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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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Free Mandala Coloring pages – Mandala #4

Hello and welcome to #4 in the series of 5 coloring mandala pages. If you are already signed up here, please check your email as our first mandala coloring page has been sent out! If would like to download the free coloring page that accompanies this post and video,...

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Mandala Class Student Interview: Ineke Jansma

I am so pleased to share a little showcase with Ineke Jansma from the Netherlands who joined one of my Mixed Media Mandala classes. What kind of mandalas have you explored before? Not so much. I like mandala’s and have a lot of mandala-books. Sometimes I have tried to...

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Mandala Class Student Interview: Rosalina Bojadschijew

Today, I am so pleased to share a little showcase with Rosalina Bojadschijew who joined one of my Mixed Media Mandala classes. *** What kind of mandalas have you explored before? Before the mandala class I did not know too much about mandalas. I think I may have...

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Mandala Class Student Interview: Karla Henderson

Today, I am so pleased to share a little showcase with Karla Henderson who joined one of my Mixed Media Mandala classes. What kind of mandalas have you explored before? Louise’s course on mandalas was my introduction to making that form of art. I had always only...

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Mandala Class Student Interview: Christine Pateros

Today, I am so pleased to share a little showcase with Christine Pateros who joined one of my Mixed Media Mandala classes. *** What kind of mandalas have you explored before? Tibetan in sand, despacho ceremonies from Andean culture for healing with plants. Study of...

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Mandala Class Student Interview: Lydia Eloff

Today, I am so pleased to share a little showcase with Lydia Eloff who joined one of my Mixed Media Mandala classes this year. What kind of mandalas have you explored before? I was mostly drawing mandalas with ink and coloring them with colored pencils. What is it you...

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10 lessons from the 100 days of mandalas project

When I embarked on the 100 Days of Mandalas, I had no idea of the journey ahead. We were in the final week of my online class "Mixed Media Mandalas" and one of my lovely participants Rosalina Bojadschijew decided she wanted to continue her mandala journey and do 100...

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100 Days of Mandalas – Days 91-100

YAY! I did it! 100 Mixed Media Mandalas. If you are just finding these posts, information and a gallery of all of the 100 mandalas can be found over here - 100 days of Mandalas. 🙂 Days 91-100 of 100 days of mandalas Materials: Basic compass, pencil and eraser...

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100 Days of Mandalas – Days 81-90

Hi everyone, welcome to my series on creating Mixed Media Mandalas over a 100 days. If you are just finding these posts, information can be found over here - 100 days of Mandalas. 🙂 Days 81-90 of 100 days of mandalas Materials: Basic compass, pencil and eraser...

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100 Days of Mandalas – Days 71-80

Hi everyone, welcome to my series on creating Mixed Media Mandalas over a 100 days. If you are just finding these posts, information can be found over here - 100 days of Mandalas. 🙂 Days 71-80 of 100 days of mandalas Materials: Basic compass, pencil and eraser...

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100 Days of Mandalas – Days 61-70

Hi everyone, welcome to my series on creating Mixed Media Mandalas over a 100 days. If you are just finding these posts, information can be found over here - 100 days of Mandalas. 🙂 Days 61-70 of 100 days of mandalas Materials: Basic compass, pencil and eraser...

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100 Days of Mandalas – Days 51-60

Hi everyone, welcome to my series on creating Mixed Media Mandalas over a 100 days. If you are just finding these posts, information can be found over here - 100 days of Mandalas. 🙂 Days 51-60 of 100 days of mandalas Materials: Basic compass, pencil and eraser...

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100 Days of Mandalas – Days 40-50

Hi everyone, welcome to my series on creating Mixed Media Mandalas over a 100 days. If you are just finding these posts, information can be found over here - 100 days of Mandalas. 🙂 Days 40-50 of 100 days of mandalas Materials: Basic compass, pencil and eraser...

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100 Days of Mandalas – Days 30-39

Hi everyone, welcome to my series on creating Mixed Media Mandalas over a 100 days. If you are just finding these posts, information can be found over here - 100 days of Mandalas. 🙂 Days 30-39 of 100 days of mandalas     Materials: Basic compass, pencil...

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100 Days of Mandalas – Days 20-29

Hi everyone, welcome to my series on creating Mixed Media Mandalas over a 100 days. If you are just finding these posts, information can be found over here - 100 days of Mandalas. 🙂 Days 20-29 of 100 days of mandalas   Materials: Basic compass, pencil and...

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100 Days of mandalas – Day 7

Hi everyone, welcome to my series on creating Mixed Media Mandalas over a 100 days. If you are just finding these posts, information can be found over here - 100 days of Mandalas. 🙂 Day 7 of 100 days of mandalas Materials: Basic compass, pencil and eraser 150-300...

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Bali Inspired Nature Mandalas

Ahhhh Bali - it has been wonderful to transport myself back to this magical place this last week or so as I have been revisiting my sketchbooks and nature drawings. If we are connected on Facebook and Instagram, you may have seen some designs pop up inspired by my...

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Mandala Class Student Interview: Fiona Fieldhouse

Today, I am so pleased to share a mandala student interview with Fiona Fieldhouse who joined  my Mixed Media Mandala class in 2014. What kind of mandalas have you explored before? None really, but whenever i doodle I tend to draw circles and flowers, so I suppose the...

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Mandala Class Student Interview: Ilene Price

Today, I am so pleased to share a mandala student interview with Ilene Price who joined  my Mixed Media Mandala class in 2014. What kind of mandalas have you explored before? Mostly free form doodling. From that I began to paint them with watercolors. What is it you...

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Mandala Art Class Student Interview: Wini Dougall

Today, I am so pleased to share a mandala student interview with the wonderful Wini Dougall who joined us in my Mixed Media Mandala class in 2014. Mandala Art Class Student Interview What kind of mandalas have you explored before? Hand drawn and hand painted mandalas,...

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Mandala Class Student Interview: Barbara Crompton

Here is the first in a series of lovely interviews with my Mandala class participants. I am so pleased to showcase their work and hope you will gain some insight into their approach to mandala making and into the online class I run. So today, our lovely interview is...

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Succulent party {#MondayMandala}

This week, I decided the succulents I was inspired by last week needed a little party! So I drew them snuggling together in their own little world. I started off by drawing out each lovely shape with my trusty black pen. Then simply colored in my drawing with...

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Handmade heART notes

Last Valentine's, I decided to make and send some love notes to my nearest and dearest. I had a wonderful time gathering together my handmade paper stash, craft materials and spending a rainy stormy afternoon, creating from the heart. Here are step by steps on making...

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Louise_profileHi, I'm Louise and thank you so much for visiting me here. I am a mixed media artist, who loves color, nature & positive energy, living my passion daily.

Here, you will find blog posts about my own creative journey, resources & tools to help you dream, be inspired and create!

I specialize in:

* Creative Workshops * Nature art *Mandalas * Color & energy

I am so thrilled be a teacher in LifeBook 2018!

I am so thrilled be a teacher in LifeBook 2018!

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