11 Things That Inspire Me

I’ve been thinking about things that give me inspiration and keep me creating. As I thought about it these 11 things came to mind.

Poll Results

A few weeks ago I did a survey blog post to find out what type of art you’d like to see more of from me. Well, this blog post is to let you know what the results were.

Poll – What kind of art would you like to see more from me?

Here’s my latest artwork! Like I’ve always said, “when inspiration strikes just go with it!” I have to tell you though, I’ve been thinking a lot about my artwork. What kind of art would you like to see me create more of? As you know, the thing with me is that I love creating. But,Continue reading “Poll – What kind of art would you like to see more from me?”

Wow, That Hair!

Whether it’s natural hair, dreadlocks, or braids you’re drawing, take a look at my video and learn how to give the hair in your drawings more life. Head over to this blog post to find out more!

Apple Sketch

It’s funny how artistic inspiration can come from buying new art tools. To find out more about my latest purchase and what it inspired me to draw check out my latest blog post.

Organic Pizza Limited Time Only!

Limited Time availability on Redbubble. Organic Pizza – Select items and Classic Tee Sale. This fan art is being removed by the end of January! To find out what happened you will have to read on.

Do You Know the Lyrics to that Xmas Carol?

Psst! Before you start singing along, do YOU know the lyrics to that Xmas Carol? It’s 1 week before December 25th so you should know them by now. No really, what are you going to do if everyone spontaneously starts singing? if you’re not sure then this is your opportunity to brush up on yourContinue reading “Do You Know the Lyrics to that Xmas Carol?”

Pine Tree Artwork

It’s been an extremely busy few months. I haven’t been around for a bit but still managed to sneak in time to create this pine tree artwork. The season’s changed so quickly I can’t believe it’s already nearly the end of December. I’ve decided to show my appreciation for the pine trees with this artwork.Continue reading “Pine Tree Artwork”

Pastel Clouds

Remember when you were little and you’d look up at the clouds and see different images? What do you see in these clouds? There is something so magnificent about the colours of the sky as the sun sets I had to capture a little piece of it in this creation. Check out this blog post about the Pastel Clouds creation.

Marble Water-Colour Painting

My fascination with marbles started as a child. I loved getting to go through those small bags of 25 or 30 marbles that were bought from the store. I would take each one out of the bag and examine it. Looking at all the different colours, and how they blended together. So I decided to paint one. Check out this blog post all about it.

Dark Clouds Sketch

It’s been a while. A lot has been going on and still is but, I missed you all and also needed to write so here goes. I’ve been studying the clouds. A new time lapse video has been added once a week either on Friday or Saturday morning. Read this post and check out the YouTube video on my channel.

Whispy Tree (How to)

For the original whispy tree image I drew the background by hand. For the purpose of these videos I downloaded a background image.

Cherries Sketch

Here’s a short time lapse video of me using watercolour pencil crayons for this Fruit Sketch. I haven’t used watercolour pencil crayons and I haven’t drawn a cherry in years so this is a real novice video. It’s a learning process and we can learn together right?

6 Reasons to Update Your Artwork

6 Reasons to update the artwork in your home. The things that surround you daily might be calling for change so go for it!

Organic Pizza:

How to get your Amazing World of Gumball artwork Licensed to sell on Redbubble Those of you following me on social media probably heard that I had some big news for this post. Without delay, here it is! I got another one of my artwork’s officially licensed to sell on Redbubble. This one was licensedContinue reading “Organic Pizza:”

Fine Feathers

One of my favourite things as a child was finding a feather. If I caught a glimpse of one gently gliding to the grass, well, what a beautiful, magical day that would be. The brighter the colour of the feather, the better my day went. A red feather, I automatically knew it could only be from a parrot.

Just a Thought…

Missing the days when I could go to bed, sit on a couch, or even on a bus and drift off. Not a care in the world of whose shoulder my head was resting upon or what dusty window was supporting me. Meditation distracts me from the things I usually focus on like: When is Season 5 of Insecure coming out?

Who Are You Talking To?

I’ve been challenging myself to do more positive self talk lately. And as I was sketching this portrait of Mohammad Ali I was thinking about how he talked about himself. He was a prime example of how we should all talk about ourselves. Putting yourself out there and saying positive things about yourself might notContinue reading “Who Are You Talking To?”

