The Painted Diaries 2.0 – March (part 1)

This month in The Painted Diaries we are painting with our fingers! I can’t think of anything as satisfying as smooshing paint around with my bare hands. On top of these abstract backgrounds I’ve been drawing – most often a self-portrait – and adding a phrase taken from my tarot journal. Much as I love …

Tarot-inspired art

I have just completed The Alternative Tarot Course with Beth Maiden at Little Red Tarot. After years of being interested in the tarot, this wonderful 8-week course has helped me make my own connection with the cards. As I move forward, I have a strong sense that whatever I may read in books about the …

Self-care Oracle Cards

Caroline Hiscock's's Self-care Oracle Cards seminar at Art Witch Academy has felt like the perfect nourishment for the deep Autumn that has arrived here in the UK. I love how the different seminars at Art Witch Academy inform and enrich each other. The work we did earlier this year on mapping our personal symbols really …

Create your own story cards

One of the things I most enjoyed during the Season of Story at Get Messy, was the project where we made our own story cards during the week I took over the Get Messy instagram account. It is such a simple method and yet the results can be stunning. So I thought I would share …

consulting the oracle… again!

  I so loved my recent experience of making my own oracle cards, I had to do it again! So when I met with the lovely Tammy Hanna for an afternoon of art making at The British Library, we decided to create our own oracle cards together. We each brought 32 small cards and laid …

Consulting the oracle

I think I may have discovered my most favourite thing ever: making my own oracle cards! The inspiration for this project came from the Metamorph class with Erin Faith Allen. I loved her approach of not having any fixed ideas before or even during the process. Instead we went abstract, splattering paint and making marks, …