For the love of Creative Art Journalling

What a great weekend my students and I have just had, creating our bright and beautiful sketchbooks ready to map our way through life! I have come away with some very interesting discoveries through this process. Firstly we are all different! I love how some of us got...
Travel + Creating = Bliss

Travel + Creating = Bliss

Ahh… my two loves: art and travel If there are two things I love it’s traveling and creating. And even more fun is being able to combine the two. In my post below, I’m going to show you how you can incorporate creativity into your travels. At the bottom, I have...
Do you have a word for 2016?

Do you have a word for 2016?

2016 has sprung! Probably sooner than the blink of an eye for most of us. But yes, it is here. I have had time off over the Christmas period to ponder on what I envisage for the year ahead. One thing I like to do is be open to receiving a word that will both nourish...
Beautiful land of Fiji

Beautiful land of Fiji

As promised, some scenery shots of my time in Fiji. I can’t help myself when I have a camera in my hand. From sunsets to beaches, fish markets to flowers, I find it all so amazingly beautiful. I hope you enjoy these. You can read more about my trip and what I...

A Hope Journey

Getting my feet back down to earth has not been easy. I am just back from my 4th trip over to Fiji where I have had the honor of teaching art in a couple of village schools. As always, I have come back feeling overwhelmed at the love and joy of the Fijian people....

Visual Journaling

I’ve been having an amazing time creating pages for my visual journal with the expert tuition of Lisa Sonora and her Dreaming on Paper workshop.  In the past I have always struggled to sit down and write in a journal. I usually have bits of paper all over...

Delicious Ink!

I recently invested in some amazing inks. I had been feeling in the mood for spontaneous art and these Schminke inks were perfect. I love the way when dropped onto wet paper they ‘explode’ into fascinating shapes and textures. The colors stay especially...

Good things takes time.

I’ve been on a quest these past months which has involved a big learning curve.Whilst my Etsy shop ticks along and I am grateful for each and every sale, I am also falling hopelessly in love with pattern design. Determined to better my Illustrator and Photoshop...

I’ve got the joy, down in my heart

Oh, how blessed I am! I have just come back from my third trip to Fiji – visiting the same schools we taught art in the previous years. So wonderful to see those happy faces again and build on those special relationships with children and adults alike. This year...

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