INSPIRATION FOR THE CREATIVE AND WILD AT HEART
MINDFUL MININATURE Lessons from the dandelion: How to navigate change I have a feeling that conventionally we view 'change' as the BIG unknown and 'acceptance' as this little thing we eventually have to give into in order to make the change less uncomfortable. But...read more
MINDFUL MININATURE 8 creative insights I only uncovered after being interviewed I recently did an interview with the lovely folks over at Crush magazine (who by the way create drool worthy recipe shoots) about my miniature painting journey, the 365 challenge and what...read more
Insight from a Hopi Creation Story that will make you want to paint again Mindful MiniNatureSome Hopi wisdom in tribal stories to get you in a daily creative habit. Some people learn by example, some learn through teachings. I, and I have a feeling you too, learn...read more
The unusual trick on how to reset your own creative purpose Mindful Creative This is a personal story from the artist's studio on a lesson she learnt through trying to 'do it all'. Hint: It’s not a 21 day creative lockdown challenge It took an enforced national...read more
Surfers are a difficult breed to buy gifts for. Once you've exhausted every possible gadget, tide chart, board accessory and the brand slinging shreds, you feel like you're out of options. They're also pretty simple, minimalist creatures (in my experience) and since...read more
Some projects require you to make lists before you start them. Others again see you making post mortem lists after the project is complete to note down your accomplishments. I have a friend who calls these To-Do and Ta-Da lists. While lists are good for getting things...read more
Making art while also making waste just doesn't sit right with me. I believe there should be little if any environmental downside to our creative expressions. Becoming a zero-waste artist is still a VERY long journey for me but I've committed to it and have come...read more
I designed some free wallpaper for you smartphone from some of my tiny paintings! Because the thing is, our smartphones aren't always that smart. We have barely, if any. choice in this digital, zippy age of ours in living a life totally void of our smartphones. But...read more
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MiniNature came about from a desire to capture big moments in nature that were getting lost in the digital image streams. It's about holding onto what really matters and living with less stuff and more space to be wild.