Roaches Adventure and Sketching ‘en plein air’ ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, A few weeks ago on an unusually hot and sunny day for April here in England, I went out on my first big adventure of the year, to shake off some of that winter gloom. Starting from our home in Leek, I managed to walk all the way to the trig point of the […]

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 […]

Portrait Drawing Process Video ~ Sunray Sister YouTube

Hello! I have just released my first ever drawing process video on my YouTube channel! It’s less than 5 minutes, and shows the sped-up process of creating a portrait with pencils, from start to finish. I hope you enjoy this one! Let me know if you would like to see more creative process videos in […]

100th Post! Plans for the Near Future // Dear Diary #9

Dear diary, This is my 100th post on this blog! Wow!!! Thank you for being here and letting me share my creative journey. I have been on so many little wild adventures recently, and can’t wait to share some stories, photos and artwork here soon. For today though, since it’s a milestone post, I just […]

Recent Work, a Little Late // Dear Diary #8

Dear diary, I’m having a creative week so far, with a few adventures too! But not a very blog or YouTube focused week, and this post is a little late… so for today’s content I’ve just put together all the pictures from my latest Instagram feed, with a couple of exclusive extras at the end. […]

Sketchbook Flip-through #1 // Sunray Sister Show and Tell

Hello sisters! Welcome back to the Sunray Sister blog and another lovely YouTube video. This week I’m doing something new: a sketchbook flip-through! In the video you will find three sketchbooks for the price of one, featuring travel journaling, observational sketches, collage and random illustrations. This type of video has been done by many, but every person’s sketchbook is […]

March Happy Highlights // Sunray Sister

Hello happy smiley people! How was your day? And your week? And your month?! April is just around the corner, so let’s pause for an evening. My Happy Highlights posts are a monthly reflection of what’s happened, what I’ve learnt, how I’ve changed, what I’m grateful for and what made me smile. Most months I like to […]

Mother’s Day Playlist // Sunray Sister Playtime 9

Happy Sunday sisters!  I have had the most beautiful weekend: reconnecting with nature, soaking up the sunshine and getting creative; sharing stories, enjoying food and spending time with my lovely parents! I feel renewed and energised, with a new enthusiasm for my creative projects. Spring is here! What have you been up to? Today I would like […]

‘No Words’ Instrumental Playlist // Playtime 8

Welcome back sisters! For today’s blog post I have put together a playlist of some of my favourite instrumental songs especially for you! From beautiful piano classics and film music, to jazz and trip-hop. Find my typewriter-written list of songs and artists below, and a YouTube playlist of all 10 songs. Perfect for a chilled Sunday […]

Day 3: Music Playlist Celebrating Love // Sunray Sister’s 14 Days of Love

Welcome to day three of Sunray Sister’s 14 Days of Love! Music is a big love of mine, and I’ve already been sharing this with you in my playlist feature, Playtime. So today in episode 7 of Playtime, let’s take a moment for some damn fine tunes all about love. Find the songs in a YouTube […]