Have a mind mini holiday- 7 ways to relax!

Have a mind mini holiday- 7 ways to relax!

How to relax & get life back into balance, when you have little time. Take a Mind Mini Holiday. Here’s how… We all get off Balance as the stresses of daily life take over. Do you ever get times when you start to feel restless, something niggles and pulls at you, a need to get away? Seems like life’s stress is taking over. What you need is a mind mini holiday! Daily life, family, work, stresses start to weigh you down....

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10 Ways Colour can improve your life

10 Ways Colour can improve your life

I’m sure there are more than just 10 ways Colour can improve your life, but here are my top favourites! Can Colour  change the way we feel? Colour has such a strong impact on our mood and wellbeing. I’d go as far as to say colour can heal, change mood and the way you feel. Because using colour can definitely improve your life, Ive put together some tips! Colour is all around around us, in our clothing, home, work and...

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Pink Cherry Blossom Painting- Liberty

Pink Cherry Blossom Painting- Liberty

Pink Cherry Blossom- One in a million The inspiration behind my Pink Cherry Blossom painting ‘Liberty’ came on a sunny Spring day, sitting beneath the clouds of pink flowers. We are all used to seeing Pink Cherry Blossom is masses of delicate clouds covering the trees in Spring. The overall effect is stunning, but in amongst the crowd, each perfect little blossom has it’s own beauty and perfection. It must millions of...

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Wisteria Flower painting & letting go of yearning.

Wisteria Flower painting & letting go of yearning.

Wistful- The story of a Wisteria Flower Painting ‘Wistful- Definition: ‘Thoughts full of yearning or desire tinged with melancholy; also :  inspiring such yearning. Having or showing sad thoughts and feelings about something that you want to have or do and especially about something that made you happy in the past’ Video of the process of creating ‘Wistful’- Wisteria Flower Painting Painting Wisteria bringing...

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Flower garden painting, Echinacea Inspiration to fight SAD

Flower garden painting, Echinacea Inspiration to fight SAD

Creating a Flower Garden Painting The journey of creating ‘Inspiration’, my flower garden painting of Echinacea was filled with thoughts and ideas about life. Here is the video of the painting in progress and below the story behind it and how it has helped to combat SAD The Colours of Summer The colours summer bursts forth with are always so bright, inspiring and joyful. Reds and oranges, yellows and greens, pinks and purples. An...

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Artist’s Journey through a Butterfly Painting

Artist’s Journey through a Butterfly Painting

A Fascination with Butterflies Creating a Butterfly Panting & learning on the way I’ve always been fascinated by butterflies and dragonflies. Incredible creatures which go through a journey of transformation throughout their lives. There is something about that journey which resonates with me and reflects my own progress through life. So, creating a Butterfly Painting was the obvious thing to do. Painting Butterflies...

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Full Bloom- Flower paintings at the Artizan Gallery, Torquay

Full Bloom- Flower paintings at the Artizan Gallery, Torquay

Collaborating with Lili John at the Artizan gallery Torquay Flower paintings & more. Full Bloom is a week long exhibition of work from myself and Helen Lili John, focussing on representing the feminine. My interpretation of Full Bloom was through my Flower Paintings. Hanging our exhibition at the Artizan gallery in Torquay created a colourful space which resonated with feminine strength. It was wonderful to hang my Flower paintings in such...

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Creating ‘Love’- A journey through a Dog Rose Flower painting

Creating ‘Love’- A journey through a Dog Rose Flower painting

‘Love’ Dog Rose Flower painting Creating a Flower Painting from a poem ‘Love’, probably the worlds most evocative word. Therefore creating my latest flower painting became a journey. Not only through a poem and a flower painting, but a process of learning for myself too. Love, a thing we all need, want, feel in so many ways. A feeling which can inspire the greatest joy and the greatest pain. The Poem As I embarked...

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New Studio Opens at RedPod- Anita Nowinska Flower Paintings & Landscapes

New Studio Opens at RedPod- Anita Nowinska Flower Paintings & Landscapes

A Space to create my Flower Paintings & Landscapes I’m overjoyed that I have finally found a permanent spot to settle my studio in Devon. Having a bright, spacious and most importantly DRY studio after the adventures with collapsing floors, underground springs etc over the past two years makes me sigh a deep breath of relief. Therefore I’ll be able to let loose on my Flower Paintings & landscapes with peace of mind....

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Impermanence- Poppy Flower painting, The freedom of letting go of attachment-

Impermanence- Poppy Flower painting, The freedom of letting go of attachment-

Impermanence- Poppy Flower painting Based on a Poem Impermanence, my poppy flower painting : Part of a series of flower paintings inspired by the poetry of Paul Warren Goldstein. The painting has taught me wonderful lessons and reminders in the work. The first poem I chose to paint is ‘Impermanence’ and I found the words translating for me into nature’s teaching and guidance, the painting ended up meaning so much more to...

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Creating change to Change something!- In Art or in Life

Creating change to Change something!- In Art or in Life

CREATING CHANGE Creating change can be easier than you think. Have you found that there are times when you just feel a bit stuck? You want to get on and do things but something just pulls you back? Something keeps you from doing what you need to move forward? I’ve been feeling a bit like that recently. Eager to move forward and get on with things, but with so much on my mind that I end up stagnating and feeling tired! Is it A Pattern?...

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Green Interiors- Soothing Green & Flower Paintings

Green Interiors- Soothing Green & Flower Paintings

Green Interiors- using soothing green to create mood Green Interiors- Whatever shade you try, green brings many benefits. Emerald,  Jade , Malachite,  Peridot,  Lime,  Moss, Chartreuse, Sap, Mint, Chrome, Fern, Olive, Pistachio .. whatever your favourite shade, green is a colour of balance and harmony,  the colour of Nature.  Bringing green into your space, whether in big painted walls, or small touches here and...

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Pink- What it means in interiors & flower paintings

Pink- What it means in interiors & flower paintings

Pink- What can it bring you? Pink, Cerise, Magenta, Blush, Salmon, Fuchsia, Flamingo, Amethyst, Amaranth, Rose, Coral, Cyclamen, Raspberry, Carmine, Baby .. From the palest baby blush to the wow of a big bold cerise. Whatever you want call it, all the shades always have something in common. They bring a revitalising warmth of femininity, romance, a relaxing feeling of wellbeing. Depending on the shade, by adding soft or bold shades to your...

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Dragonfly painting – How to make your dreams come true

Dragonfly painting – How to make your dreams come true

Dragonfly painting- How a dragonfly came to visit There have been a lot of conversations lately about people thinking I live a charmed life. That when I really need something it comes along. It does seem to be what keeps me moving forward.  What makes my life tick along in it’s rather erratic but never dull manner. Whatever happens in life, however impossible things seem, somehow it always comes up roses. Believe and it will come...

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Healing Yourself through Colour

Healing Yourself through Colour

  How does Colour make you feel? Think about your home, your office, a hospital waiting room or a spa reception area. In each of these places your mood can be affected by what is around you.. Specifically colour. How do you want t0 feel in each of these spaces? I suspect on some subliminal level, we all know that colour affects the way we feel. You get up in the morning and don’t really feel up to wearing red, or are strongly drawn...

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