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Inspiration

Posted on June 7, 2016 at 10:10 PM

 

Before I can create any piece of art I need to be inspired. As an artist, finding that inspiration can be one of the biggest challenges. Sometimes we can be overflowing with ideas, other times we can feel like we have nothing. 
We can have all the skills in the world, we can have all the right equipment, but without inspiration we will struggle to create something we are happy with.



How do I find inspiration? Well… believe it or not, inspirati...

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Photo of The Week

Posted on June 7, 2016 at 10:00 PM


Belly Painting Progression

Posted on June 1, 2016 at 6:15 PM

Another unique and exciting way to celebrate your pregnancy is by painting a series of belly painting documenting the progresion.

There are many fun ways to transform the belly, it could be a tiny little seed growing into a beautiful tree, a little egg hatching and growing into a lovely bird or an even more realistic approach of a baby growing inside. 

Painting the belly at different stages as it grows creates a stunning collection of images, and it beautifully shows the chan...

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Photo of the week

Posted on June 1, 2016 at 6:15 PM

Belly Paintings!

Posted on May 29, 2016 at 8:10 PM

When I am not busy painting faces, I often enjoy slowing down and spending time working on a slightly different canvas.... a beautiful pregnant belly.


Prenatal Belly paintings are beautiful unique way to create special memories of your pregnancy. I always find there is something quite amazing the way our bodies are able to transform as they are creating a new life to enter this world. Instead of hid...

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Neon Parties!

Posted on May 26, 2016 at 7:25 PM

As the weather cools down and the days get shorter, finding ideas to keep kids busy at Birthday Parties often becomes a little more challenging (I know this well, having two children with Birthdays in the middle of winter!)



Here is an idea for something a little different.. a Neon party! They really are a lot of fun, and don’t require a huge amount of work.

Recently I threw a neon party for my own child, she claims it was the “best party ever!̶...

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Photo of The Week

Posted on May 24, 2016 at 11:15 PM

Face Paints!

Posted on May 4, 2016 at 8:55 PM

Over the last couple of weeks I had a bit of fun using facebook’s live video feature, and created a few designs for you all to watch. One of the questions that was asked many times what “What type of paints do you use?”.



Well....The answer is actually quite complex.I have put together (as promised) a blog post to share with you my, completely unbiased, thoughts on the different brands ...

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Painting With Speed

Posted on April 27, 2016 at 9:40 PM

When working at events or parties where there are lots of excited children all wanting their faces painted, speed is such an important thing! As a face painter it is important to find the balance of working fast whilst still maintaining quality.

Face painting isn't a race, often I hear people bragging about how they can paint 40 faces in a hour. It can be done, I know, I have had to do it on a few occasions. But to be honest, what you can produce in that time isn't exactly going to be f...

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Live Facebook Tutorials

Posted on April 26, 2016 at 6:20 PM

The last couple of weeks my children have been home on Holidays, in the search for things to do we came across live videos on Facebook. 

No of course having the kids home I really want to use the opportunity to do a bit of face painting (I always have something new I need to paint!), and what better way to do convince my children to let me paint them than doing it live on camera. (You should see the amount of videos of themselves on my phone.. they just love taking videos of them s...

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