Saturday, 2 January 2016

Happy New Year 2016

Happy New Year!
I'm not sure where the last year went, it all happened so fast.  Here's to a brilliant new year and a fresh start for more creative adventures.

Thursday, 20 August 2015

It's been a while...

It's been a while since I last posted.  It's actually been about a year, how quickly time flies when you're busy.

It was hard to come back to the blog, or even to decide if it should continue, but this has been a documented visual record of my journey back to art, so I thought it would be a shame to stop. So, as from today, I'm back blogging :)
Thank You for sticking with me.

Rachelle x

Sunday, 29 June 2014

Muse Merriment opens for registration TODAY!

                                                                Find out more HERE
I'm really thrilled to tell you about a brand new and exciting online workshop that I'm involved in .  'Muse Merriment'  This is a 10 week workshop filled with 10 lessons from some of your (and mine) favourite online teachers.  More about those in a moment.
So, what's the course about?
The inspiration for the Muse Merriment workshops organised by Kelly Hoernig is the 9 Muses.  These 9 muses were from Greek Mythology and had the role of inspiring artists through the arts.  In fact, they dedicated their life to this purpose.  Every week as the workshops are run you'll be discovering these muses through each teachers own unique interpretations.  Each lesson includes a video introducing the teacher talking about their muse and how they have been inspired by them,  the project video, PDF downloads and an extra video where each teacher will share where and how they find inspiration.

I'm so looking forward to this...

Here's the fantastic line up of teachers for Muse Merriment

Kelly Hoernig
Tamara Laporte
Golda Rader
Lisa LaVoie
Rachelle Panagarry
Effy Wild
Susana Tavares
Deb Hill
Kris Binsfeld

This totally awesome 10 week Muse Merriment workshop is available for $74.50 which works out at a fantastic $7.50 per class!  Class begins August 25th, and closes October 27.
Sounds good right?

Ok, so here's what to do to make sure you reserve your spot on the Muse Merriment workshop.
(before you click, you might like to know that each teacher is rewarded by an affilate link for their sales, so of course I'm politely asking that you choose to book through me.  It works out like you're buying me a coffee, so Thank You)

To find out more information, register your space or anything else, Click the link HERE

Thank You,
and most of all,
I'll look foraward to seeing you in class!

Rachelle x

Friday, 16 May 2014

From where I sit...

So, it's finally here, the thing I've been planning for what feels like forever.
I'm finally off to show my art in New York at Surtex.  I'm sat here in the airport waiting to be called for my flight, I've crazy palpatations which I'm putting down to too much coffee and an overload of excitement but it's all good.
I'll be posting pictures on Instagram and following up with a post here too from NY.
See you in the Big Apple!

Rachelle x

Friday, 4 April 2014

We have a winner!

Let me introduce you to...
the Seagull.

Thanks so much to everyone who entered, the name of the person who said the name first on the FB thread (and who will be credited in the book is Imelda McKenna).

If you remember I also stated that 5 lucky winners would get a signed limited edition print of him.
Here's the lucky 2 from the blog comments who were correct (the other three will be named on FB)


please message me your postage details either on FB and I'll pop them in the post.

In other news today, I'm really proud to be featured on Gabriella Buckingham's Blog HERE as part of her Friday Finds series.

besides my bit, you can also read about other artists too. Plus check out Gabriella's fantastic art whilst you are at it.

Thanks for stopping by,

Rachelle x

(my new Surtex flyer artwork.)

Thursday, 27 March 2014

What's my name?

What's my name?

Well for those of you who have been following along on Facebook, you'll know that I'm currently working on my new Children's Book.  Although I'm not sharing any other story details right now, I am sharing that the main character is a seagull.  I ran a mini call for name suggestions, to which 179 of you responded!  I'm loving all the ideas, and I have picked one of the names for him (I will use this name in the book along with a credit given to the person who suggested it.) 
before I announce the name, I thought it would be fun to have a little competition. 
The winner of this competition (I'm hoping for 5 of you) will win a signed Limited Edition print of the seagull shown above.  He is the initial sketch for the main character.
So, before you start to leave your comments, here are a couple of clues.

The seagull is a boy

His name starts with S

To enter, leave your name suggestion as a comment.  The closest ones (spelling differences will be allowed) will be put into a hat and I'll draw out 5 winners.

Rachelle x

I'll announce the 5 winners along with the name at midnight Friday 28th March (GMT)

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