Ive been a busy bee painting stones with Chakra symbols. And its been lovely. Such a calming way to spend my time. These chakra stones have been handpainted with love. I use quality acrylic paints and then varnish for durability. These set of chakra stones look stunning together and have been painted to show the Sanskrit symbols of the main 7 chakra areas of our … Continue reading Chakras & Painted Stones
Ive discovered the reason why I broke my leg! ( Good job too because I was beginning to wonder what the hidden meaning was)! Turns out it was so that I could create art like this. The Goddess/Universe/God certainly does work in beautiful ways. We are always sent exactly what we need with divine timing. Everyday, I wish I could just do art because it’s … Continue reading Animal Portraits in Pastels
“The world always seems brighter when you’ve just made something that wasn’t there before.” – Neil Gaiman I painted this picture for my mum back in 2021. Despite me having been an artist ( and I call myself that because I have sold many paintings over the years ), I have never really felt confident with using watercolours. But I decided to give it a go … Continue reading Poppies in Watercolour
Hello everyone 😊 In 2013, my daughter and I travelled to Turkey for a weeks break. Whilst there, I popped into a lovely working sculpture gallery run by an artist who created the most incredible sculptures using just about everything he could find from his local beach. I came home full of inspiration, so I went on the hunt for some driftwood and came up … Continue reading Fun Fish Sculpture
I was dying to get started with pastels so in July, I grabbed what pastels I had to hand and got stuck in! I searched a pic from Google of this gorgeous cat and set about adding as much fur detail as possible. My dad loves it! Commissions are always welcome. Please visit my instagram page Heidi Hawkins Art ( I also have facebook, Pinterest … Continue reading A painting for my dad.