 3 different colours from my painted pages paper stash but you could use any collage paper)Glue stick Paint pens (or you could use crayons or felt tips) Black pen White card How to make: Place your papers on top … Continue reading 15 minute festive make
I'm a Spring /Summer kind of person for sure. It's when I feel most active and definitely when I'm at my most creative. But it's just turning Autumn and this year I'm determined to keep up my daily (ish) art practice and stay motivated whatever the weather. Here are the five things I'm hoping will … Continue reading Five ways to help you stay motivated…whatever the weather!
I'm not an expert by any means but I do love taking photos of flowers. I don't use a fancy camera I just use my smartphone (Samsung S7 I think it is). I then use these pics as inspiration for my mixed media art which you can see over on Instagram. But do you ever … Continue reading How to take better photos of flowers
I started the #100dayproject because I wanted something to motivate me to create something everyday. I wasn't really concerned about how good the work was, just the act of showing up to make something everyday was what I needed. I chose a busy time of my life to do it (just had baby number 2) … Continue reading 100 day project – review
I love a full sketchbook. Filled to bursting with pages of inspiration. But this very rarely happens! Am I the only one with loads of unfinished sketchbooks? I always have an urge to start a new one with every trip, project or topic - and that is certainly not good for the bank balance! So … Continue reading Create your own recycled paper sketchbook
15 minutes may not seem long enough to do something creative but sometimes as busy people it's all we've got! I'm going to walk you through how to create some super gorgeous rubber stamps which you can use in your journals, mixed media projects, sketchbooks or to create a range of collage papers like I … Continue reading How to create your own rubber stamps
So I've decided to take part in the 100 day project on Instagram this year with the theme of 100daysofmixedmediaflorals I'm undertaking the project in the hope that I can find at least 10 minutes each day to do something creative and give me some head-space from real life! Also hoping that I can create … Continue reading 100 day project
Delighted to be exhibiting as part of Brighton Artists Open houses every weekend in May. I'm taking part at Bluebell Would Artist Open House which is open 5th, 6th, 7th, 12th, 13th, 19th, 20th, 26th, 27th May 11.00 - 17.00. The work is up and really pleased with how it looks. There are lots of … Continue reading Brighton Artists Open Houses