52 Weeks of Nature Art | Nature Inspired Art Project for 2016!

Blog posts of my progress so far below!

Creatively Honoring the Season

Can you feel the new season? In the northern hemisphere, autumn is well and truly on its way. Even in Spain, I can see the leaves changing and our mornings have that fresh crispness to the air that tells me that cooler days are on their way. Above: Autumn leaves...

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Join me for Inktober! Draw Botanical Motifs and Mandalas!

Starting on 1 October, I am embarking on the month long Inktober daily practice! Every October, artists all over the world take on the Inktober daily drawing challenge by doing one ink drawing a day the entire month. It is a great way to improve drawing and inky...

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Your FREE Creative Learning Portal is LIVE!

Oh my goodness, I am so happy to let you know that my Class Portal is officially Live! Woohoo! Below is a little peek into what it looks like and you can visit the Class Portal HERE to get acquainted. Read on to find out how to get access to the *NEW* FREE Creative...

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New mini class coming and 100 days of…….

New mini online class coming 7 April! April is fast approaching and I have a couple of exciting things coming up that I would love to share with you. Firstly, I decided on the book cover! YAY! Below is a peek of the whole front and back cover. It was a tough decision,...

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Facebook Live Replay and Free Creative Healers Summit

I also hosted my very first Facebook Live last weekend and although I felt nervous initially, I absolutely LOVED connecting with people on the call. I will be scheduling some more in mid-April when I open pre-sale, as I cannot wait to show you inside the book! The...

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🌿 Book Update and Exciting things coming 🌿

How are you? I hope you've had a great week and have some fun planned for the weekend! I am sending over this short and sweet email today as there are lots of exciting things going on over here and I thought I would send a little update! 🙂 My book project is in the...

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How to Create a Visionboard 2018

Hello! Every January in-between the NEW & FULL MOON, without fail, you will find me creating a visionboard for the year ahead. I would usually plan this to coincide after the new moon and before the full moon in the "Big Dreams, Small Wonders" online class and host an...

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Hello from Bali and Finding my Creative Flow

Greetings from Beautiful Bali, where I am on a 'personal retreat' to enjoy vacation time and create space to write content for my 'Botanical Mandalas' book. A perfect place to contemplate, fill my days with moments in nature and take time to simply be. 🙂 I am so...

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The Universal Om {Nature Poem}

  Hello from Bali, where I am writing my book and enjoying some time in nature.   Below is a little nature poem I wrote yesterday after I took the photo of the leaf above. I hope it brings a smile or reflective moment to your day.   The Universal Om   In this quiet...

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Art Submission Invitation: Botanical Mandalas Book

Who is this art submission open to? Currently, I am opening this up to students of my mandala classes, so you may have taken only 1 class or all 3 in the bundled offering. Maybe you took my original class that was a 5 week offering. I am also offering to artists who...

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Registration is OPEN! Online Creative Retreat

  I am so excited to have been invited to join 15 other wonderful artists to host a FREE online Creative Retreat in July. YES! This online event is free and registration is open HERE! Each day you will have access to 8 plus lessons from a range of amazing artists and...

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How to Create a Visionboard 2017

Hello! Every January in-between the NEW & FULL MOON, without fail, you will find me creating a visionboard for the year ahead. I would usually plan this to coincide after the new moon and before the full moon in the "Big Dreams, Small Wonders" online class and host an...

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The first twelve days and setting an intention for 2017

In my previous blog post, I mentioned how I wanted to ease into the year, slow down and spend time focusing on gratitude. We are on day 3 of the 30 Days of Gratitude email program and already I feel a calmness in my day as I am spending the first hour working through...

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These Quiet Moments and 30 Days of Gratitude

Hello dear friend. I hope you had a wonderful festive holiday and ready to embrace 2017. I arrived back in Spain after spending a lovely time in the UK with family and friends and have been soaking back into my morning ritual of going down to the beach at sunrise. It...

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A Festive Wish and free Joy to the World Coloring page

Hello! I just wanted to pop in to wish you all a wonderful festive season, no matter where you in the world this year. I am visiting family and friends in the UK and just finished decorating the tree with my mum. (A little late this year!). My Christmas wish from me...

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2017 = Your Amazing Year! and Free Visual Planner download

If you have been following my blog and newsletters for a while, you may already know that I believe in the universe. 🙂 I believe it is listening to us everyday and conspiring to deliver what our heart desires, which is a beautiful balance between what we want and...

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The Beauty of Macro {sneak peek into my new class}

Hi everyone, this is a brand new class! And I am very excited about it. I have been exploring tiny worlds in nature through my macro lens and would love to invite you to join me in my newest class - Macro Art We will create beautiful mini pieces of art inspired by...

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Published! Indigo Colour Stories in MOYO Magazine

I am so pleased to see another of my “colour stories” articles featured in the beautiful MOYO Magazine. This issue is all about mystical Indigo. You can find the article {on pages 68, 69, 70 & 71 HERE} Enjoy. MOYO Magazine is free to download! Download your copy...

