Tag: Art

Listen for the whispers…

Inspired by Oprah’s podcast on ‘life first speaks to you in a whisper’, I’ve been examining all those little nudges and sometimes more from the universe that are the tell-tale signs we could listen to, to help guide us in the right direction

Permission to play, with newspaper, teabags and possibly a feather

A key skill of any creative is to be resourceful, especially when right now buying art materials may not be at the top of your list. Instead release your inner artist by using anything and everything you can find around the house to create truly unique pieces of art. You have full permission to play and experiment, it’s going to be fun!

Leaping out of my comfort zone!

Just popping in to let you know that my weekly Instagram lives via @psychologiesmagazine start tomorrow! Have a read to find out all about it! xx

Practice makes progress, how to let go of perfection

How to ditch the burden of perfectionism and instead go with practice for progress – the vital ingredient to keep you moving along and enjoying the process

The difference between physical and creative hobbies and do you feel guilty or not-guilty?

This week I’m delving deep into how we perceive and feel about different hobbies and what type we’d choose if we absolutely had to! It’s an interesting conversation…

What’s the occasion? How to make the most of it!

How different occasions can give you a new creative direction and help you think up some great new ideas and designs…

How Photography can lead to creative joy

  Last week I dared myself to enter the BBC Countryfile photo competition, partly just to try but also to make me look for the unusual a little bit more when I’m taking my photographs every day. Whilst on that mission, it made me… Continue Reading “How Photography can lead to creative joy”

Who’s cheering you on? And are you backing them too?

  This week it’s Holmfirth Art Week, a huge festival locally that has raised almost £1Million in funds for Macmillan Cancer and has been going since 1967. It attracts 400 exhibiting artists, over 2000 pieces of artwork and approximately 10,000 visitors and spreads out… Continue Reading “Who’s cheering you on? And are you backing them too?”

Checking in and celebrating achievements

After the challenges I wrote about last week when I was trying to do all things possible and invent extra time in the universe, the upshot has been an amazing week and this made me think about how it is so important, especially after… Continue Reading “Checking in and celebrating achievements”

When Life gets in the way of Creative Routine

Ok, the truth is this last week I’ve been feeling the pressure, with the children being off for two weeks over Easter and keeping them entertained and fed (seriously how can two children eat so much?), I feel like I’ve been pulled in all… Continue Reading “When Life gets in the way of Creative Routine”