My first workshop and more…

My first Natural Paint Workshop, held in Penzance recently, was a great success. 13 enthusiastic creatives joined me to explore the world of natural pigments along with egg and milk paint. My book, Explorations in Natural Paint, is now available in print! Don’t you think it looks beautiful?! You can get hold of your copy…

My spot in Plants are Magic magazine

I love it when I get to share what I do. This last month, I’ve been featured in the wonderful Plants are Magic, an independent magazine dreamt up and created by Rebecca Desnos. Here’s the mag: My contribution included an interview and step-by-step instructions on how to make my wall sculpture, The Eternal Feminine. If…


Sharing our stories, creativity as self-love and moving through perfection – Mandy Ross

“By not keeping in my story I can give life to something really beautiful.” In this episode of The Feminine Creative, I talk to Mandy Ross, an artist from Canada. We chat about: – Creativity as an act of self-love. – Using our voices as artists and women. – How sharing our stories can create…


Being Led

Hydrangeas are just the most magic flower. I love them. They grow in abundance in Cornwall and I’ve derived such joy from watching them at every stage of their lifecycle. The fresh emerging flowers, the full blousey blooms, the divine stage where the colour starts to fade, mixing with the brown of decay and then,…

Natural Paint Workshop – Penzance Oct 2017

I’m doing my first Natural Paint Workshop! I’d love to see you there: Natural Paint Workshop The Coach House, Penlee Park, Penzance Sat, Oct 14th 1-3.30pm £10.00 (children free with an accompanying adult) An inspiring and practical afternoon: – all you need to know about natural pigments – options for making your own paint –…


Living without social media

I’ve just had a 5 week break from social media. It was invaluable. Here’s what I learnt: I didn’t realise how strong the physical/mental habit of being connected to my phone was. Even though I knew I was kind of addicted, I thought I was ‘semi’ in control and calling the shots. Not so. For…