Mid-Year Goals Review 2018: My Best Year Yet? Do I Need Yearly Goals? ~ Sunray Sister

Hello

Today I am reviewing my goals that I set at the start of 2018, and I thought I would share my reflections and plans with you! Read on to find out more…

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In my 2018 goals post I reviewed my goals from 2017, and laid out some new objectives for 2018. I also decided to choose an overall goal: to thrive from my art. I broke this down into a few business targets, as well as other more personal aims for the year:

  1. Art products & services
    • Complete 365 day art challenge (end of October)
    • Start other personal projects (small series of paintings to be sold as originals and prints, and/or used as examples for my portfolio)
    • Start a private commission service (doing personalised paintings for individuals)
    • Send personalised work to artists I admire
    • Do live portraits at events/markets
    • Sell prints and other products
    • Create an online portfolio (via this blog) using all of the work above
  2. YouTube videos
    • Upload every week (where possible)
    • Reach total 10,000 views across all videos
    • Gain 500 subscribers
    • Interact with the community
  3. Instagram posts
    • Post every day & use stories
    • Reach 1,000 followers
    • Interact with the community

Personal goals:

  • Listen to podcasts, read books & articles, watch videos about art & artists
  • Practice yoga & go outside everyday
  • Learn more about nature & try gardening (including looking after house plants!)
  • Use my planner to schedule time
  • Find a part-time job to help save money
  • No new clothes, and try capsule wardrobe system (less decisions)
  • Join a local choir or other club
  • Continue writing pen-pal letters
  • Make a mixed-media sketchbook for collage and experiments

 

Now that we are over halfway through 2018, I thought it would be a good time to revisit my goals, see if any need changing, and also consider how to implement them in my everyday to-do list, to actually keep them at the front of my mind and always be working towards them; towards being a thriving artist!

The first thing I noticed when looking back through these lists, is it needs a lot more detail, and perhaps some bigger, higher things to aim for. Although, this could really become a 5 year goals list, or ’30 goals to reach before I’m 30′, (which is in 5 years!!!).

Overall, looking back through my 2018 goals list, I feel like I’m well on course to achieve all of them, and some I already have achieved!

This leads me to think, I don’t really need yearly goals, since things seem to change so often, and I just need to break bigger targets down into smaller steps anyway. What I do need, and have been creating in my bullet journal, are monthly goals. So I will share those with you, starting with my goals for July:

 

  1. Create a business plan for Sunray Sister
    • simple overview style
    • official version
  2. Develop online marketing – both for Sunray Sister and Gallery Twenty
    • post 365 art to Instagram daily
    • write and schedule blog posts in advance
    • plan and schedule Gallery Twenty social media
  3. Work on portrait commission service and promotion
    • share my service via social media
    • create personal examples to send to people I admire, and who have some influence online
  4. Develop new products – sell in Gallery Twenty, markets and online
    • collage kits
    • printed notebooks
    • jewellery… more details to reveal soon!
  5. Develop workshops – hosted via Gallery Twenty
    • …another exciting avenue to explore – I won’t say too much yet!
  6. Develop my art style and processes – research other artists
    • diving into mixed media and collage some more
    • rather than scrolling through Instagram, consciously seek out individual, significant artists who are masters of their technique, and learn from them.
  7. Manage my finances
    • create a personal survival budget
    • start doing bookkeeping
  8. Follow daily routines and a weekly schedule
    • keep to my morning and evening routines, as written in my bullet journal
    • try out a weekly schedule, where each day is assigned a certain focus (e.g. Mondays for admin, social media, blog posts etc., Tuesdays for commissions and making products, Wednesdays for experiments and new ideas etc. etc. etc!)
  9. Build my private piano teaching 
    • promote online and find more students
    • develop more teaching tools/techniques from books and videos
    • improve my own playing with daily practice
  10. Start a personal writing journal and reply to pen-pals
    • use ‘The Vein of Gold’ by Julia Cameron to write out my worries and serve as a release of brain fog.
    • write back to my pen-pals!
  11. Organise my clothes/spring clean!
    • try altering pieces that I haven’t worn yet
    • consider selling those I’m not going to wear or alter
    • re-arrange the rest to make better use of space

 

There you go! My goals for July 2018. I might combine a reflection of how these went into my usual happy highlights post at the end of the month, and also share a new list for August. Let me know what you think!