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Join me for the Nature Trail Sketchbook class

A new season is here and I am keen to dive into a new seasonal sketchbook! I have been recording new videos for my 'Nature Trail Sketchbook' class that starts on 26 September and surrounding myself with some beautiful burgundy reds, mustard yellows and chocolate...

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100 days of painting and precious moments in nature

Well hello! 🙂 {When I started writing this post, I had no idea it would morph into a longer read, so if you would like to read more about what is behind my new painting series, grab a drink and thank you for sticking around reading for the next few minutes…..} A few...

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10 Reasons to Keep a Sketchbook

Do you keep a sketchbook? If you are an artist or someone who is looking to practice your drawing skills and flex your creative muscles, keeping a sketchbook is a great way to develop and grow. Drawing in a sketchbook frequently will certainly build confidence with...

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This Sacred Land (poem from Ghost Ranch)

I recently spent an amazing couple of weeks at Ghost Ranch in New Mexico and part of the "Call of the Wild Soul retreat" Above is one one of my paintings inspired by the majestic and magical landscape and below a poem inspired by my time there. Majestic red mountains...

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Mandala Book Publishing news {and a little story}

  I can't quite believe it, but the Mandala book I co-authored is about to hit the book stores (3 weeks today, to be precise!) Woohoo! I have to admit, I have been thinking about writing and publishing my own Mixed Media Mandala book, since I started offering mandala...

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How to Create a Vision Board – 2016

Hello! Every January in-between the NEW & FULL MOON, without fail, you will find me creating a visionboard for the year ahead. I would usually plan this to coincide after the new moon and before the full moon in the "Big Dreams, Small Wonders" online class and host an...

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Oh My! A Year of Nature Art – an invitation to join me

Well! I am soooo excited about a new year long project I am embarking on, and I must admit a little apprehensive at the same time. After completing the 100 days of Mandala project in 2015, I reflected on some of the 10 lessons learnt and have been itching to dive deep...

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I am embarking on a wonderful new ‘year long’ project to explore and create more art focusing on the beauty of nature. I will post prompts and any artwork on our Facebook group here and updates to this page as the year progresses. YAY! If you would like to join in, below are the themes I plan to focus on for the next month. {please note – these may change}

I plan to focus on a subject each week and will be posting primarily on Instagram using the hashtag #52weeksofnatureart (also on my Facebook art page) If you would like to join in, I would love to see your photos, drawings and art! Here is my invitation to you.

OCTOBER

Week 40: Fallen Leaves {3 October)
Week 41: Pinecone {10 Oct}
Week 42: Autumn Colors{17 Oct}
Week 43: Pumpkins {24 Oct}
Week 44: Poppy {31 Oct}

NOVEMBER

Week 45: Tree Trunks {7 Nov}
Week 46: Acorns and Chestnuts {14 Nov}
Week 47: Robin Redbreast {21 Nov}
Week 48: Spider Webs {28 Nov}

DECEMBER

Week 49: Winter Berries {5 Dec}
Week 50: Snowflakes {12 Dec}
Week 51: Holly {19 Dec}
Week 52: Poinsettia {26 Dec}

JANUARY

Week 1: Leaves {see review here} Week 2: Wood {see review here} Week 3: Succulents {see review here} Week 4: Pods {see review here}

FEBRUARY – From the Beach

Week 5: Shells  {see review here} Week 6: Stones {starts Monday 8 February} Week 7: Seaweed {starts Monday 15 February} Week 8: Starfish {starts Monday 21 February} 9: Sea urchins (28 February)

MARCH

Week 10: Buds {7 March}, Week 11: Blossom {14 March} Week 12: Magnolia {21 March}, Week 13: Daffodils {28 March}

APRIL

Week 14: Tulips {4 April}, Week 15: Hyacinth {11 April} Week 16: Peonies {18 April}, Week 17: Spring Bouquets {25 April}, 

MAY

Week 18: Feathers {2 May}, Week 19: Cactus {9 May} Week 20: Palm trees {16 May}, Week 21: Mountains {23 May}, Week 22: Big Sky {30 May}

JUNE

Week 23: Roses {6 June}, Week 24: Hibiscus {13 June} Week 25: Bird of Paradise {20 June}, Week 26: Dahlia {27 June}

JULY

Week 27:  Butterflies {4 July}, Week 28: Lady birds/bugs {11 July} Week 29: Seagulls {18 July}, Week 30: Fish {25 July}

AUGUST

Week 31: Wisteria {1 August}, Week 32: Sweet pea {8 August} Week 33: Bougainvillea {15 August}, Week 34: daisies {22 August}, Week 35: wild flowers {29 August}

SEPTEMBER

Week 36: the sea {5 September}, Week 37: the moon {12 September} Week 38: the sun {19 September}, Week 39: the stars {26 September}