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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Etsy Shop Refresh! ~ Stickers, cards and more… ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, Yesterday I finished a big refresh of my Etsy shop, and now I’m pleased to announce that I have lots of new creations to share with you! Let’s take a look… Notebooks Handmade small notebooks, featuring hand painted covers and hand stitched binding. Each one is unique, yet made with a consistent attention to […]

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 […]

My Etsy Shop & New Product Ideas ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, I’ve got an exciting little update to share today: I got a fancy printer!!! Now I can take my original illustrations and turn them into lots of cute products, which I will be selling in my Etsy shop and Gallery Twenty very soon. Let’s look at a few of my ideas… Ok, so… I […]