Failures Count. I know, I’ve endured hundreds of them. This post warms the cockles & reminds us that there is success in failure. In ‘failing’ we find the golden nuggets of what didn’t work - paving the way for what absolutely does.Read More
It’s time to share with you a journey that I’ve been on for sometime now. As you know, I’m super-interested in your creativity – and that doesn’t just mean drawing & painting. Do you have a book on the go? A song in your head that needs outing but you can’t seem to make it happen? Let’s work together.Read More
Friends, confusion is rife, it’s January and frankly it’s all a bit shit. Forgive the swearing but it’s uncertainty is not our friend in the short term. So, my post here is about bringing our own personal world a little bit closer, drawing your emotional curtains and having some time out to do something you might not usually do.Read More
Teenagers and drawing, it all begins to drop off at this age. The freedom our children once enjoyed via exploratory drawing begins to wane about 10 – 12yrs old, it’s natural but it’s also a shame. Is your teenager still creating? If not, here are some tips to stimulate them into action.Read More
This coming Sunday, I’m going to be at Top Drawer interviewing an exhibitor from the ‘Spotted Sector’. It’s a half-hour slot where I’ll be talking with one of the exhibitors and finding out about her work story. The questions I’ll be asking are: How do you decide on a niche? Is it possible to combine all your passions into one brand and be successful? This post gives my thoughts on both, pre interview.Read More
This morning I took my dog for a walk over Suffolk Heath, a place close to my heart. After school holidays and winter bugs have dictated life indoors for a number of weeks, getting outside ALONE is precious. This post is all about the benefits of downing tools and getting outside for 30 mins.Read More
The power of keeping ideas tucked away for years to come.
Today (and yesterday) a new idea for a collection of drawings came together, solidifying into a tangible idea for a new collection of work. Who knew?Read More