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Frequently asked questions (and answers)

I’m taking part in the March Meet the Maker challenge on Instagram and one of the prompts is FAQs. This made me realise that I don’t have a list of FAQs on my website and that seems like bad form. In no particular order, here’s a round up of ten questions people frequently ask me […]

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Lifestyle Small business

8 steps I’m taking to be kinder to the planet

Finding ways to be kinder to the planet is high up on my list of priorities. Especially as so much of my work is inspired by nature and the natural world. Whether it’s minimising waste in my business or changing my habits in daily life, I’m trying to find small steps that I can consistently […]

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Creative process

Experiments with… masking fluid

I’m going to start by saying that I’ve always been scared of using masking fluid. The whole idea of having to finish an entire painting before peeling off some mystery gum stuff that may or may not tear up half of the paper with it. Nope. Not for me thanks. On my quest to be […]

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Experiments with… salt-water-colours

Earlier this month I tried my hand at a painting technique that I’ve been wanting to experiment with for a while using watercolours and salt. Yep, normal eating and cooking salt. You start with a watercolour painting, then sprinkle the salt onto the wet paint and let it dry before brushing off the salt. The […]

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2020 goals

I had such high hopes of bouncing into 2020 full of beans and ready to go. But then the winter lurgy got me and I’ve spent most of the new year under a blanket with a head full of cold. The one thing it has given me is time off, which I’ve spent reflecting on […]

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Getting organised for 2020

Yep, you heard. It’s November 2019 and I’m already thinking about 2020.

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Events

Festive events

It’s a well-known fact that makers start thinking about Christmas in June. Not that it bothers me because I bloody love Christmas. The lights, the tree, the tinsel – even the sprouts! Most of all I love finding the perfect gift for someone and seeing their face when they open it. If like me you’re […]

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Events

Totterdown Front Room Art Trail

This year I’m taking part in the Totterdown Front Room Art Trail – the oldest art trail in Bristol. There are loads of talented artists taking part and I’m super excited to be one of them. You can find me in the Tribe Aisthetica art market on Higham Green along with a whole host of […]

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The Big Draw

I’m really excited to be involved in the Autumn Forests project as part of The Big Draw, an international drawing festival that runs throughout October. I’ll be helping to facilitate some relaxed drop-in art sessions at The Chocolate Quarter in Keynsham. You can come along and be part of an evolving piece of public artwork. […]

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Easton Arts Trail

This year I’ll be taking part in the Easton Arts Trail for the first time. Hosted in venues across Easton, the trail runs over the weekend of Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 June. There are loads of talented Bristol artists taking part and I’m proud as punch to be one of them. You can find […]