Flower Mandala

Flower Mandala

Every time I open this file, I’m met with an unfinished colourful bouquet staring right back at me. The more I look, the more I wish I had extra time to spend on it. Lately, I’ve been getting a lot of vitamin D on the weekends, with longer strolls and taking my drink (water) outside. [...]

Romance of Art

Romance of Art

Solace can be found in the ambience of an art studio, wherever that may be. There is something romantic about drawing, painting and the peace that wraps the soul. Calmness whilst concentrating. And, the satisfaction of the final piece being unveiled is a personal favourite. It’s a delight to come home to a place I [...]

Mandala Monday

Mandala Monday

Today, for the first time in a month I put my floral painting aside for something more detailed, outlined and gold. I took one last look at the unfinished flower and closed the PSD file. I opened a new page, set the size and added a familiar, overused template; for the ultimate candy, pink escape.

I am an Artist

I am an Artist

Over the past few months, I’ve been approaching my personal growth, with more positive thoughts. This time last year I would've asked the question Am I an Artist? Today, I’ve rearranged the words to say I am an Artist. I do believe your thoughts create your reality. Whenever anyone starts to ask me “what do [...]

To Applaud Myself

To Applaud Myself

9.30 pm fast is open, a slice of rich double chocolate cake sits in front of me, ready to be devoured. Just what I need after a long day at work, there's nothing chocolate can’t fix. As I work around children, I'm accustomed to receiving mini handmade gifts. Today, I was given a drawing by [...]