Be Amazing — Always Be Creative!

Only Artists Are Creative...Uh, Not! Everyone has a special brand of creativity — yes, I'm talking to you! You might not think of yourself as particularly creative — perhaps you think creativity only has to do with the arts? Not at all. People who are creative can take anything and turn it into something beautiful. You... Continue Reading →

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Healing Through Art — The Gates to Wonderland Just Got Flung Wide Open

Lust For Life I started off my career in art exploring what I like to call ‘decorative’ painting.  You know the sort;  flowers, trees, butterflies, sunsets, whatever tickled my fancies.  There is nothing wrong with this kind of expression and it paves the way for mastering specific techniques and mediums but I always felt a... Continue Reading →

2 Simple Quotes You Can’t Afford To Miss Out On

Be Who You Were Born To Be I've compiled 2 quotations for you today (which can be downloaded as printable mini-posters for around your office, home or studio and double as desktop wallpaper too). I want them to serve as reminders of your sheer potential when you can remember to stay grounded and true to... Continue Reading →

4 Things to Ask Yourself When Searching for Purpose

When I chased after money, I never had enough. When I got my life on purpose and focused on giving of myself and everything that arrived into my life, then I was prosperous. ~Wayne Dyer The Burning Question What is my purpose?  The one sweltering question we try so hard to answer and fulfill in our... Continue Reading →

How Taking Things Personally Can Stump Your Creativity

"Don’t Take Anything Personally. Nothing others do is because of you. What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dream. When you are immune to the opinions and actions of others, you won’t be the victim of needless suffering." ~Don Miguel Ruiz If you have a fear about what people... Continue Reading →

The Fine Balancing Art of Yin and Yang

Tried and Tested — A Tale of Two Countries In the past 2 years I have experienced the delights of visiting Thailand and being bowled over by their inherent sense of beauty and creativity to their humble way of life and their desire to please.  I have also recently been to Egypt and have encountered,... Continue Reading →

Incredible Inspiring Art by Stephen Wiltshire

I just had to share this with my readers when I saw it circulating on Facebook.  What an inspiration this man is! The below extract is taken from Stephens site, you can visit that here to see more from this incredible artist. Stephen Wiltshire is an artist who draws and paints detailed cityscapes. He has a            ... Continue Reading →

Don’t You Get It?

Okay, these weeks are really rolling away fast.  I can't keep track of time or the date anymore, it feels like we're in a no-time bubble.  But, all blurbs aside, we have happened on that magical day of the week — yes, it's Friday...again!  And that means that I need to cough up something useful... Continue Reading →

10 Bands, 10 Paintings…Let the Rock Art Begin!

Coming Out of a Black Hole and Having Revelations Yeah, the global energy of late has been intense.  Making us all bunker down for some quiet time, and if not, forcing you to cease and desist. Have you been lacking inspiration, creativity or get up and go?  Well, I have. These last few weeks since... Continue Reading →

3 Simple Steps to Release You From Depression

Every Road Leads to Rome Everything is, and will always lead us back to the Divine Source.  However, sometimes we take detours along this path to try to discover more about who we are.  So sometimes 'all roads lead us to roam' in some cases.  Some of us need a little reminder or nudge to... Continue Reading →

The Zen of Art

What better way to gift yourself than to spend some quality time creatively expressing your inner feelings?  "The Dreamers Night Sky" by Cherie Roe Dirksen I have only recently allowed myself to truly 'let go' and I found my form of expression which is more abstract than traditional (see above).  It has been a liberating... Continue Reading →

Digging Even Deeper…Inner Art Expression

Please read the past articles relating to this blog HERE (Going Deeper...Inner Art Expression) and HERE (Got It!  Inner Art Expression Expressed). The Cosmos on a Canvas A couple of weeks ago my hand, brush, paints and right brain hemisphere took my canvas on a journey into a very colourful cosmos.  Here is the outer manifestation of... Continue Reading →

Do You Lack Self-Worth When it Comes to Creativity?

"It may help to remember that in the cosmic design, pain is neutral. In the physical world, pain motivates us negatively, while pleasure motivates us positively. True freedom is letting go of our attachment to both. The best way to begin this process is developing a state of witness consciousness through practices such as meditation... Continue Reading →

The Universe is Expanding – Are You?

The Universe is ever expanding and gives rise to new opportunities for creating and orchestrating planetary and galactic development. So, if the Universe is pushing ever on outward, why set boundaries for creativity on any level? Never limit yourself because anything can be achieved if doubt is removed. The Universe is not set - why... Continue Reading →

Ignite Your Creative Flame!

 The search for purpose or meaning in our lives is rooted in the deepest feelings that stir within. To find our unique spark, that will ignite the flame. That which burns to give birth to creation. For it is creativity that leads us to fulfilling our dreams and stokes our fires. A world without creativity would be... Continue Reading →

Why I love to paint flowers…

When I paint a flower I feel an overwhelming bliss - an excitement to capture the beauty and magic of what I see and feel when I am in their glorious presence. I am never happier than when I have a house full of flowers and the scent hangs on the air. Or when I am in my garden... Continue Reading →

Christmas Gift Ideas…Part 3

A Recap In the past 2 weeks I have discussed great sites such as RedBubble and Zazzle for creating your own gift designs, whether it is from photographs or your own personal artwork.  See Part 1 here and Part 2 here. Need inspiration? Today we are going to go behind the scenes and discuss getting... Continue Reading →

Christmas Gift Ideas…Part 2

A little bit of silliness never went astray! Over the past couple of months my husband and I (no, I am not the queen) have been trying to plant our own vegetable garden.  This is not as simple as it would usually sound as we live near Cape Point and have baboons for neighbours.  And... Continue Reading →

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