Category: free techniques

March 07, 2017

Tea and Cake with Gracie featuring Violette Clark

Hi Guys! Welcome to a series we run on the blog called: Tea & Cake with Gracie :) My awesome friend and colleague Gracie Howle interviews inspiring artists and posts the interviews (including some free offers not published elsewhere before) here on the blog every 2 months or so. I love to create art and Read More

February 07, 2017

Tea and Cake with Gracie featuring Melissa Dinwiddie

Hi Guys! Welcome to a series we run on the blog called: Tea & Cake with Gracie :) My awesome friend and colleague Gracie Howle interviews inspiring artists and posts the interviews (including some free offers not published elsewhere before) here on the blog every 2 months or so. I love to create art and Read More

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

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

February 16, 2015

Tree of Life Tutorial (free) – A belated Valentine Gift! :)

Hi everyone! :) Not blogged in a while! My life continues to be a bit mental. We  are trying to train up a 3rd person to help with all things business which is great but is also creating more work, paradoxically, lol! Happy belated Valentine’s Day. I hope every day is a love-day for you, Read More

August 11, 2014

Ink Spray Love: a FREE Life Book 2014 Lesson

Hey my beautiful special bunch! :) Whew, I’ve finally found a bit of quiet time to recover from another house move and running an awesome art workshop with Miss Jane Davenport! Not gonna lie to you: having both events so close together meant I was super stressed, the art workshop and meeting Miss Jane really 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

May 27, 2013

The Secret to Creating your Own Style

   Hello creative amigo. :-) The question I get asked the most, next to ‘how do you print your prints‘ is: ‘How do you create your own style?’ And for many years I was confused about this question myself. I used to uhm and errh and sort of look the other way, as the question, 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