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21 Jan 2016

Giving Up?

Do you ever get so frustrated with your art that you just want to throw in the towel? Bin it? Give up? I’m currently teaching in several places (Let’s Face It & Love Art Happy Life) and apart from the wonderful work that is being posted, people also sometimes express their frustration. Their annoyance at not getting it right or not drawing what they see in their mind’s eye. I read about people throwing their art in the bin or […]

07 Jan 2016

GIVEAWAY! Love Art Happy Life eCouse

UPDATE Giveaway winner is Donna Williams! Congratulations Donna. Thank you to everyone for participating and sharing your happy art thoughts with me. I need art for a happy life, how about you? That’s exactly what Love Art Happy Life is about. An ecourse on how to get inspired by art, make your own art and feel happier in life. The course has already started and the work that is being posted is SO MUCH FUN! The first lesson is all […]

24 Nov 2015

Will you make 2016 your most CREATIVE year yet? [+ free printable!]

I want to share with you two things that have been on my mind lately: Picking a word for the year 2016 Understanding creativity and how to find inspiration (and keep it!) Word Of The Year Have you ever done this? You pick a word that you are going to focus on for the whole year. It’s an alternative to having a New Years resolution (because I’m not a fan of having unrealistic expectations and setting myself up to fail. […]

04 Oct 2015

Let’s Face It Giveaway!

Hello my lovely blog readers! Do you want to draw and paint faces? (But maybe feel a bit intimidated??)….. keep reading! I am so excited to announce that I am going to be a part of a brand new, awesome online course titled “Let’s Face It”. LET’S FACE IT is a course created and hosted by Kara Bullock from Kara Bullock Art. This course is for anyone that wants to practice creating faces and portraits, but is especially designed for […]

28 Sep 2015

Radiant Lesson Sneak Peek

T minus 3 days until we start with Radiant Art Journals! I’m joining a team of such amazing artists (seriously, I’m pinching myself!) to bring you an online course that will help you explore the yumminess that is art journaling. You’re going to learn tons of techniques, be inspired by a host of different teachers and styles and get oodles of encouragement! I’ve put together a short video in which you can see what to expect from my lesson: I’m […]

27 Aug 2015

Radiant Art Journals eCourse Giveaway!

I love giving stuff away! It’s such an awesome perk of teaching art online! On 1 October Radiant II: Art Journals launches. This course will give you a mixed media buffet of lessons by 15 awesome teachers plus Effy Wild’s take on each lesson. This course is for you if: you want to learn more about art journaling you are ready to dig deeper you want to develop yourself and your art in a safe place you’re looking for a […]

09 Jul 2015

Encountering Resistance – the time I took an abstract art course

When I decided I was going to take an abstract art course to keep pushing my artistic development, I fully expected I would love it and it would do great things for me. So what happened really surprised me and left me kind of baffled. I specifically chose to do an in-person course. I’d tried a lot of online courses and found I lacked the motivation needed to keep going after the first week and to do the ‘homework’. By […]

30 Jun 2015

My Art Supply Bag for Art Journal Summer School

Hello lovelies! Art Journal Summer School starts TOMORROW!!! Eeeeeeeeee, I’m getting so excited! Expect many exclamation points in this post! To get you a bit more excited and as a little intro, I thought it might be helpful to talk you through the art supplies I’ve got in my toiletry bag. You can watch the video and/or read the supply list with my personal explanations and input below. Are you joining the course and community of 350 students? Read all […]

23 Jun 2015

The Duality of Life – Mixed Media Workshop & Giveaway!

Read full course description and register for instant access Scroll down to enter the giveaway. Exploring Our Feelings I’ve been on this journey lately (maybe all my life, but I just didn’t know it yet?! Lol) to incorporate ALL the feelings into my life, not just the ‘nice’ or socially approved ones. I really need that, and from looking at my kids and wanting the best for them: I think the whole world needs that. We have these feelings whether […]

03 Jun 2015

Effy Wild’s Radiant Art Journal – Guest Teachers Announced!

I’m thrilled to announce the second year of Effy Wild’s wildly popular (see what I did there?) Radiant ecourse! This year it’s all about Radiant Art Journals and the lineup of 15 guest teachers is ah-mah-zing! (scroll down to see!) Voila, here is the list of guest teachers for you to drool over and get excited about! Tamara Laporte Tangie Baxter Dyan Reaveley Sarah Trumpp France Papillon Micki Wilde Juna Biagioni Iris Fritschi-Cussens (that’s me!) Marieke Blokland Nolwenn Petitbois Jeanette […]