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Can Anyone Be Creative?

When people ask what I do, I say I'm an artist, and I also teach painting & creativity. To which they often respond by asking if I think anyone can be creative. And, while I could make you wait for my answer to this question, I don't want to use fancy curiosity ploys to keep you reading. Because YES! I do believe anyone can be creative. I've noticed there's a [...]

By | July 10th, 2016|Creativity, Inspiration|Comments Off on Can Anyone Be Creative?

4 Simple Steps to Just Let Go & Paint!

Hey Creative Heart! Are you scared of just letting go and painting? Perhaps you have a real desire to begin, but a sense of perfectionism holds you back? This week I’ve got a sequence of steps I personally use for all kinds of creative projects, to help me get out of inertia and into action! Content 2 Like to listen instead? Press play below: Video Transcript: 4 [...]

By | July 3rd, 2016|Creativity, Inspiration|4 Comments

How to Find Inspiration for Your Creative Life

Hey Creative Heart! If you've ever sat down and wondered, "What the heck am I going to paint?" Or, "I'd love to make something and be creative but I don't know what to do," watch this week's video (or read the transcript below!) because I've got some really juicy tips for you on how to find inspiration in your creative life. Content 2   Like to listen instead? Press [...]

By | June 23rd, 2016|Art, Inspiration|Comments Off on How to Find Inspiration for Your Creative Life

Spontaneous Road Trip Adventures 2016 – Part 2

One of the many nourishing things we explore in our online program, Flourish with Painting & Creativity, is how to nurture your creativity by knowing exactly what inspires you, personally, through The Picture of You. Either to new or revisited places, near or far, it doesn't matter, I just have to see places other than my own front door. Especially the bush, mountains and water. Those elements pop up in [...]

By | June 16th, 2016|Travel & Adventures|4 Comments

Intuitive Painting Workshop – Now OPEN!!!

Ever since we built my art studio on our property in the Sunshine Coast hinterland, Queensland, Australia, people have been asking if and when we'd be hosting painting workshops. Well, the time has come... drum roll please... I'm VERY excited to announce, you're invited to come for a full day of painting, with all materials provided, in an intimate group at my studio on July 16th for my brand new [...]

By | June 2nd, 2016|Creativity|Comments Off on Intuitive Painting Workshop – Now OPEN!!!

Leading a Creative Life to Enhance your Innovative Mind – Mojo Radio Show Podcast Interview

A few weeks ago I was in the back streets of Fitzroy in Melbourne, propped up in our van, chatting on Skype with two of my favourite radio show hosts, Gary Bertwistle & Darren "Robbo" Robertson. We talked about creativity. We talked about presence. We talked about how to unlock ideas and find a hobby that lights you up. Plus, we talked about something I'd never of heard before - [...]

By | May 25th, 2016|Interviews|Comments Off on Leading a Creative Life to Enhance your Innovative Mind – Mojo Radio Show Podcast Interview

Spontaneous Road Trip Adventures 2016 – Part 1

It had been well over a year since our last major road trip adventure. And little did I know the desire for another was percolating so strongly beneath the surface. Five weeks ago we set off for a couple of days to Byron Bay to drop off some new paintings to Art Piece Gallery. We’d also been invited to the launch of the Byron Arts Magazine and thought it would [...]

By | May 6th, 2016|Art, Conscious Living, Creativity|10 Comments

Finding inspiration… even amongst imperfection 🙂

Sitting on our back steps, still groggy from waking up, cup of (naturally decaffeinated) coffee in hand, I found inspiration for my day amongst the imperfection. A corner of our veggie patch has become overgrown with a vine from my neighbour’s farm. The property changed hands a few years ago and the new owners no longer run cattle beside our fence, which has left the paddock to become overrun with [...]

“But, don’t my paintings have to look ‘real’ to be good?”

Often when we want to begin painting (perhaps for the first time since we left school) we quickly hear something like this in our head... "I can't draw and I can't accurately depict a scene or an object. So why bother? Don't my paintings have to look 'real' to be good?" In response, I wanted to open a world of possibilities you may have never thought about before and hopefully [...]

By | March 10th, 2016|Art, Creativity, Flourish with Painting & Creativity|Comments Off on “But, don’t my paintings have to look ‘real’ to be good?”

Get Started with Painting & Creativity: NEW Free 10 Day eCourse!

Would you love to get started with painting & creativity? If so, you'll love our new free ecourse, Get Started with Painting & Creativity!!!!! Over the past year we've had so much feedback from our readers that they would love to paint, they just need help getting started. So, we wanted to make it SUPER EASY, accessible and fun for you to get started with painting & creativity and help [...]

By | March 9th, 2016|Art, Creativity, Flourish with Painting & Creativity|Comments Off on Get Started with Painting & Creativity: NEW Free 10 Day eCourse!