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Watercolour and ink

I’ve been experimenting with watercolours and fine liners lately. With the lockdowns and fading light, photography has become more and more difficult. I love being creative and wanted something I can do in my house, on my own, whenever I have a spare moment. I’ve been exploring these two media, both very new to me.… Continue reading Watercolour and ink

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Photo review from Rise International Photography Awards – Creative

The RISE International Photography Awards is a unique, online photography awards system aimed at seeing entrants elevate their work from one award year to the next. The judges gave written feedback to all entrants on all photos entered. I entered three images into three categories: Maternity, Family and Creative. Better than expected My entry for… Continue reading Photo review from Rise International Photography Awards – Creative

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Photo review from Rise International Photography Awards – Maternity

The RISE International Photography Awards is a unique, online photography awards system aimed at seeing entrants elevate their work from one award year to the next. The judges gave written feedback to all entrants on all photos entered. I entered three images into three categories: Maternity, Family and Creative. I received a bronze award for… Continue reading Photo review from Rise International Photography Awards – Maternity

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Rise International Photography Awards

The RISE International Photography Awards is a unique, online photography awards system aimed at seeing entrants elevate their work from one award year to the next. Every entry receives feedback from a panel of highly trained international judges.to elevate the entire photography industry, The overall objectives of the awards are: to elevate the entire photography… Continue reading Rise International Photography Awards

Blog, photography, Running your own art business

Selling your artwork on online galleries

My 'Daughter of Woman' series is for sale on Saatchi Art. Saatchi Art is an online gallery where artists can sell their work globally. The gallery commission in 35%, which isn't bad, some galleries take 50% +. Creating an account. Creating an account and uploading my work was simple and the website was easy to… Continue reading Selling your artwork on online galleries

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Child of Woman

Child of Woman The latest and penultimate image in my #daughterofwoman series - Child of Woman!  Yes, he is my baby, minus his head 🤪, and he was a bit of a wriggler to photograph!  I wanted to keep the colours more harmonious in this image and less chaotic to represent the lack of cognitive… Continue reading Child of Woman

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My finished pattern design

I finished my first repeating pattern with Anne LaFollette's mini course! I've learnt lots about Adobe Illustrator, and I've come realise I want more! I can see how big this creative program is and how it is the programme used in the graphics and illustration industry. I going to have to invest in it, as… Continue reading My finished pattern design

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Teaching yourself pattern design

I've started Anne LaFollette's pattern design mini course, 'From Doodles to Dollars'. For day 1, I created sketches to use in a pattern. I drew them on my iPad Pro using Procreate and Apple Pencil. Anne works on paper and photographs her sketches to digitise them. I took inspiration from my daily walk in the… Continue reading Teaching yourself pattern design