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Lines on your artwork, what Marker/Pen should you use?

Adding line work to your artwork is beautiful and very relaxing. But I know how difficult it can be to find the right tools. What pens should you use? Markers? Ink? Fineliners? There are so many options out there. So what should you invest your money on?I’ve tried many of these solutions, so you don’t…

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How to bring Innovation into your Creative Process

A while back I asked a question on Instagram. “What would you like to learn?”The first question coming through my Stories was: “How do you bring innovation into your creative process?” When I read it I was over the moon.  Talking about how to expand and develop creativity is one of the things I like…

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7 Learnings from Creating an Artwork a Day

“Unless you try to do something beyond what you already have mastered, you will never grow.” This quote is the reason why, every year for the last 4 years I’ve been challenging myself, before work, every day, to create more. To push myself and see where my creativity can take me. The same quote, is…

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How to use White Ink for Line Work

Let’s talk about line work! First of all, watching video process of line work is amazing (that’s why I always recommend to record your process and, if you are curious, here you can read all about my equipment), and the satisfaction in getting all those lines one next to the other… it’s just wow, it…

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Why you should create videos of your process

One of the most interesting things that social media has given us access to, is a peak into artists’ studios and processes. You can scroll through your feed and have the opportunity to look at how something is made. And this applies to anything, not only art. Whatever you’re into, you can find a process…

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How to record your creative process + video equipment

We all love a good process video, and if you are thinking about what tools you need, then you are in the right place. You can also read more about why you should video record your process here. In this blog post I’ll give you all the details on what I use to record and…

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How To: Watercolour & Pen Relaxing Art

Grab your pen and start doodling!  I’ve put together a 10 minutes course on how to create super relaxing artworks. The first rule of line work is that there is no rule when it comes to line work.🙂 Seriously, you decide the shapes, you decide the thickness, you decide what materials to use. You decide…

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Sponges, the Ethical choice

Let me tell you a little story… When I started using natural sponges, few years ago, I was so happy to have found a painting method that doesn’t involve the creation of extra plastic. I thought, they are natural, which means it’s good for the environment. While I associated Synthetic Sponges to plastic = bad,…

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Take Bright and Vibrant Art Pictures for Instagram

Here’s a 5 minutes video to show you how I take pictures of my artworks. I take pictures for Instagram and for my Online Shop in the exact same way.No difference.While if you want to know how I record my videos click here. What I use to take pictures: – A white backgroundI use a wooden board,…

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Let’s talk about gold!

Gold is a difficult colour to get right. And because I love using it as detail on my artworks, I realised I had a lot of different kind of gold paints in my studio, so in this blog post I’m going to show you the difference so you don’t have to waste your time and…

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Working on My Biggest Commission (So Far)

This year I’ve been lucky enough to work on few commissions but definitely the most challenging one was a big piece for a friend’s new home. To begin with, working on commission is completely different from working for yourself where I can make whatever I you want to make without any input or influence from others.…

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7 things I learnt from my first Art Challenge

January was a bit of a disaster in terms of productivity, so I made of my February the busiest month ever and I love it!I thought, it’s only 28 days long…But then I ended up doing two Art Challenges (mine and the #insanelyinspiredinstagram by @amirarahimart), probably a bit too much, considering I have a full time job,…

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(Not) Defining Moments

I was six years old, we had arrived in Greece on vacation. They had lost all our baggage at the airport. All but a small one. I remember many things about that holiday… A golden painted man posing as a Greek statue, the olive plates I ate, a terrible nightmare I had on a very…

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