New Painting* – Whimsical sweet girl!

Hello everyone! I hope you are well!! Today I finished a new sweet girl painting, she was inspired by my niece who has beautiful golden brown hair and green eyes. I had lots of fun painting her, from creating a layered background, drawing the form of the girl as well as adding details. All of…

Painting Tutorial* – Learn how to paint this sweet girl Yin Yue

Helloo!! Its Friday!! I hope everyone is well and looking forward to the weekend? I have something new for you! Maybe you could even try painting it this weekend?? Hopefully! Here is the painting tutorial for my latest sweet girl Yin Yue, in the video you will learn how I select and blend colours to…

Turn any SVG cutting template into a painting!

Hello! In this post and video I will be showing you how to turn an SVG cutting file template into a watercolour painting. All the details are in the video below! I will also be giving away the resulting artwork below as part of the July edition of my ‘Art for your screens’ collection. Details…

Assembling my London ‘Skyline Boxes’ paper cutting template

Hello! I hope you are well? Today I have made for you a video showing how to assemble my London ‘Skyline Box’ paper cutting template. I made this cutting template when I first got my lovely Silhouette Cameo cutting machine, which is still going strong! I produce assembly instructions for all my downloadable templates but…

Super cute animal boxes – Tutorial

In this video I will be making the cute rabbit box which I like to fill with lots of treats, or even little baby rabbits! I hope you enjoy the video!! :)

Tutorial Video – Paper cut wreath using the Silhouette Cameo

Welcome to my tutorial where I show you how to make a stunning paper cut wreath using the Silhouette Cameo, if you don’t have a cameo then fear not, you can also cut it by hand or use any other cutting machine. We will start by drawing the leaves and berries, photographing them using a…

Video Tutorial – Make a paper cut wing from scratch :)

Hello, I hope you are all well and enjoying mid-summer :) It was a bit wet and cold in London this weekend plus I hurt my leg in a fall on the Strand in central London (what a sight, I was sprawled all over the pavement) so I stayed in and painted lots of colourful art…

Tutorial – Make a Midori planner with paper and gesso

The internet seems to have gone Midori crazy! It’s beautiful yet simple design as well as it’s flexibility as a journal, planner or notebook has inspired many people to get creative. I decided to try to make my own using paper and gesso after seeing how my paper stencils became more supple and durable after a coating of…

Tutorial – Make a cool layered background

I wanted to make a layered background for a new moth lady painting and thought I would show you the process. I use Neocolor II water soluble crayons and acrylic paint in many layers to create an interesting textured base for my paintings. Firstly take some Neocolor IIs and cover the page with various colours,…

New mini-album ‘Kiss Hinge’ binding system tutorial

I wanted to share with you a new binding system I created for mini-albums, I’m calling it the ‘Kiss Hinge’. I wanted to make something that was easy to cut on the Silhouette Cameo (it can also be cut by hand) and also very easy to assemble. So pull up a chair, grab a cup…