Your time is now

Its time to begin, your time in now

It’s time to begin. Your time is now. Breath in. Deeply. Feel the air fill your lungs and realise you are full of life, energy and possibility. Create your dream. Make it real. Make it happen. I believe in you.  

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Illustration Friday and Art Journal Progress

A very quick sketch for Illustration Friday this week! The weekly topic is shy. A cartoon of a girl peeping over a wall sprung to mind. Here she is: I’ve also begun making a new art journal this week. I’m filling it with some great papers I have in my art boxes and painting the pages ready…

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Illustration Friday: Haunt

This week’s Illustration Friday topic is “Haunt,” a Halloween theme! I’m submitting this sketch I did a few years ago of a mysterious character from a computer game called Loom. Loom was amazing! This is a screen shot from the game and the original character.  

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Lost in the Internet as an Artist

Keri Smith is one of my favourite authors.  She wrote a list about “how to feel miserable as an artist.” (Words by Keri Smith and design by Reavel) I wanted to add to this list: Feeling lost in the internet as an artist When you start visiting other artist’s websites it’s so easy to think what’s…

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Keep Believing in Yourself and Your Dreams

I wanted to share with you this beautiful reminder that I keep on my wall by Jason Blume about believing in yourself and your dreams. “Every goal that has ever been reached began with just one step – and the belief that it could be attained. Dreams really can come true but they are most…

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Twitter Art Exhibit

I’ve been a member of twitter for a few years but have only just started using it properly in the past couple of months (follow me). It wasn’t long before I discovered The Twitter Art Exhibit. I love taking part in art events and this is also for a really good cause so I had…

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Burning Sky

This week’s Illustration Friday topic is Sky. I’ve always wanted to take part in the weekly challenge on this site so I’m really excited to be submitting to my first piece of art. There’s a new topic each week and artist’s all over the world send in their artwork. So here’s my first submission, my…

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Trees are Massive!

I took my daughter on a lovely autumnal walk today. The leaves were so crisp. The air fresh and cool. The sheer delight on her face and laughter in surprise when she saw each tree above her as we moved through some woods was an absolute joy. It reminded me that very often the simple…

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Teapots, Tags and Owls

I’ve had a really creative day today! A pot of tea I went to a cafe alone. It was great to have some time to reflect and enjoy some peace and quiet after a busy week looking after Jenny, my 4-month-old baby. I’ve decided to get myself a teapot. I love tea and I love…

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3 ways to get your photos OUT!

Do you often take lots of photos on your phone or camera but never do anything with them? It’s time to let those photos out! I use an iPhone for my camera and it contains about 400 photos, all of which are stuck inside it. I decided I’m going to look into ways I can…

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