Eternal – Abstract Art

My latest piece Eternal, I think, is one of my best abstract pieces. I loved creating it so much. It brought joy to my day, even if it started out terrible. Now that I have finished it, I don’t feel sad that it’s over. I feel excited. Excited to put it out into the world.…

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One year Anniversary – where on earth has the time gone?u

I have now been an Artist for just over a year. I am shocked at how far I’ve come in one short year. I’ve made so much progress and I’ve been able to address some of my confidence issues. Above is one of my very first sketches……. 🙈🙈 As an artist you are forever being…

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Norbert the Dragon.

Anyone who knows me, knows I love Harry Potter. I especially love drawing the magical creatures in the movies. My most recent piece that I’ve drawn is Norbert the Norwegian Ridgeback. It took me a long time to get all the details right. I hope you all like him! First Stages – sketching out his…

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Winter scene of a River and Cabin

As you can tell by now I love water, I love painting cabins and landscapes with stormy skies. They are my absolute favourite things to paint. The reference picture I loosely based this one on is from pixabay.com. (First layers of colour) I loved the colours in this particular painting are very calming. My favourite…

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Rosehip Sketch

Here’s a couple of pictures of my rosehip sketch I completed in about an hour. It’s very simple but I really love it. I have started an acrylic painting, but it’s still a work in progress. The reference photo is curtesy of The Mad Potter. The first layer of graphite……. The second and third layers…

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River through the mountains

Here is my first ever painting done with a palette knife. A river running through the mountains to the ocean. I love the flow and peace that this painting seems to give. Although the river is clearly forcing its way to the ocean, the flow of water makes me feel calm and relaxed. This is…

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My favourite Art tools

This week the topic is my favourite tools! Learn about what paint brushes, pencils, markers, water colour pencils and ball point pens I love and why!  Paint Brushes It’s really hard to find an ethical paint brush when you’re vegetarian. I don’t use any that are made from animal hair. This is something that is…

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Paper or Canvas – that is the question! 

I often get asked is Canvas or Paper better to paint/draw on. The answer is simple…….. it depends on what you want to draw or paint! There are so many options and there are so many things you need to consider. I’m going to show you what I use and how I use it to…

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Nail art

Some more cute nail art I’ve done. The Christmas nails are probably part of my all time favourites. I love Christmas, it’s my favourite time of year! Gathering around with the family. Christmas in Australia and the UK are so totally different. In Aussie we wear flip flops and swimmers to a BBQ. More than…

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