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Wedding Bouquet Painting

July 13, 2017

As you all know, I adore painting flowers, and wedding bouquet painting is just my most favourite thing ever! Being part of such a special event makes me overwhelmed with thankfulness. I wanted to share with you some of my recent wedding bouquet painting commissions, and show you a bit about the process. Wedding Bouquet Painting Examples First of all, I want to show you the paintings next to their original photos, so you can see the difference. My Painting…

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Sketchbook Diaries

April 10, 2017

Something I really struggle with is spending quality time with my sketchbook. It’s a relationship that should be honest, but so many of us are guilty of pretending to be someone we’re not with our sketchbook. And that is…being perfect. The amount of times I have bought a new sketchbook and don’t want to ‘ruin’ it, so instead I’ll go straight in with a canvas. And well…end up actually ruining it. Why do I do this? The ‘Perfect’ Artist Sketchbook…

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Artist Life

February 14, 2017

I never realised how much being an artist would change my life. Of course, I knew I would be happier, more fulfilled & obviously viewed as ‘a bit weird’. But I didn’t an artist life would change my view on so many things. Here I document a few things that have changed since making art my everyday. 1. Appreciation When you paint a portrait, you have to look at your reference for a very long time. And not just look,…

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My Art Story

February 7, 2017

Hey everyone! You might not be subscribed to me on Youtube which is why I want to share with my recent video ‘My Art Story’. I talk all about my journey as an artist, as I struggle through self-doubt and not finding a style. Being an artist is actually very simple. However, sharing your work and trying to sell it pushes through many differentΒ barriers that aren’t quite as simple. Emotionally, it can take it’s toll on you. I very rarely…

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Sketchbook Snapshots

January 10, 2017

Sketchbooks are perfect for practising, seeing ideas play out, or just to have fun without feeling the pressure. The latter is the main reason I work in my sketchbook. Unwrapping a large white canvas can feel very daunting, but painting in a little sketchbook that you can shut and hide away, feels a lot more secretive and expressive. I used to adore painting portraits and I stopped for some reason. I think it was because it was always quite difficult…

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