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5 Reasons to Learn Art Online

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5 Reasons to Learn Art Online

You have that urge to create. An inner desire to paint your heart out, express yourself, to be free and to escape to the world of colour. A brand new set of watercolour paints sits on your shelf. Your husband gifted it to you about 2 years ago but you've not found the time and the mental space to crack them open and give them a go. Well, now is the time to do so... because...

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5 Ways to Carve Out Arty Me Time

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5 Ways to Carve Out Arty Me Time

I cracked the code. I worked out how to prioritise myself and my children at the same time. How to meet both their needs and mine. How to get that see-saw to balance nicely in the middle so that everyone's cup was full. It makes for a happy family, a happy life. In this post, I share with you my top 5 ideas.

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Why You Should Listen To Your Creative Urge

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Why You Should Listen To Your Creative Urge

I completely understood what they were talking about. I'd been in the same position, feeling like I was too time poor, feeling like artmaking was indulgent, feeling like my art had to have a functional purpose (to decorate my walls) and couldn't simply be for my own personal enjoyment, growth and happiness.

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How To Make Beautiful Handmade Watercolour Greeting Cards

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How To Make Beautiful Handmade Watercolour Greeting Cards

Just last week I taught a beautiful group of women how to make their own watercolour Christmas cards. It was a face to face workshop that featured as their end of year celebration and I was grinning from ear to ear as I guided them through their art experience. This week I have for you three ideas for gorgeous greeting cards that you too can make at home. The ideas have a Christmas theme but can very easily be adapted for other occasions by changing the colour schemes...

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