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Before you go I would like to tell you that we have an exciting event coming up at Gallery Twenty to welcome our first ever guest artist, Lucinda Dono!

The event takes place next Friday the 13th of July, between 6 and 8pm in Getliffe’s Yard, Leek. It’s free, and there will be free drinks and an exclusive 10% discount on everything in the gallery. Lucinda will have her work in the gallery for three whole months, so there will be plenty of opportunities to see her work alongside the other eight members’ creations if you can’t make it on Friday. Let us know via the event on Facebook, or pick up a paper invitation from the gallery.

Speak soon, stay creative!

Peace and love,

Rachel 

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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.

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One of many gorgeous sunsets I’ve watched recently

My Happy Highlights for June 2018…

  • Gradually adding more art work and products to my corner of Gallery Twenty. I currently have framed originals, limited edition prints, notebooks, stickers, printed greetings cards and handmade collage cards. There are lots more products on the way, and possibly something slightly less tangible…  Stay tuned for updates!
  • Went out on another lovely cinema-and-delicious-food date with Fraz – our monthly treat!
  • Finished a self-portrait commissioned by my dad, and I am so, SO pleased with the result! It is now my profile picture on my social media accounts, and you can see it below too. If you would like a similar portrait of yourself or a loved one, head over to my Etsy shop!
  • Posted two long overdue pen-pal letters! I put off finishing my replies for ages, so I was glad to finally get back in touch with my pen-pals. I have a couple of videos about pen-paling on my YouTube channel, this one was particularly popular!
  • Enjoyed a couple of catch-ups with my mum and dad via phone and video calls.
  • Had my heart broken into a million tiny pieces watching the film ‘Call me by your name’, and also fell in love with the soundtrack. I’m now reading the book by André Aciman to make this intimate, emotional and magical story last a little longer.
  • Basking in the incredible hot sunny weather – all of that snow seems like a lifetime ago! What a contrast! Just making me even more aware of the wonderful seasons and cycles of our beautiful earth – read more about that in my last blog post.
  • After feeling stuck over the Summer Solstice, I finally got myself moving again and went for a late afternoon walk around Rudyard lake; I felt like I was somewhere else, somewhere far more exotic than England! It is so nice to be able to escape and forget where you are, just a few miles from your own home.
  • Went to Little Morton Hall with family for a relaxed day out, and to celebrate a birthday! Did some sketching too.
  • Watched quite a few films, and sketched some of the characters whilst watching, which was fun.
  • Started reading ‘Vein of gold’ by Julia Cameron – I think it will help me focus on my path, and clear my brain of the doubts and fears that often get in the way.
  • Getting better and better at playing piano, plus doing some meditative improvising/messing around! And my private teaching is going well too.
  • Went to a vegan fair in Stoke-on-Trent; of course we stuffed our faces with delicious vegan food!
  • Spent a hot, sleepy Sunday making art that I’m really pleased with and feeling excited by a new development in my creative process and art style.
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Self portrait! Order your very own personal portrait via my Etsy shop!

So those were my happy highlights from June, and for July – as always – I have lots of plans and projects in progress. Fingers crossed I can achieve my goal of a blog post every Friday this month!

Until next time, stay creative sisters.

Peace and love,

Rachel x

February 2018 Happy Highlights ~ Sunray Sister

Hello,

Welcome to my monthly review and round-up of all the good things I’ve experienced and achieved in February. Below is my list (in no particular order) of ‘happy highlights’ from both my Sunray Sister world and personal life.

After that I have shared some details of my plans for March, including the new theme for my 365 day challenge, which you can follow on my Instagram and Facebook pages.

