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Plenty of petals in this week’s Mandala Monday but will it be pencils, pens or paints for your calming colouring … ?

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Occasionally, in this creative life, someone comes along that single-handedly reignites your passion for creativity and inspires you to go out and explore more, without even knowing it.

This week I was able to get a Worldwide Wednesday feature written up about one of those inspirational people.

His name is Rory Walker and he is an amazingly talented illustrator from Bristol who’s style you may already be familiar with as he has provided illustrations for a number of major brands around the world. Continue Reading…

Spring isn’t too far away so I thought that we’d get into some floral Mandalas to set our minds towards the future. Ready?

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As the beginner Scan N Cut workshops will be coming to an end with the workshop in Bournemouth in April, I have been working on the next step in these popular learning experiences.

Feedback from previous workshops has been wide and varied but the common factor was that you were interested in taking things further and going beyond the basics in a project-based workshop.

For this reason, I have put together what I believe will be four fun projects that will help you when working with different materials and also to get more out of the Scan N Cut machine and also Canvas Workspace.

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Welcome to another in the Worldwide Wednesday series of blog posts that seeks out creative talent from around the world and share it with you via probing questions and revealing answers.

Some of you may already be familiar with my guest and some may not. In either case, I was beyond excited when she agreed to take part as I have been an admirer of her work for some time.

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Big open spaces for you to try out some colour shading are part of this week’s Mandala Monday.

Time to get the kettle on … yes?

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Hallo you. Been a while since I last did a Worldwide Wednesday blog post so I wanted to try and explore more talent from around the world this year and the first person that I would like to introduce you to is a very talented artist from Cornwall in England.

Her name is Alice Hole, so, if you have your mug/brew ready, let me introduce you to Alice.

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