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What it’s like being an Artist?!

August 30, 2016

I get tons of messages everyday from people expressing how much of a dream it would be to follow their heart and become an artist. But how do you define being an artist? The answer will probably surprise you. Is being an artist, a dream? I would ALWAYS encourage somebody to follow their heart. If you set aside time for yourself everyday, doing something you enjoy, you will find life rewarding. It doesn’t have to be a ‘hobby’ as such. It could be a…

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Artists Sketchbook

July 25, 2016

So if you’re a little nosy, like me, you’ll love looking through another artists sketchbook. Which is why I created a video all about my sketchbook. I have a few, but this one is my watercolour sketchbook where I jot down all my thought’s I want to express in watercolour. My sketchbook is where I turn to try new things, experiment, or just to enjoy painting without pressure. It’s a great way to practise your art skills without using up…

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How Art Can Change Your Life

May 24, 2016

I’ve never been a big art collector, mainly because of lack of funding 😉 But when I have a favourite artist, after a couple of years I usually decide to invest in a painting or print. I don’t know whether you personally are a collector of art, but you must have an interest…to be reading this! My question to you is…what is your favourite piece of art you ever invested in?…and why? Do you think art can change your life?…

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Art Inspiration

February 13, 2016

I am always on Instagram or Pinterest looking for new inspirations, and this usually gets me into the studio to create. It’s like I get a sudden injection of energy, not physical but creative. I really wanted to share these with you, as I love to see what inspires other artists; it’s like getting a glimpse into their brain. Disclaimer: None of these images are my own. Please click the image to see it’s source.  My Pinterest Board Pinterest has to…

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Finding Inspiration

January 29, 2016

Inspiration is key to creators. But when you’re without it, it can be hard to conjure up. That’s why I wanted to talk about finding inspiration today. A lot of us spend a lot of time on our phones these days, Instagram, Pinterest, Youtube, and while these things can be good for ideas. Sometimes turning our electronics off and getting outside can really be amazing for our creative minds. The reason being that there are limitless possibilities out in the world,…

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