All together it has been a very snowy and creative month, in which I…

  1. Celebrated five years of being with my boyfriend Fraz!!!
  2. Enjoyed watching ‘Coco’ at the cinema, as well as ‘The Marvelous Mrs Maisel’ and ‘Witless’ on T.V.
  3. Felt very wintry and magical after a LOT of snow!
  4. Walked around Trentham gardens with Fraz, and enjoyed delicious vegan pies at Pieminister.
  5. Celebrated Fraz’s birthday; somehow I managed to cook an awesome vegan fry-up and bake vegan brownies, and Fraz made vegan burgers. Yum!
  6. Taught my first ever piano student! Hopefully lots more students will follow.
  7. Created and uploaded two YouTube videos: Origami Pen Pal Letter Tutorial and Watercolour Valentine’s Card Tutorial.
  8. Started a special client illustration project.
  9. Found some second-hand tubes of Winsor & Newton watercolour paint in the charity shop!
  10. Spent a lovely weekend with my parents, who visited us! I especially loved our outdoor adventures; first to Rudyard lake, and then to the Roaches.
  11. Started using the Pomodoro technique, which is helping me to manage my time more efficiently.
  12. Visited the Whitworth art gallery in Manchester with Rosie, Eloise & James. It was great fun, and I did some scribbling in a sketchbook which I feel like I haven’t done for ages!
  13. Signed up for a two month Skillshare trial for 70p! I’m going to follow a couple of courses on there specifically to learn more about editorial illustration. I also got a new book (using a birthday gift-card), called ‘Becoming a Successful Illustrator’ by Derek Brazell and Jo Davies. I already love it; feels like a textbook for the art degree I never did!

 

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My new theme for my 365 day challenge is interiors. This means I will be drawing/painting/illustrating any kind of inside space, both real and imagined, every day. I also intend to experiment working digitally and incorporating previous work in a collage style, as shown in the first two days’ pieces below.

Overall in March I aim to:

  • Promote my new piano/music tutoring service, and gain some new students
  • Promote my portrait commission service more
  • Finish the current client project I’m working on
  • Do some additional personal projects to fill my portfolio – use Skillshare and new illustration book
  • Register as self-employed and get some proper business things sorted
  • Take a break from YouTube/put less pressure on uploading regularly for now
  • Celebrate the official start of Spring!? (even though there is still snow everywhere!)

I was considering starting an email newsletter, where I would share monthly news like in this blog post. Would you enjoy reading that? Would you sign up? Let me know!

What were your happy highlights from February, and what are your plans for March? I’d love to hear your story, share it in the comments, or over on Instagram and Facebook.

Speak soon, stay creative sisters!

 

Peace and love,

Rachel x

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 hardest to upload on the same day every week, starting next week on Friday. See you back here then!

In the meantime come and find me over on Instagram and Facebook.

Below is the video description as it appears on my channel:

♥︎ Craft a cute Valentine’s card! Hit play to find out how! ♥︎
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Today I show you how to create a unique watercolour card in five simple steps, which I have summarised below, along with the materials you will need. I hope this video inspires you to create a handmade card for your valentine!

Materials:
☆ Blank square card – 13.5cm squared when folded
☆ Coloured card – 12.4cm squared
☆ Watercolour paper – 10.4cm squared
☆ Greaseproof/non-stick paper – approx. 10cm squared
☆ Masking Tape
☆ Scissors
☆ Pencil
☆ Watercolour paint, brush and water
☆ Double sided tape/glue

Method:
1. Stick masking tape to non-stick paper, draw hearts on to the masking tape and cut out.
2. Arrange and stick masking tape hearts onto watercolour paper.
3. Build up layers of watercolour paint on the watercolour paper.
4. Let dry completely, then remove all masking tape.
5. Assemble the card with tape or glue.

Check out this playlist for all my craft tutorials: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLstnzXE4MVTQuJZLpCnLESrWvlJKfvmVe

 

Thanks for watching, feel free to ask any questions in the comments or just say hi! Remember to check out my links below ☺︎

✿ Peace and love ✿
Rachel x
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☆ My links ☆

♥︎ Etsy shop: https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/SunraySister
♥︎ Portfolio & blog: https://sunraysister.wordpress.com/
♥︎ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sunraysister/
♥︎ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sunraysister/
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☆ Music ☆

♥︎ ‘Old Vienna’ by Endless Love
♥︎ ‘New Land’ by ALBIS
From YouTube Audio Library: https://www.youtube.com/audiolibrary/music
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Stay creative sisters!

