Other Arty Stuff!!


Dear friends, thanks for joining our first Creative Webinar Chat. This is the video from today's webinar, and will only be available to you for 48 hours and it will be closed. This project will be used in our online courses for porcelain painting in the coming weeks In that course I will share my techniques on: 1) Exactly how to stylize flowers so that you can learn to create your own designs. 2) Creating contemporary porcelain...

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What is new for 2012?


Posted By on Jan 12, 2012

Hi everyone, I'm sorry that I haven't been posting much in the New Year for 2012, but I've been really busy planning for my art exhibition in St Petersburg Russia for May.(yes, I'm going back!)..and I'm also teaching a Masterclass there too.  I'm also booking in other venues where I'm teaching masterclasses and seminars for this year too, and trying to juggle my return to full time work as a high school teacher, my business and life...

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Check out my current tutorial  for silk ribbon roses on a hand painted background featured in the Fall 2011 edition of Creative Vintage Charm Magazine...you can buy it online from Magcloud Thanks Sonia for the opportunity to write for your beautiful magazine, I had a lot of fun putting together this tutorial on organza and silk ribbon roses on a handpainted background.    ...

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Delicious cakes on my trip to St Petersburg...need I say more????             I haven't had a chance to eat lots of cakes, but I've tried to take photos, while eating as much as I could.  I'm not too scared of  the calories because I've been  walking everywhere...my feet are so blistered and sore!  Which is why I needed to buy new boots here- honest! My new boots are flat, instead of high heels    ...

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Keeping you all up to date!


Posted By on Jun 22, 2011

Hi everyone, sorry I haven't been posting as regularly as I do, but I've been busy with lots of new adventures in my crazy, creative life... Finally, my daughter has moved into her bedroom, and it's all finished now, here is a quick photo:                                                                            Her wardrobes are finished and I can finally hang her dresses and coats and other gorgeous things, and everything now has a...

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Weekly Inspiration in a fantasy


Posted By on May 30, 2011

The wonderful thing about artists, is that there are so many of us 😉 , and that there are so many of us who express their world and thinking in so many different ways which are truly inspirational.  This week's inspiration is by English Fantasy artist and sculpture Josephine Wall.    When I saw this painting by Josephine Wall (b. 1947), it intrigued me and took me to another place, through her carefully constructed composition. Here...

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