Pet portrait reveal, plus a nice week of settling into my new job and enjoying the structure of daily routines ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, How are you? Have you had a good week? In my previous blog post I mentioned a new portrait commission I had just finished. Well, it has now been delivered to the recipient, and I can share the final illustration with you! I am so proud of this horse portrait! I used watercolour paints […]

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 […]

Portrait illustration and sunny days ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, It’s been a nice week, full of family and friends, and just nice people and special moments. Isn’t that how all weeks should be? How have the past seven days been for you? In my last blog I mentioned a secret illustration; well, since it has now been received by its new owner, I […]

Summer Solstice, a Secret Illustration and Everyday Magic ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, Happy Summer Solstice sisters! The longest day of the year is upon us, (or the shortest if you’re in the southern hemisphere). How is it feeling for you? Do you celebrate this turning point in the year? I’d love to hear about it, so leave a comment down below, or join the party on […]

Lots of books, sustainable art and a lovely wedding ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, How has your week been? It seems so rainy for June! Is the weather more Summery where you are? What has been filling your days? “I think, what has this day brought me, and what have I given it?” ~ Henry Moore On Monday I went on my first official ‘artist’s date’, as part […]

Finally creating again, the Artist’s Way and Groundhog Day ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, How are you? I’ve had a nice week, despite the rainy unpredictable days, and I’m making progress, finding my flow, staying in motion, doing this and that – in what you could call my multi-hyphen career. This morning I finally created something, after what feels like forever! These two birds were inspired by Mark Hearld’s […]

Joining a Local Gallery! ~ You’re Invited ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, I have some exciting news to share today: I have joined a local gallery! Keep reading to find out what this involves… but first a bit of a last-minute invitation to our special celebration tomorrow evening, Thursday 24th of May, from 6-8pm. Find more details on the event page on Facebook. If you’re in […]

Open Art Exhibition, New Work and Other Updates ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, I currently have some of my original artwork in an exhibition! I created three brand new mixed media pieces for the Staffordshire Moorlands Open Art Exhibition, (click the link to see the Facebook event page). All three pieces got accepted and are on display right now until Saturday 12th of May at The Nicholson […]

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 […]