” Jane Davenport’s Greatest Wish”

What a lovely surprise ! This email from Cloth Paper Scissors titled “Jane Davenport’s Greatest Wish” has a little drawing lesson from me and why I think drawing is so good for you!

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Wonderland Scholarship announcement!

Thank you for all your fabulous entries for the Wonderland Watercolour workshop Scholarship!

Screen Shot 2016-01-19 at 8.51.18 amOur winner is Beth Harcourt:

“I LOVE the Johnny Depp mad hatter for both costumes/makeup and his interpretation of the character. So much detail in this movie. Alice’s costumes are amazing too. I think I always thought the caterpillar was the coolest character – potential plus!
Has anyone looked at Charles Blackman (Oz artist) who painted an Alice series? Back story includes reference to his blind wife living in a wonderland.”

I found the reference to Charles Blackman very interesting!


The workshop starts next week and I would love you to join in the fun.




A Brave New Year!

I have some fun news, I am joining the Brave Girls University as a teacher this year!

To celebrate I have a code that gives a free trial month!

I am creating my courses and will have them up in amongst the glittering classes already there probably after I have ‘Wonderland’  – my watercolour workshop wrapped up.

One of my New Year Resolutions  was managing my ‘screen time’ better. There is NO POINT in promising myself LESS screen time… I love it too  much, but I can make an effort to fill my screen with informative, inspirational and uplifting  material.

What I love about Brave Girls is the variety of workshops. Most are short and sweet, so you can have them playing on a corner of your computer screen, or on an ipad, or your phone while you are doing other things. Squeezing them into your day!  There are teachers here that I am familiar with such as Kelly Rae Roberts, Flora Bowley, Orly Avineri, Dina Wakley, Tam Laporte, Jeanne Oliver, Mindy Lacefield and Melody Ross, but lots of fab women that are new to me too.

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Look at some of the classes featured for January!

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A little info:

“Brave Girl University is a vast, growing library of soulful online classes, on everything from painting to life planning to stitchery to metalwork to overcoming grief, and so so much more.

Over 80 of the world’s best teachers have come together to build this incredible platform, complete with thousands of videos, PDFs, writings, podcasts, and more–and it’s all accessible 24/7 to work on at your own pace, for one affordable monthly subscription.

It’s a one-stop gathering place for learning, growing and becoming, through hundreds of classes taught by dedicated teachers who offer soulful ways to make life better, happier and more authentic for every woman.”

Access it ALL for just $24.95 per month.

Your Coupon Code for a free trial month is


You can click here to enroll:

click-here-ButtonAnd if you love it, you can continue on, and if not you can cancel anytime.

So now I have to plan what I am going to add!

In the rather spectacular lineup of course offerings, I want to add something new and fresh. Something authentically ‘me’… so you know it will involve  girls, mixed media, colour and journals!

What would you like to see me include in a class?

Planning out and creating my workshop and class content is one of my absolute  favourite things in all my work life. I really find it fun!.

A new workshop called ‘Miss Quoted’!

When Joanne Sharpe was at ‘The Nest’ we did a little secret filming and created a fantastic online workshop!

‘Miss Quoted’ registration is open now.

The workshop opens on November 5th.

Workshop Description:

full details are here: http://janedavenport.com/miss-quoted/

Best Selling authors Joanne Sharpe and Jane Davenport have teamed up to create a rollicking and cheeky workshop full of techniques and ideas to enliven your expressive art journaling!

Joanne demonstrates and clearly explains her composition secrets and shows an easy path to falling in love with your own lettering! You will learn how your own handwriting can be gorgeous and just how much it can uplift and enhance the meaning of your artwork.

Jane shares her love of watercolour and how she uses it to create beautiful, expressive art work and art journal pages that speak to the artist and viewer. You will learn how using ink and watercolours in a  loose and seemingly care-free way can create sumptuous and truly unique artwork.

This workshop is is perfect for this time of year! Imagine cards and gifts that feature your artwork! Beautiful, quick, easy and, best of all, fun!

For ‘Davenpeeps’ (people who love all of Jane’s workshops!), this will be an EXCELLENT warm-up to Jane’s upcoming WONDERLAND watercolour workshop

You have Lifetime access to your Workshop.
You can pause, rewind and rewatch each lesson as often as you like.
You have a Private Facebook group to share your work!

There are comprehensive Lessons of drawing and  painting with an emphasis on gorgeous, whimsical faces, figures and lettering!

Join today!