 

Peace and love,

Rachel x

Origami Pen Pal Letter Tutorial for Valentine’s Day ~ Sunray Sister

Hello,

Today I published a new video on my YouTube channel, check it out below or head straight to my channel for more creative fun!

here is the video description as it appears on my channel:

☆ Send some creative love via snail mail! ☆ Click play to find out how… ♥︎
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In today’s video I show you how to make a cute origami heart, and then I share some crafty ideas for using your hearts in a fun and creative pen-pal letter!

I hope this video inspires you to get crafting and send something a bit different in the mail. Let me know if you try it out, I’d love to see your interpretation. Find me via my links below!

Check out all my other craft projects in this handy playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLstnzXE4MVTQuJZLpCnLESrWvlJKfvmVe

 

Thanks for watching, feel free to ask any questions in the comments or just say hi! ☺︎

✿ Peace and love ✿
Rachel x
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☆ My links ☆

♥︎ Etsy shop: https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/SunraySister
♥︎ Portfolio & blog: https://sunraysister.wordpress.com/
♥︎ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sunraysister/
♥︎ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sunraysister/
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☆ Music ☆

♥︎ ‘Water Lily’ by The 126ers
♥︎ ‘Lonesome Star’ by Unicorn Heads
From YouTube Audio Library: https://www.youtube.com/audiolibrary/music
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Peace and love,

Rachel x

January 2018 Happy Highlights and February’s 365 theme ~ Sunray Sister

Hello,

The first month of 2018 has come and gone, and at this time I like to look back on the past few weeks and consider what made me smile and what I achieved; my happy highlights!

In January I…

  1. Took part in Yoga with Adriene’s 30 day yoga challenge ‘True’ on YouTube. She is the best!
  2. Went to see Star Wars at the cinema with Fraz, followed by delicious vegan pizza at Klay in Hanley.
  3. Enjoyed a video call to my mum & dad! The first of many I hope!
  4. Went on some quick walks up to Lowe Hill for fresh air; trying to make this a daily habit.
  5. Started making a junk journal from a vintage book and some random, pretty, scrap papers. When it’s finished I will use it as a visual diary/journal/experiment space, and will share a YouTube tutorial for it too!
  6. Created and uploaded THREE videos: an ‘Inspiration Wall’ tutorial, a two month sketchbook tour and my portrait service announcement! Watch them all on my YouTube channel.
  7. Started volunteering at a local charity shop – whilst I continue my part-time job hunt – to interact with other human beings and show that I am doing ‘something’.
  8. Observed the snow falling again! It is so peaceful and magical.
  9. Ate delicious homemade vegan pizza. Thanks Alison!
  10. Went on a family day out to Carsington Water – my first time there.
  11. Launched my portrait commission service on my Etsy shop.
  12. Submitted an illustration to the open call for Flow magazine’s 2019 calendar! Fingers and toes crossed!!!
  13. Completed another month of my 365 day art challenge – possibly the best so far!? I loved using watercolour, and feel like my work developed/improved a lot.

 

Below is my new visual for the fourth month of my 365 day art challenge! The new theme for February is patterns. After enjoying watercolours in January, I plan to focus on using this medium by going back to basics and turning some key techniques into fun and colourful patterns.

Follow my daily progress on Instagram and Facebook.

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Stay creative sisters!

 

Peace and love,

Rachel x

Inspiration Wall ~ Sunray Sister YouTube Video

Hello!

I have a new YouTube video to share with you all! And it is my first one of 2018!!!

Here is the video description written out as it appears on my channel:


☞ Hello! ♥︎ It’s Rachel here with my first video of 2018!!! ☺︎ all info and links below! ☆
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✿ In today’s video I show you how to turn a boring, blank wall into a beautiful, inspiring collage! ✿

I have written out the steps below, and included as many of the image sources as possible. Also check out the links to my portfolio, shop & social media profiles!

