New Tutorial* – Join me in making these colorful window hangings

Hello!! Long time! I hope everyone is well and enjoying the gorgeous spring weather. I have been taking time to tidy the garden and work on some new creative projects! I also have a new tutorial for you! These gorgeous hearts with quotes have been created as window hangings as a reminder that hopefully life…

Tutorial – How to make watercolor pencil bookmarks!!

Hello everyone!! I hope you are well and enjoying the very first days of a new decade!! I didn’t make any New Year’s resolutions this year as I think every day should be a opportunity for newness! Can you imagine how good it feels to wake up in the morning and step into a new…

New Whimsical Horse Painting

I’ve just finished creating this delightful whimsical horse in watercolours, I layered the transparent layers of paint to make a dreamy floaty background then sketched a very whimsical floaty horse, I used opaque gouache for the highlights and watercolour pencils for the details. The caption ‘Be Free’ was added in a mixture of gouache and…

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…

Life Book 2018 YAY** All Change Is Good

Hey all! I have finally started Life Book 2018!! YAY it was a delayed start whilst I launched my greetings cards and my new paper hospitality products.. so pleased I completed this!! This bear presents a very good message that ALL CHANGE IS GOOD.. change can be hard especially when it takes you out of…

Getting stuff done :)

Hello everyone! I hope you are well? I feel that I am finally on top of things after months of planning, preparing and creating. I managed to create and launch a new website for my paper designs! It will see me expand from offering digital cutting files to providing finished products to the hospitality market….

TBT** Ostara carrying the springtime in her hair :)

I made this painting several years ago when I had just starting painting, it was part of a Life Book 2014 lesson taught by Tamara Laporte, I made my version into the goddess Ostara and she is carrying the springtime in her hair!! I love this painting so much, I might even turn it into…

New whimsical lettering painting – Life Book 2015

Hi, here is a new watercolour painting made for a Life Book class by the lovely Joanna Sharpe. It’s been a long time since I’ve used my watercolours, I love their vibrant luminous colours. Who was it that said ‘watercolour painting is like painting with tears’?… And here are some feathers, painted on a scrap…