Studio Diary

The First 50 Days

I realised early on in the 100 day project that doing a post everyday was a little ambitious! I have been working in an A5 sketchbook and posting everyday on Instagram Stories then sharing to Highlights so you can follow my progress without having your feed clogged up! I thought I would update you on Read More

100 Days of Storytelling

Storytelling has always been a huge part of my creative process. I enjoy sharing the moments in nature that lead to my work and the extra time we have had this year has really made me really think about why it is important to me and how I can make that part of my work Read More

Escape Series

During the countrywide lockdown which our country went through from the end of March, the one thing I missed the most was the open spaces that were so limited in our single bout of daily exercise,. Walking in the local park definitely helped but the restrictions weighed heavy and while I watched others use their Read More

Journaling During a Pandemic

If I am honest with you, journaling has always seem a twee to me and perhaps a little self indulgent. I thought it would make me feel self-conscious but I really enjoyed it! I set about recording how I felt with long ranty messages about the things I missed, doodling to keep my mind busy, mark making, using colours, paints, pencils, pens, sticking things in and drawing over them. Read More

Studio Diary- January

I always find January a tricky time of year to get going. It seems such a long time since I worked and while the time spent with family and friends over Christmas is lovely, it leave me in a state of limbo which inevitably leads to inaction. I took part in ACEOs and Tiny Art Read More

Studio Diary-Summer/Autumn 2017

Hmm, so the last few months have been pretty busy and I have not managed to make time for my blog. I have missed writing it so I thought I could spend the next few weeks catching you up on what I have been up to, starting with the work I have created. When visiting the Read More

30 Days Wild

In May I found out about 30 Days Wild which is a challenge organised by The Wildlife Trust that runs through June and attempts to get people engaged with nature, learn lots and get excited by what is around them. As my work is inspired by being outdoors, it seemed to be a brilliant way Read More