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 […]

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 […]

Spring walks, outdoor sketching and inspiring books ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, How has your week been? It’s been sunny and warm here, full of wild flowers, adventures, reading, and endless ideas: writing, sketching and taking so many photos! Share your stories in the comments at the end of the post, I’d love to hear from you. On Tuesday I went on an adventure to Coombes […]

July Happy Highlights 2018 ~ sweet little moments ~ Sunray Sister

Hello It’s been a while! I haven’t even made the time to share my happy highlights list from July until now! Sorry! July was a nice month, with lots of sweet little things that made me smile. What made you smile recently? My Happy Highlights for July 2018… Of course the beautiful weather has to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

September Happy Highlights // Sunray Sister Monthly Favourites

Hello, Well that month flew by! It sounds cliché, but September seems to have gone so quickly. It has been a month of settling in, finding my feet, exploring new places, getting creative and connecting with nature. What made you smile and feel alive this month? A trip to York, one of our first outings […]