Thanks for watching! ☺︎

Peace and love,
Rachel x
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☆ Steps ☆

1. Choose a playlist, or podcast (I was listening to ‘Hashtag Authentic’ from Me & Orla – https://meandorla.co.uk/hashtagauthentic/)
2. Gather your inspirational material
3. Select a sticking method
4. Find a blank wall
5. Start arranging everything!
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☆ My links ☆

♥︎ Portfolio & blog: https://sunraysister.wordpress.com/
♥︎ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sunraysister/
♥︎ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sunraysister/

I also have an Etsy shop!
♥︎ https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/SunraySister
♥︎ Video about my shop: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxxbtkGjVuI&t=439s
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☆ Artists & image sources ☆
(from left to right, top to bottom)

♥︎ Fairy painting – ‘Titania’ by John Simmons
♥︎ Black & white sun & girl – unknown for Lionheart magazine
♥︎ B&w circle image – unknown
♥︎ B&w, and colour detailed illustrations – Brittany Davies
♥︎ Long artwork from ‘Shallow Bed’ album by Dry The River
♥︎ Long card with rabbits – Mark Hearld
♥︎ Colour penguin & bunny postcard – unknown (possibly Japanese?)
♥︎ Vintage b&w postcard – ‘La Primavera’ by Botticelli
♥︎ Balloon & bike photo – Dara Scully from Oh Comely magazine
♥︎ 3 pastel watercolour girls – And Smile Studio
♥︎ Fairy, head, mushroom & flowers illustration – Marie Gardeski/Imaginary Animal for Oh Comely magazine
♥︎ Flower photo – unknown
♥︎ ‘I’m Ok’ blue illustration – Naoshi for Lucky Dip Club
♥︎ Purple fairy queen postcard – ‘Queen of the Night’ by Susan Anderson
♥︎ ‘Today Is Going to be Awesome’ quote poster – Becki Clark for In The Moment magazine
♥︎ Dark tree and white circles photo – Richard Long
♥︎ Pottery piece photo – cut out from Oh Comely magazine
♥︎ Staffordshire postcard
♥︎ Peak District postcard
♥︎ Kikki’s Delivery Service Studio Ghibli postcard
♥︎ Urban map illustration – unknown from Oh Comely magazine
♥︎ Trees & lake illustration – Bon Iver poster, by Gregory Euclide
♥︎ ‘I think you are really nice’ dog (business card) – Nikki Miles
♥︎ ‘Have a lovely day’ (business card) – And Smile Studio
♥︎ ‘A little magic’ quote card – Kikki.K cute paper lovers book
♥︎ Horses card – Mark Hearld
♥︎ Ceramic baby with flower (business card) – David William Sampson
♥︎ Lion mini card – Nikki Miles
♥︎ ‘Do your thing’ marbled mini card – Pup Tart
♥︎ Circle maps illustration – Katie Green
♥︎ Purple embroidered fabric – my own work
♥︎ Ikigai floral poster – Holly McCulloch for In The Moment magazine
♥︎ Girl reading poster – Yelena Bryksenkova (LOVE her work!)
♥︎ Sunflower girl photo – Julia Aumann for Oh Comely magazine
♥︎ Mini cat cut-out – Kikki.K cute paper lovers book
♥︎ B&w blobs (business card) – Jo Parker
♥︎ 3 mini cards – Annelinde Tempelman for Flow magazine
♥︎ Wizard poster – Adventure Time
♥︎ Large b&w poster from ‘Helplessness Blues’ album by Fleet Foxes
♥︎ ‘You are brilliant & beautiful’ girl image – unknown from an old diary
♥︎ ‘Give yourself time’ scrabble letters – from Mollie Makes magazine
♥︎ ‘Votes for Animals’ rosette – Lush campaign
♥︎ Fabric owls in hand (business card) – Grace Gatley Textiles
♥︎ Abstract landscape (business card) – Liz Salter

Book mentioned at end is ‘Steal Like an Artist’ by Austin Kleon, more on that in the follow up video, out in a couple of months!
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☆ Music ☆

‘Cooperation Road’ by Unicorn Heads
‘New Land’ by ALBIS
Both from YouTube Audio Library
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My finished inspiration wall

Next week I will have another video! Stay tuned. In the meantime keep up to date with my daily art challenge via Instagram and Facebook. Stay creative sisters!

Peace and love,

Rachel x

December Happy Highlights and 365 Day Challenge New Theme! ~ Sunray Sister

Hello and Happy New Year 2018!

