Flipping fantastic!

Anita Posted this amazing page featuring my Washi tape on her Instagram and I asked her to share how she created it! You can follow Anita ‘Ninny Noo ‘ Tillman on Instagram here: [...]

“I am Obsessed”

    There are some WONDERFUL videos popping up on Youtube and Instagram and Fb featuring my new collection. This one is from By Bun who posts videos daily. I love her, and her fun style [...]

Yay! It’s Janeuary!

JANE-uary is HERE baby!!! Queue the disco music, get the mirror ball spinning, release the balloons! I have a reveal of my full range in the videos  – Ta-Dah! Let’s celebrate with a [...]

Davenparty Design Team Call!

Are you super-creative, love art supplies and feel ready to show the world your artwork? Then I want you to read on and join the DavenParty! I want to inspire people who enjoy all sorts of [...]

join me in a few hours for my secret!

Did you follow along on the countdown for #janessecret? If so, thank you for your lovely company! The announcement happens at 10am AEST ( that’s Sydney Time if you are using a time [...]

Give-away!

Let’s have a yummy Giveaway! I have some sets of super- pigmented Schmincke colors – you just have to sign up to my newsletter to enter (it’s in the turquoise blue box on the [...]

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 [...]

I forgot!

oops! I am in such a flurry of preparing for my next round of workshops and life in general I completely spaced on announcing a winner for the Ever After Blog Hop!   My apologies! The winner [...]

The problem with using art supplies that are not Lightfast and how to get around that!

As a general rule, anything not labelled ‘artist quality’; or not specifically marked ‘lightfast’ is usually not lightfast. Some dyes and pigments are just not stable and undergo chemical [...]

Ever After – new workshop & Giveaway News!

I have some wonderful & exciting news! I am going to be teaching on Ever After 2016! As you know, I love using fairytales as source material for my art, so of course I said ‘yes’ [...]

Wonderland Scholarship announcement!

Thank you for all your fabulous entries for the Wonderland Watercolour workshop Scholarship! Our winner is Beth Harcourt: “I LOVE the Johnny Depp mad hatter for both costumes/makeup and his [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Lifebook Blog Hop Winner

Lifebook registration opens soon and I hope you pop in and join from my blog when the time comes! But in the mean time, Congratulations to Kristin Langlais because she wins a spot in Lifebook [...]

A beautiful new Collection!

Interweave have put together a sweet collection for my book,  Art Lessons and  6 of my favourite watercolours from Daniel Smith! It was very hard to select only six of my favourite  colours by [...]

JOYnal Give-away and Scholarship!

My next online class is called JOYnal and the excitement is building up in the Facebook group already. We have some great swaps going on and just arty fun in general. One of the things I enjoy [...]

Daniel Smith Feature

I have a feature on the Daniel Smith Site that is all about Buff Titanium. I just visited the site and when I saw my name come up on the front page with a host of fabulous watercolourists, I did [...]

New Art Video for the Documented Life Project

I am one of the invited guest artists for The Documented Life Project. The theme for the Project is this month is: Expressive Faces and the Journal Prompt this week is: I can see clearly now The [...]

Your Favourite Colour (and giveaway!)

I’m curious to know what your favourite colour is and why and I have a giveaway to encourage you to share! Mine is pretty easy to guess! I like to call ‘my’ particular shade of [...]

Watercolour wishes

It’s the last week of filming for the all new ‘Supplies Me’ I have really enjoyed revamping the whole workshop. It was the first stand-alone ecourse I ever created, and I really [...]

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’. [...]

Hang out with people you can easily adore

I had my first ‘Mentor Retreat’ this weekend. My intention with this new type of event, was to have a small group, so we could really hang out all weekend, relaxing and doing art. We [...]

Prismacolor Art Lesson!

Art Lessons 2014 Vol. 12: Colored Pencils Click the link to beamed over !  

Supplies Me Live – only weeks away!

January 5th: Art supply addicts around the world, unite. ‘Supplies Me!’ was the first stand-alone e-course that I created and it’s primary goal has always been to release you [...]

Rambling to an Artsy end of year.

This year has been a really busy one for me, and now, as the calendar approaches the end of the year, it usually gets even busier. But I changed things up. I made this plan back in January. I [...]

Get whimsical!

InterWeave, who publish Cloth Paper Scissors, my Whimsical Face DVD and all my Art Lessons: Supply Stash Series seem to be having an especially awesome sale at the moment. Did you know that they [...]

Frida is an Emotion

I have a review on the new Distress Stain Sprays over at the Cloth Paper Scissors blog today. Do you really need more sprays? Probably not, I know I don’t! But I have Rainbowitis, and the [...]

Bali Escape Artist Retreat

I love Bali. We have our retreat perched about a world-class surf break, so Angus has a wonderful time “getting shacked off his tits” – it sounds awful – but its surfer [...]

A positive influence.

Christy Tomlinson is a Mixed Media super-star. I met her in April when I was lucky enough to go to a She Matters retreat at her house in Idaho. I had such a wonderful time and we really bonded. [...]

after 560 Entries ( wow!) the Winner for Lifebook is…

WOW – there were 560 entries in my Lifebook Give-away! Tinsel can’t count that high ( she can’t count past her age in dog years) so I turned to the the Truly Random Number [...]

Too Much Awesome

Ever experienced too much awesome? (If not, well I hope it happens to you some time soon! And if you do,  well tell me about it in the comments area below – I would love to hear about your [...]

What a woman!

I currently have no power in my house. After a big storm front hit, the whole area is out. This is bad timing because I have been researching one of my favourite artists for the past week and I [...]