a looooooooong time coming!

I have never been so busy in my whole life. Angus would heartily concur. So, I reached out for help. This has been a looooooong time coming! Kerry Sinigaglia has been a Davenpeep and friend for [...]

Davenparty – my design team!

The ‘Davenparty’ Design Team selection was one of the most difficult tasks I have ever had. My American Crafts social team received a tidal wave of amazing applications and they created a  very [...]

Italy, Carmel and sneak peeks!

I have been very busy since my #janessecret announcement with a trip to the USA  and now I’m in Italy. If I’m not careful, it could all rush past too quickly, but I really do try and [...]

My Secret is…….

I am so delighted to tell you this news! Janeuary will be here before you know it! You may have to ask for Gift Vouchers from Michaels and my store for Christmas! We will be giving sneak peeks of [...]

The Art of Crayon

I contributed to a brand new book by the lovely Lorraine Bell celebrating the wonderful and humble crayon! One of my images is being used in the promotion of the book: My copy should arrive any [...]

busy, busy, busy!

I’ve been a busy little bee with my trip to the USA, in-person workshops and demonstrations; and filming for upcoming online workshops! Instagram is where I have been recording my travels [...]

Live painting demonstration at Daniel Smith, Seattle!

I have such an epic trip to the USA coming up in June! The latest event to be added is a Live demonstration and Book Signing. The Whimsical Watercolors Event is at the Daniel Smith Art Store 4150 [...]

And the winner is!

Well, I must say I feel like the winner with all the inspiring answers to my question for you! It makes me so deep-down-delighted to know so many feel the same way about colour as I do. Thank you [...]

Art Retreats are worth every effort!

Heading off on an art adventure is worth the flights, worth the time and worth every cent you need to spend to get there! For a start you get to hang out with an artist that you admire, and she [...]

Viva Frida

My Trip to Mexico City was a life-changer. Being that close to my hero, Frida Kahlo, was a dream come true. But She was just part of the fun.  Even flying in to Mexico City, I could see the extra [...]

Watercolour is beyond an art supply. It’s emotion on a palette.

Watercolour is beyond an art supply. It’s a bunch of feelings in a palette. I have stood at my studio table weeping tears of wonder and astonishment as I watch what they are capable of. [...]

I’ve been busy…

I need to tell you all about my trip, but that will have to wait until I have had some time with Angus and The Ladies ( Moo, Tinsel and Gesso!). In the meantime, here is my trip through the eyes [...]


I asked my inner circle to help me find a name to describe a person who loves doing my online workshops. The suggestions were AWESOME! Davenportarian Janiuses Jane Brigade Dangers Rangers The [...]

Bali Blue Bliss

This post has a little bit of everything in it! There’s lots going on around the Nest… What keeps me busiest is producing all the new videos and content for ‘Supplies Me’. [...]