Serving Others, Another New Portrait and Rediscovering What Matters ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, Another week has come and gone! I hope it has gone well for you. It’s been pretty good over here. I worked on another portrait commission, this time of a beloved horse, not a person! I’m so pleased with the result. With every piece I create, I get a little bit better and learn […]

New Moon Energy, Blooming Hydrangeas and Beatrix Potter ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, This week has flown by! There are so many new things on the horizon; things that I’ve taken endless steps towards, wished and prayed for, almost given up on, and then things that just come out of nowhere! Plus this new moon and waxing season seems to amplify the energy even more. I don’t […]

Little adventures in nature, sketching and slow creative days ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, The weeks seem to be flying by this month… and the rain seems to be never ending! How are things with you? On Monday I went on my second official ‘Artist’s Date’, this time on a walk along the canal, where I spotted a majestic heron and did a quick sketch of it before […]

My Journey so far with Gallery Twenty ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, Earlier this year I was in a new town, feeling slightly lost and without connections. I was volunteering at a local charity shop to avoid being a total hermit, drawing and painting at home all day long. If I hadn’t been helping out at that charity shop, I might not have heard about an […]

June Happy Highlights 2018 ~ Hot Sleepy Summer ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, Another month has been and gone! Welcome to July, and my regular monthly post celebrating all the little things that made me smile during the last few weeks. What have been some highlights for you this June? Let me know in the comments, or via Instagram or Facebook. My Happy Highlights for June 2018… Gradually […]

Magic, Midsummer and the Moon: Following Cycles ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, Recently I’ve been following the earth’s seasons and moon cycles more closely, and getting in tune with my spiritual side. This has been coming out visually in my art as well, and I wanted to share a bit more about that in this week’s blog post! (Which is long overdue, since I was planning […]

Sunday Supplement Leek May Market! ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, I will be at my first ever Sunday Supplement market in Leek, this Sunday the 6th of May! The event is organised by the Totally Locally Leek team, and takes place between 10:30am and 3pm in Leek town centre. There is always a huge selection of stalls at this monthly market, including food and […]

March Happy Highlights 2018 ~ Glimpses of Spring ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, How are you? I am a little late with my Happy Highlights post, which I usually share at the end of each month, but we’re now half way through another month! It’s ok, I forgive myself. In these posts I like to look back on the previous few weeks, and consider which moments made […]

Two Month Sketchbook Tour – part one of my 365 day art challenge!

Hello! Today I have a new video on my YouTube channel! It is the first of six videos I will be making, each with a two-month sketchbook tour of my daily art challenge. At the end of the year-long challenge, I also plan to do a complete flip-through of all 365 pieces of art! https://youtu.be/KWgTsjmpDt8 […]

Inspiration Wall ~ Sunray Sister YouTube Video

Hello! I have a new YouTube video to share with you all! And it is my first one of 2018!!! https://youtu.be/Q5ouxQG-S04 Here is the video description written out as it appears on my channel: ☞ Hello! ♥︎ It’s Rachel here with my first video of 2018!!! ☺︎ all info and links below! ☆ ………………………………………………………………………. ✿ […]