library of tools and techniques


Sometimes you want a new way to approach your art, a fun new thing to try, or something to get you unstuck that’s more practical and action oriented than reading encouraging words. Thus, the library of practical tools and techniques, for your creative delight.


“I am so thankful for your post of things to do to loosen up and be more creative and spontaneous with your painting. Because of your ideas, I have loosened up and painting is so much more fun! I am having such fun and reading your post made a huge difference in my art.”


How To

How to loosen up your art {free printable}

How to make a painting you love without knowing all the technical bits

4 fun ways to use a reference image to personalise your art

How to paint an imaginary landscape {video}

Finding your own artistic style: A practical guide

How to know when a painting is finished

How to make an affirmation deck

31 days of playful drawing {a challenge with free printable}

3 ways to turn failed paintings into gifts

Do it yourself :: homemade gift ideas

3 easy ways to create interesting compositions

Using double exposures to develop your paintings

Drawing for instant gratification

How to see the world like an artist

12 things to do with a blank canvas


Preparations + Supplies

‘My Creative Year’ :: A simple planner to track your creativity {free download}

How to make a coffee table art kit

How to make an on the go art kit

Making art on a budget

My favourite art supplies

My favourite art books


Want to learn more?

All my courses will teach you tools and techniques to use in your own art. Plus, two of them you can start right now. :)

Creative Spark :: rediscover the artist in you {a course for beginners and re-starters} :: free sample lesson here

Artist Inspired :: enrich and reinvigorate your current art with ideas from the masters

Abstractify :: make your art your own with expressive painting :: free sample lesson here


Art Supplies Store

I have set up an Amazon mini store and filled it with supplies I love, use and recommend, whether you’re just starting out or want to try some new materials. You can access that HERE. {It is an affiliate arrangement meaning that if you purchase any of these supplies through my store I will receive the tiniest commission EVER. :) }


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