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 […]

Little adventures in nature, sketching and slow creative days ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, The weeks seem to be flying by this month… and the rain seems to be never ending! How are things with you? On Monday I went on my second official ‘Artist’s Date’, this time on a walk along the canal, where I spotted a majestic heron and did a quick sketch of it before […]

Magic, Midsummer and the Moon: Following Cycles ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, Recently I’ve been following the earth’s seasons and moon cycles more closely, and getting in tune with my spiritual side. This has been coming out visually in my art as well, and I wanted to share a bit more about that in this week’s blog post! (Which is long overdue, since I was planning […]

Watercolour Valentine’s Card Tutorial ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, I’ve got another new YouTube video up on my channel now! To be honest this was meant to be up last week, but I got a bit behind with all my projects, and I couldn’t skip or postpone this one as it’s for Valentine’s Day!!! Well, from now on I will be trying my […]

Custom Portrait Announcement! ~ Sunray Sister

Hello,  Today I’m launching my official custom portrait service. I’m looking forward to painting some lovely faces and cute pets. Find out more in my latest YouTube video, and head to my Etsy shop for further details! https://youtu.be/EDJJBaPjTu8 Text as shown in video description on YouTube: ☆ Order a custom portrait of your partner, family, […]

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 […]

Shop News and December 365 Theme ~ Dear Diary #12

Dear diary, Goodness, have I been busy in the past few weeks! First up, I got some of my handmade products stocked in a local shop!!! The adorable shop and café called ‘Tea Cake’ is also new to town. But they are already jam-packed with gorgeous products from local artists and crafters. I feel so […]

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. […]