Sunny Walks, Reading Books and Changes Coming… ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, Just when you think everything is settled and things are going smoothly… WHAM!!! Life comes and smacks you in the face. Well, apologies for sounding so dramatic, but right now that’s how I feel. I suppose times like these remind you that there aren’t many things in life that are certain. We are born […]

Priorities, Responsibility and The Hottest British Summer Ever!? ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, Oof, well, Summer is here!!! It is HOT in the UK at the moment, and we even had an exciting storm at around 2am on Wednesday! It’s the end of the second week at my new job, and I’m settling in well, enjoying all the responsibility I’ve been given, and all the new things […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

First Ever Leek Market and Open Art Exhibition ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, How are you? I hope you’re having a wonderful week and the beautiful weather isn’t distracting you from your work too much!? I’ve had a busy couple of weeks, and I just wanted to share a quick blog post to reflect on a couple of exciting creative events that I took part in recently. […]

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 […]