Today, I am 25 days sober. Its been a good day. I feel good. Mondays are art club days and I absolutely love that club. Being social with other artists and crafters. I love the lady who runs it. I’ve known her for about seventeen years and she used to teach my girls art at a wonderful club she ran way back then when my … Continue reading Sobriety and Gratitude.
My latest pastel painting is of a lion. He’s rather beautiful! I love to browse Wildlife Reference Photos site when choosing images to draw. For a small fee, you can download anything. The list is seemingly infinite! Simply type in the name of an animal, insect, etc and pages upon pages of images will come up. Have a look for yourself, if you’re interested. https://wildlifereferencephotos.com … Continue reading Lion Portrait in Pastels
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
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.
Halloween is, hands down, my favourite holiday of the year, barr NONE! Check out my Halloween 2018 adult face painting offerings! I’ve been having so much fun with these sessions. Design # 1 Zombie/ Minnie-Mouse/ clown/ design My face and body painting adventure is called Passion Mama as orginially I started off by painting pregnant mum’s bellies! I just love body art in whatever … Continue reading Its HALLOWEEN!!!
This evening, I was looking over old photos of some artwork I’d completed from some years back. I came across a very large piece and which I still have in my possession. The painting was inspired by my love of henna art. I love henna art work so much! If I was able to have this beautiful and amazing artwork painted over my whole body, … Continue reading Mehndi Art on Cardk