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My Podcast Playlist Curated for you by me.   Creative inspiration Magic Lessons – Elizabeth Gilbert – Just do yourself a favour and listen to all of them 🙂 On Being  – Kristi Tippet interviews Mary Oliver On Being – Kristi Tippet interviews David Whyte  Design Matters – Debbie Millman interviews Amanda Palmer Becoming Wise – Kristi Tippet interviews Brene Brown After The jump – various  try this – going north Artists and Creatives The Savvy

The essential basic kit

Posted on April 19, 2017

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The essential basic kit As a painter, sometimes we are so eager to grow quickly, especially in the early years, that we tend to invest in too many tools, materials and gadgets. Worst yet, it’s easy to get confused and we end up investing in the wrong tools altogether! I am not a fan of having every gadget under the sun, every paint tube in the rainbow and a tool for every single job but

7 steps to a more contented, imperfect life

Posted on April 19, 2017

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7 steps to a more contented, imperfect life   Are you not a bit sick of people talking about finding this elusive perfect balance? Does your approach to finding balance look a bit like chasing spinning plates, trying to keep them all in the air before they crash spectacularly to the floor. Stress! Even if we manage to find that balance sweet spot for a day or a week, sure enough life happens, it’s always in
How to choose which reference photo to paint from – in double quick time   It’s not always possible to paint from life. Sometimes weather, time, opportunity or circumstance mean it’s simply not going to be an option. I paint interior scenes from old stately homes. The owners are often kind enough to allow me access on quiet days but traipsing in with my easel and paints.. not so much. So one solution is to
Five books to get your creative juices flowing this summer Fancy dipping into something that will inspire you creatively? I’ve selected five books from my bookshelves to do just that! Bear with me, it’s an eclectic collection and not everything will grab your fancy but you just might find something you might not have otherwise picked up. And don’t even have to break the bank as much of this kind of stuff can be found

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“Exceptional Artist, exceptional personality and very giving, I am so happy to have found her. A true diamond of a find in the art world.”

-Kathleen Crocker

“Exceptional Artist, exceptional personality and very giving, I am so happy to have found her. A true diamond of a find in the art world.”

-Kathleen Crocker