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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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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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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 […]

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Free poison dart frogs colouring sheet

To celebrate the release of my three poison dart frog print designs, I’m giving away this free printable colouring sheet. Great for little and big kids alike, the colouring sheet features three different poison dart frogs – a blessed poison frog, a blue poison Kevin frog and a bumblebee poison frog. You can base the […]

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May Art Fair

I’m delighted to be part of the May Art Fair on Saturday 11 May at The Southville Centre. Hosted by BS3 Community, the event will feature more than 30 artists, performers and makers – it’s going to be a fabulously creative day! This will be my first market of 2019 and I cannot wait. I’m […]

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2019: a year in prints

This year I’ve set myself a challenge. I feel like that statement needs some context. Traditionally I’m not very good at achieving the goals I set myself. This is probably because they’ve been totally unrealistic, but also because I’ve fallen into the trap of setting goals for things I feel I should do rather than […]