More Practice – To The Dreamer

To the dreamer, everything is possible. This piece was inspired by our first true spring day with blue skies and little fluffy clouds.  The message is so fitting right now, as I am up to my elbows in seeds and planting and organising for our other projects here at home and still trying to practice […]

Shine Your Light

Shine Your Light Done on 9 x 12 mixed media paper with acrylics, Faber Castell Pitt pens and brush pens, Faber Castell Gel Sticks, gesso and gel medium.  This wasn’t what I had in mind when I started this.  Totally different and I really like her.  She began to develop when I added the collar […]

Art Journal – Let It Bloom

Get swept away in your imagination.  Let it bloom. I’m working on being more comfortable with my painting.  What looks like a mistake doesn’t have to be, or it can be painted over.  When I work digitally, I always have the security of the undo or delete a layer.  I have to get comfortable working […]

Crudoodle – Free Digital Stamp, Tulip

As promised, here is a new, Free Crudoodle Digital Stamp. I doodled this simple tulip, which I hope you’ll be able to use for more than one occasion this spring. Tulip, Free Crudoodle Digital Stamp by Tori Beveridge To save The Tulip to your computer, please click on the image above, then, right click on the […]

She Had Faith In Herself

A new girl I painted over the weekend. I cut her out when I finished painting her.  I painted a background page and added her to it, along with some scraps, sentiments and washi tape.  I painted over it more than once.  I struggle with mixed media backgrounds so this was a great exercise for […]

Art Journal – Your Best Friend

I’ve started Tamara Laporte aka Tam Willowing’s free course,  ‘Art, Heart and Healing’  over at It’s exactly what I need, especially after the doubts and fears that went through me before I started working on the inspiration block I shared with you last week. The first lesson wasn’t easy.  Tam makes you face the negative […]