Category: art tips

January 19, 2017

Artist Spotlight: Carla Sonheim & a Give-Away!

Hello lovely people! Gracie here from Willowing – hello! :) I’m super excited and proud to present our Artist Spotlight of the month (it’s a new type of feature we are running on the blog!) We are featuring the one and only Carla Sonheim with a bit of an interview and she’s also giving away Read More

June 28, 2015

My Fav Art Supplies – Updated! :)

Hey there fabulous friends! :) I was just checking up on my ‘favourite art supplies post’ from a while back and realised it’s dreadfully out of the date (read with dramatic voice!). So I felt called to do an updated ‘My Favourite Art Supplies’ post just for you, because I love you and you smell Read More

April 23, 2015

Working Big!

Why hello there fellow creative friend! Thanks for dropping by. Over my 11/12 years of working in art journals & sketch books I’ve tried out a wide variety of them. I did an in depth video ‘all about art journals’ last year, and recently I’ve been wanting to discuss working in differently sized art journals, Read More

July 25, 2013

My favourite art supplies!

Ola groovy art gang. Gosh, it’s been a while since I last wrote a bloggie. So sorry, but I needed a bit of a break. :) Andy was away for the entire month of June leaving me alone with two under 4s which was, ahem, challenging to say the least (many a nervous breakdowns were Read More

June 28, 2013

5 Ways to get through Creative Block

    Argh guys, do you also sometimes just get totally stuck when it comes to painting and creating? I DO and it’s super frustrating and annoying! Luckily, I have a few ways to get out of my funk and I thought I’d share them with you today! :) Hope they help and if YOU Read More

March 07, 2013

Blog hop love – Jane Davenport Signature Stencil Series :)

  Hello friends! Wow, lately it’s blog hop central over here! I love getting involved in testing out new products, giving out shout outs to awesome artists and shops and share with you how I create my art! :) (If you’re a supplier of art supplies and ever want me to demo them for you Read More

February 28, 2013

Essence of Angel – Free Art Tutorial

Essence of Angel“Dance When You’re Broken Open” (Rumi)(Original SOLD) (Prints for Sale Here) Hello my creative comrades! I had a total art block for a while and was uhming and ah-ing over what to do. So one morning I was looking through my own flickr account and came across some of my ‘paint over collage’ Read More

January 25, 2013

Being Brave – A journal page healing technique.

  Hello my amigos. It’s been a while! Let me summarise the past couple of weeks in short; We moved to an awesome house out in the country side. I hired a fantastic assistant to take some of the pressure off good old me. My little art business is esploding and making people’s lives happier. Read More

August 24, 2012

The Questions I Get Asked the Most

Hallo beautifuls. In this post I will answer the questions I get asked most by email in an attempt to help people send me less emails! (Hee hee and of course: to help you all with your creative business endeavours, may all your creative dreams fly, soar and become true with stars, strawberries and cream Read More

April 29, 2010

5 Art Tips

5 Tips for making art that makes you happy. So I am the first to exclaim that there is no such thing as ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ art, nor is there ‘good’ or ‘bad’ art, there isn’t even ‘beautiful’ or ‘ugly’ art. These are all subjective judgements which hold no inherent definitive ‘truth’ within them. Art Read More