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Embracing the Nomadic Journey: Transitioning to an Adventurous Lifestyle Jun 07, 2024

Transitioning from a structured routine to a nomadic work lifestyle can be an exciting yet challenging leap. After a life-changing 5-month adventure across Southeast Asia, I've gathered valuable insights on navigating this transition smoothly. Together with my husband, we dedicated ourselves to...

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Consistency Over Talent Dec 04, 2023

"Your art is so beautiful; you're so talented!" This is the phrase I often receive when I showcase my work in person or share it on social media. But let's examine if it is genuinely about talent or not. To me, talent is something you may have or may not have. Of course, it's an advantage, but...

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Mastering the Art of Drawing and Painting Animals Nov 30, 2023

When it comes to the world of art, animals have always been a fascinating subject. Their diversity, grace, and sometimes enigmatic expressions make them an artist's delight. But let's face it; painting and drawing animals is not as easy as capturing a bowl of fruit or the delicate...

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Beyond Tutorials: The Art of Building a Solid Foundation in Drawing and Painting Jul 25, 2023

Drawing and painting tutorials have become ever-present in the realm of art education. With a quick online search, aspiring artists can find a plethora of step-by-step guides, tips, and tricks to create stunning artwork. Undoubtedly, tutorials serve as an excellent starting point for beginners,...

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Exploring the Art of Entomological Illustration in Watercolor Jul 17, 2023

In the world of art, entomological illustration has a rich history that dates back centuries. The intricate beauty and captivating details of insects have long inspired artists to pick up their brushes and capture these fascinating creatures on paper. Today, we delve into the history, modern...

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The Artist's Guide to Selling Art Online: Unleashing Your Creative Business Potential Jul 11, 2023

In today's digital age, the power to sell your art and reach a global audience is at your fingertips. Online platforms and marketplaces have revolutionized the way artists connect with buyers, making it easier than ever to turn your passion into a thriving creative business. In this blog post,...

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A modern approach to Natural History Illustration Mar 12, 2023

Natural History Illustration is a form of art that accurately depicts plants, animals, and other aspects of nature. It has been around for centuries and is still used in scientific research, education, and conservation efforts. But besides its educational and scientific value, natural history...

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How to avoid unintentional plagiarism and find your own style Mar 09, 2023

There’s a fine line between being inspired by someone else’s work and outright imitation or copyright infringement. When you are too inspired by another artist's work, it can lead to unintentional plagiarism - either consciously or unconsciously copying their artwork or its parts....

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Why being part of a community is essential? Mar 07, 2023

Being part of a community of artists can help in many ways, from inspiring each other’s work to providing support and resources. Here are my 7 tips on why being part of a community is essential for any artist:

1. Exchange Ideas – A great way to grow as an artist is by learning from...

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Why starting with nature Feb 28, 2023

As an artist, you may be looking for ways to improve your craft and take it to the next level. One way that many artists have found success is by starting from nature. Drawing and painting in nature can provide a number of benefits that will help you become a better artist overall.

For beginners,...

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Best Art Supplies for Botanical Watercolor Painting Feb 23, 2023

Choosing art supplies can be tricky! There are so many options out there for different needs, levels, and price ranges. Art supplies choice is also a very personal thing so my ideal list may not necessarily work for someone else but I will try to explain my choice and give some alternative...

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Finding your Signature Style Should take Ages? Feb 22, 2023

Finding your signature artistic style can be a daunting task, especially if you’re just starting out in the art world. It can take years to develop and perfect your own unique style, but there are ways to speed up the process and find it faster. Here are some tips for finding your signature...

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