Sunray Sister is back on the blog! How are you all? I will be sharing a big 2017 review and 2018 goals post this Sunday, so stay tuned for that.

For now though, I need to do my Happy Highlights for December, AND share the new theme for my 365 day art challenge (which I have already started using over on Instagram).

As you might expect, with three big celebrations in December, last month was jam-packed with goodness. Let’s take a look back over my happy highlights…

  1. Published three new videos: ‘Autumn Favourites’, ‘Opening Letters from Pen-pals’  AND ‘Portrait Drawing Process’! I was really pleased with all of them, and especially happy that I followed through with my schedule. More on that this Sunday!
  2. Wrote to my new pen-pal Mandy. I created a really cute themed package using Stellaire’s printable kit.
  3. My Instagram/art got featured in one of By Bun’s videos (this video to be precise, at 11:50), after using her hashtag ‘by bun art gang’. I was so hysterical when I watched Roxanne talking about my work!!! I love her work so much!
  4. Drew live portraits for the first time at a local Christmas fair. I was so nervous, but the response was great, and I hope to do more in 2018.
  5. It snowed! Lots! Between the 8th-12th there was a magical white blanket over everything. Of course some outdoor fun ensued, and snowboards were involved.
  6. Fraz & I had a lovely dinner at Tom & Rosie’s house, including playtime with Fraz’s niece and nephew.
  7. Painted pictures as gifts for my close family. I was so happy with the results, which has given me a gigantic confidence boost in my artistic abilities! More on that soon!
  8. Visited Bristol, and had long-overdue catch-ups with old friends, and my brother and niece. As well as checking out the Arnolfini’s Grayson Perry exhibition.
  9. Visited Herefordshire, and stayed with my parents, in their lovely house which had been transformed into a winter jungle, complete with huge, natural decorations draped from the ceilings and over the fireplace that my dad made from some garden waste!
  10. Visited Reading to see my grandad, uncle and aunts. We had a lovely meal and catch-up with everyone.
  11. Enjoyed a relaxed Christmas (after a bit of stress, as usual, getting everything ready), including vegan tofu, spinach & cranberry pastry wreath, as well as a walk, presents, TV & snuggles on the sofa!
  12. Visited my grandparents house (near to my parents house), where we enjoyed tea, mince pies and more catching-up, plus a quick walk to clear out the Christmas fog.
  13. It was my birthday on the 27th! One of my sisters visited and we all went on a lovely long walk, involving lots of selfies!
  14. Returned to the north and straight into a huge family meal with 11 around the table, plus the newest addition to the family, Alexa…!
  15. Rearranged some furniture in the lull between Christmas and New Year. I moved my desk to a new position by the window, which feels awesome! I also changed my dressing table in the bedroom, so my small jewellery collection is on display, rather than hidden in a drawer.
  16. Visited Nottingham for New Year’s eve with Fraz’s friends, featuring board games and cards into the early hours of New Year’s day!

Woaaaaaaaah-eeeee, so many great things! No wonder I had a rather slow and sleepy start to the new year.

Before I go, here is the image for January’s theme of OBJECTS. In case you missed it, I started a 365 day art challenge in November. To make 12 months a little easier to digest, I set myself a theme for each month (you can find them all in the second image below).

I share my art everyday on Instagram and Facebook. If you would like to join in, simply create an image in response to the theme, use my hashtags #sunraysister365 & #sunraysisterobjects, and tag me @SunraySister, so I can see your work!

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See you again this Sunday for that 2017 review and 2018 goals post I mentioned. Stay creative sisters!

 

Peace and love,

Rachel x

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 the future.

This is my last YouTube upload for 2017, so I hope you have a peaceful and joyful few weeks. I will have lots more videos next year, kicking off in January with another first for my channel… stay tuned!

In the meantime, you can continue to follow my 365 day challenge here on the blog, or on Instagram and Facebook. See you soon sisters 🙂

 

Peace and love,

Rachel x

Opening Pen Pal Letters ~ Sunray Sister YouTube

Hello!

Yes, I made it to three videos in three weeks! I’m back on track and feeling good. Check out my latest YouTube video below. 

This week I am sharing a few glimpses of what I received from two of my pen pals. Hope you enjoy!

 

Peace and love,

Rachel x