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 [...]
Australia 7th Sept 10am AEST USA 6th Sept 6pm MDT I will be live broadcasting from my Facebook Page with news of my BIG AMAZING SECRET PROJECT!!!! I can’t wait to share! [...]
It’s World Watercolour Month! So let’s have ourselves a little celebration about watercolour shall we? Do you LOVE watercolour? If, so tell me why and let me know your favourite [...]
The days roll by in slow motion from the 26th to the 31st . I feel like I have more space. Do feel that way too? I feel tranquil and relaxed. I even watched a little weekend tv ( PopAsia on SBS2 [...]
My London Escape Artist Retreat is in just a few short weeks… I am just so excited about spending time in that wonderful city and with artists. I have amazing Sketchercises planned. One of [...]
I bought my first Monster High Doll a few years back. It was Skelita, and I thought what a brilliant substitute for the classic wooden posing doll many artists have in their studios! And then the [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
My work is featured on the Daniel Smith blog today. A bit spesh that. As you know, watercolour makes my world turn. My next online workshop is called ‘Wonderland’ and is all about [...]
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The Craft Expo went by in a WHOOSH! The Art Journal Jam was a colourful fiesta of fun. My JAMbassadors all got a pair of twinkley kitty ears. And our Jammers got to play with all the art [...]
Sometimes an idea erupts out of the blue, and comes to fruition like it was just meant to be. I have had a stand at the Scrapbook and Papercraft Expo in Brisbane for the past several years. My [...]
My trip to the USA was EPIC. I saw amazing art created in all my workshops and I made wonderful friends with people that I have admired from the other side of the planet. This trip was my reward [...]
The Blog Hop has been Stencasional! And now it’s my turn to WOW you… I can draw. I love drawing! But even a confident ‘drawer’ can find fun in stencils. Especially in the [...]
I have a little secret I can reveal… My next four stencils are coming out with Artist Cellar in a few weeks. My Escape Artist retreat students have been playing with them all last week. Now [...]
It’s here! It’s here! My DvD with Cloth Paper Scissors! Click the image to go pre-order a disc or download it right away. If you get it and love it, would you be a friend/ love/ [...]
My mum used to tell me to “be careful making faces, because if the wind changes, you will get stuck like that.” This was an actual concrete fear of mine… I believed her for a [...]
Tam Laporte is one of my favourite peeps in the universe. She’s a groovy, bouncy little bunny. She created Life Book which is a year long online art retreat with a host of awesome teachers [...]
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This weekend I hosted a workshop in Perth, Western Australia. I had 12 wonderful students. It’s such a perfect number because there is lots of energy, but I can still give individual [...]
Wake up and smell the coffee…. in my new Hug Mugs! There are four in the initial release and they each feature artwork from ‘The Sidekicks’ series ( click here for images). I [...]
Joy-nal: Creating your own fairy tale. ‘Live Class’ Starts; April 30th 2012 Registration open now! 8 weeks of magic, shimmer, drawing, painting, creative support and fun. As with all [...]
Angus and I are just back from the Craft Show in Sydney… I love talking to people about Art Journals and drawing ( and art supplies of course!). I am always a little surprised that not [...]
I made a little series of paintings and videos to show the Ranger Dabbers in action for my store, the Institute of Cute. I am trying to make more videos for the store as my customers find them [...]
I saw a documentary on the 1000 Journals Project a few months back. It was fascinating. When one of my favourite friends, the awesome artist Tracy Moore appeared on the screen unexpectedly, i [...]
Well if I keep writing about coloured pencils you are going to think I am addicted to them… …and you would be correct of course. 100% correct! And if you are a Twitter or Facebook [...]
I have worked as a ‘Creative’ my entire adult life, the last decade as a full time, professional Artist, but it wasn’t until I was asked to share one of my ‘Secrets’ [...]
I spent last week on Aunty duties… what a great job! Unfortunately my niece and nephews are a 2 day car ride away and I don’t see them as often as i would love to, so I am still on [...]
Registration is open NOW for my new class… Ta dah! This class is another 8 weeks of infused drawing goodness. We started the figure drawing process in ‘Supplies Me’, and my [...]
Click play for your invitation! httpsv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vSCBzqwE0Sc I love art supplies and drawing faces…so that is what this entire Online Workshop is based around! Which makes [...]
Yes, its OFFICIAL. *she screams!* I am teaching at Teesha Moore’s Artfest Annex in Seattle in Feb 2012… Hooley Dooley! I am so looking forward to seeing my friends, making new ones [...]
I had my first LIVE ‘Draw Happy’ class on the weekend inside my ‘Institute of Cute’ gallery. Sharing my passion for creativity and drawing was far more fun than I [...]
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