Why do I/You paint?

Why do I paint? I’ve often asked myself this. Why do I create paintings, drawings and write? It’s mostly addiction. Not to the process of creating itself, because I personally have taken breaks from the creative process before. But addicted to that strange and often horrible feeling afterwards. That feeling of euphoria that you’ve created…

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Thoughts while doing the Ironing

I was wondering today, as the title suggests, while I was working through the ironing pile why I had always been a bit afraid of really saying hello to the world. Until recently this blog has always been something of a bit of a dark, dangerous secret. Known only by a few friends and family members.…

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Prompt – Survival

Another prompt title from The Daily Post — Lately, I have been doing a bit more engaging with the Resident Evil fandom over on DeviantArt. This is mostly due to a couple of friends on the website opening up a Resident Evil Original Characters Jam – A collection of people drawing, writing and generally being…

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Some works in progress

Some recent background work that I have prepared for adding something over the top of! Sorry about the quality of the pictures, they’re just some simple phone pictures to keep things easy to share. I found a new technique for doing backgrounds rather than just gradient style painting and I admit, I am rather thrilled…

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The space

Just a picture of the artworking space, as promised in my last post. And a couple of sneaky peaks at the paintings I am currently working on – which is why it looks like a mess already! — Also, I mentioned a Skillshare Course that I was going to be undertaking and would report back…

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Having a spot of bother

I’ve been upstairs twice this week – onto the top floor of my house and into my studio space. I haven’t been using it lately, but since writing this blog I’ve actually had the desire to create something… anything! But the top floor has become a bit of a dumping ground for things gathered as…

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The new start

I am currently standing at the forefront of the biggest change in my life. I am six weeks away from giving birth (Roughly, as we can never really predict these things exactly) to my first child. I am in a stable and very loving relationship with my husband – we’ve been together for nearly 9…

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