And a new craft was born

Hello I’m Cheryl. Welcome to my little creative world. Im artist/illustrator and maker and I love creating things that make people smile. Everyone is unique with their own little quirks, it’s what makes us indivually special. So I thought why not celebrate our differences and create little people for people to give as gifts! FamilyContinue reading “And a new craft was born”

A new creation

“Anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new creation. The old life is gone; a new life has begun!”- 2 Corinthians 5:17 🦋 I keep thinking of butterflies this week. Aren’t they beautiful little creatures. But they spend the first part of their lives crawling in the dirt until they are fat and dirtyContinue reading “A new creation”

New collection: Edinburgh street scenes

I am in the midst of building a new collection of paintings. Mixing my love of my favourite City Edinburgh and naive / folk art. Here are a few of my new paintings and I hope you enjoy the scenes I am building over the next year. All originals are for sale from my websiteContinue reading “New collection: Edinburgh street scenes”

Favourite artist: Gary Bunt

My Christmas pressie to myself has finally arrived – a book of paintings and poems by Gary Bunt, UK naive artist. I love Gary’s work. I love it because it’s just so simple but with some punch. I bought this book ‘By the Grace of God’ because Bunt has some great and funny paintings andContinue reading “Favourite artist: Gary Bunt”

The District Nurse series

Happy new year! I would like to start the year by introducing my new series of paintings. I’ve decided to stick with my whimsicle style of painting as I just love painting cute little people. Over the year I plan on creating different little characters with little stories. It’s so much fun. Just to startContinue reading “The District Nurse series”

2 years since I decided to be an artist: A reflection

Hi and how are you?  So, it’s been about 2 years now to the month when I decided to pick up my paint brushes and decided I was going to be an artist.  I feel inspired to write a little blog about what I’ve learned along the way and what went right. What was theContinue reading “2 years since I decided to be an artist: A reflection”