Tag: learning

The Wee Drawing That Changed My Course

The Wee Drawing That Changed My Course

Earlier this year I experienced a turning point in my art. I’m not sure I was aware of it at the time. Perhaps I had an inkling that something had shifted, but it’s not till now that I see when it happened. I was on…

My 21 Day Challenge Reflections

My 21 Day Challenge Reflections

Whilst I was spending a few weeks with my family in The Netherlands over Christmas and New Year, I set myself a fun little 21 day challenge (see my post for more details). It was to walk in the woods nearby every day and to…

Pigeons In The City

Pigeons In The City

In one of my recent blog posts, The Beauty In The Ordinary, I mentioned I was studying and sketching pigeons. It has been so much fun. This past week I had to submit some of my work from this term to my art tutor since…

I Love Me Weekend

I Love Me Weekend

The other weekend I went on a wonderful course taught by Dr David Hamilton. It was called “I Love Me” and we delved deeply into self-love and the science of self-love. If you’d like to read more about this, then I highly recommend I Heart…

Are You The Director Of Your Life?

Are You The Director Of Your Life?

Editor’s note: I shared this post about being the Director of your life in my latest newsletter and I also wanted to post it on my blog for my regular readers as I feel it might help someone – especially if you’re thinking about your…

Leith School Of Art Christmas Exhibition

Leith School Of Art Christmas Exhibition

Last week was the final week of my art class this term. I started going to the all day Advanced Drawing & Painting class at Leith School of Art in September this year. It has been wonderful – I’ve been learning so much, developing my…

The Importance Of Play

The Importance Of Play

Editor’s note: I’m sharing what I wrote in my latest newsletter since it sparked a couple of conversations, and I didn’t want the lovely readers of my blog to miss out! What’s more, I came across another thought-provoking article about play and creativity and thought…

A Month Of Learning Through Play

A Month Of Learning Through Play

July has been a month of courses, courses, courses! I love learning and doing that through playing and experimenting with new things and new experiences. When I booked the art courses I’ve done this month a while ago I hadn’t realised how close together they…