Nativity Gingerbread House

Nativity Gingerbread House - Chocolate Baby Jesus!

I present to you the more appropriate Christmas table decoration... A Nativity Gingerbread House! I wasn’t keen on a yet another gingerbread house. I like original, creative ideas so I asked Joy (my pastry chef sister) if she would make…
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My Top Specialty Paint Finishes #1

Specialty Paint Finishes #1: L’essentiel European Style Shimmer High Gloss Top Coat I promised my Facebook followers on PlafessionalEDU to post on a product I love and use including specialty paint finishes. This is the first as promised... By…
We Worship God
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We Worship God by Kayleen West and Nancy Streza

We Worship God - Limited AU copies... PRE-ORDER NOW! Exploring the character of God through alphabetical devotion I thoroughly enjoyed and fondly illustrated We Worship God. Each illustration is painted in watercolour. A very limited number…
Video Tutorial Dents is a furniture painter's worst fear.
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A furniture painter's worst fear. Please no not again!

What is a furniture painter's worst fear? Have you ever invested your heart and soul into a creative piece, built something or written something beautiful and then as soon as it is complete and perfect --something terrible happens to your perfect…
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Best markers to use to avoid bleed through

What are the best markers to use to avoid bleed? Decisions, decisions...what an array to chose from! I will share with you what are the best markers to use with most colouring books and what NOT to use. This view is based only on what I have…
Inktober Day9: Woof Doof
Pray for Paris - Free printable
Sketchbook collaboration drawings: Bugs Bunny and Kids
Celia and Nonna. Children's Book Illustration by Kayleen West

Books that build in hard places.

Empowering others through imagination Anyone can choose to encourage or build others in helpful ways but sometimes imagination is needed to harvest additional opportunities. Accompanying a servant’s heart is a mind that will seek to discover…
Wisdom of old, more precious than gold

Wisdom of old, more precious than gold!

For Illustration Fridays theme this week (old) I dedicated my sketch to the older and wiser generation with lovely old gent. I wrote the words, Wisdom of old, more precious than gold! because I think we could learn a lot by listening…
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Adult Colouring Tutorial - Stage 7 Details: How not to make a colourful mess: patchwork rabbit

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