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1 Year!

The decision to turn my passion for art into a business came a bit out of the blue!  I first picked up a paintbrush just over a year ago.  I wanted a pheasant picture for my own home, but I couldn’t find one that was quite right (and in my price bracket!) so I decided to just have a go myself. After the first picture didn’t turn out too badly, I thought I’d carry on and try my hand at a few more birds and animals. I soon discovered which I preferred to paint and began to develop my own style. The thing that soon became apparent to me (and my long-suffering husband!) was that each bird or animal I...

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Why do it?!

People often ask me, 'why do you do it?' What they mean by that is : ‘Why juggle your life with 4 young children, a busy household to run, and start-up and build a full-time business?' I've heard people say that 'women are often at their most creative whilst pregnant' ...maybe this was it? Or maybe it was Winnie's influence?! She's the baby I was expecting at the time. Or perhaps it was that I finally felt complete and able to move forward in a new direction. Either way my mind was suddenly brimming with ideas and excitement, not only for the birth of the baby, but also for the creation of my business and for taking my life in...

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