3 Virtual Treats

Hi Everyone, I hope everyone is holding up well. I want to brighten your day by giving you some lovely virtual treats! A lot has been going on and I’ve been busy drawing, doing time-lapse video’s so on and so forth. You gotta continue reading to get all the treats though so, don’t stop here,Continue reading “3 Virtual Treats”

Spice Jar Sketch

Have you ever reached for a particular spice or seasoning and found the jar sitting on the shelf way in the back of your cupboard empty? It makes me want to yell every time it happens to me. Maybe it was because I was looking for something to sketch but, this jar actually had something in it. I love using bay leaves when I’m making pasta sauce, lasagna, chilli…the list goes on. Can you tell, I’m a little bit hungry but, let’s get back to avoiding cooking by looking for things to sketch.

Water Bottle Sketch

Hey everyone! It was strange not writing last Sunday. This feeling that I was missing something kept coming over me. And then, I decided to sketch so I would be ready for this week’s blog post instead. You all know by now that I find sketching inspiration in everyday things. I have completed another sketchContinue reading “Water Bottle Sketch”

Update

I have some news for you all. You may have noticed that my social media profiles are updated. As part of that, my news is that I will no longer be posting a weekly blog. I’m going to take a step back and post every other week instead. The reason for this change is thatContinue reading “Update”

Pepper Sketch

Hi Everyone, I have an announcement to make! For the first time ever, I’ve uploaded a You Tube video of myself sketching a pepper. Check it out, like, share. If you’re more comfortable leaving comments on my blog rather than on my Channel that’s great too. I’m excited to let you know that there willContinue reading “Pepper Sketch”

Tomato Vine Sketch Post

Hi, hope your day is going well. Instead of my usual post I decided to share a sketch instead. I decided to name this one: Tomatoes. If you haven’t already checked it out, here’s a link to my Gallery. Let me know what you think in the comments. Join me next week. Take care!

3 Things Sketching Taught Me

I’ve been sketching since I was a child. I can’t tell you enough that it’s one of my favourite ways to relax. Concentrating on an object and breathing life into it helps me relax. I draw things as I see them and find the process to be restorative. The best thing about sketching is thatContinue reading “3 Things Sketching Taught Me”

YouTube Channel and Updated Gallery

Hi Everyone, Here’s a very short post for today. How many of you have looked around my website recently? If you haven’t or you just recently started following me, this post is for you. Those of you who have been following me thank you. But, in case you didn’t know either; the Palm Trees andContinue reading “YouTube Channel and Updated Gallery”

You Wanted a Firefly?

A while back one of my readers requested that I draw a firefly.  Thank you for your request and here it is. I had no idea that the firefly or lightening bug had so much symbolism or that they are in nearly every corner of the world except Antarctica. Apologies to those of you whoContinue reading “You Wanted a Firefly?”

Why is My Order Taking So Long?

She waited for the website to update that the purchase had gone through. Fast forward to Christmas morning. It was one of Janette’s friends that had bought her artwork. He texted her wondering, why his order was taking so long.

5 Things No One Will Tell You About Ladybugs

I had decided to draw for Sunday’s blog post long before my technical difficulties. But we all know how that went. Sorry to disappoint but, real things sometimes happen to old computers. And no matter how many times you try to force quit nothing happens. Staring at an ever-churning spinning rainbow can make any patientContinue reading “5 Things No One Will Tell You About Ladybugs”

My Artistic Process: 8 Steps to Becoming a Licensed Redbubble Art Seller

Winning and acceptance are exhilarating. I love being accepted into things. It’s one of my favourite things. Do you know what I don’t like? Rejection and disappointment. Who does though right? I’m not a fan of participation trophies. I WANT TO WIN! I have something to tell you. Keep in mind that the best wayContinue reading “My Artistic Process: 8 Steps to Becoming a Licensed Redbubble Art Seller”

Stop Wasting Time and Go Create!

Does anyone else sit around staring at their phone rather than doing the things they really enjoy? Or watching Netflix and focusing on what the characters say, do or live through? Often times thoughts and ideas pass through my mind without ever getting out. I don’t even draw anything for days on end. 

My Artistic Process: The Cassette Tape

Hi, Today’s post is different than any post I’ve done before. Last week I decided to draw a picture of a cassette. This is the picture.

Breaking Up

Breaking up isn’t easy to do. Unfortunately, things just aren’t working out between us anymore. I have tried my best. Calling you a few days after Christmas. Emailing you in hopes that we could get things back on track. But, there is only so much that I can do to try to work things outContinue reading “Breaking Up”

The Sketch

Hey Everyone, short post today. The other day, I decided to do a sketch. I don’t know about anyone else who sketches but for me sometimes I’m unsure of what or who I will be drawing. My process begins with me scrolling through many different images of famous people. This time after scrolling for aContinue reading “The Sketch”

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