I have entered The Witch’s Garden

When I was a girl, I spent the summers with my grandparents in Dublin, Ireland. My brothers stayed at my dad's parents while me and my sister stayed at my mum's parents. I loved it there and it's a place that has already featured in several of my comics. At the back of the main garden, with its beautiful …

All the pages I wrote led to you

While I was working on this piece, I had a strong sense that the page was an actual place I could step into. In this place, I could connect with my female ancestors and honour them. I could feel the flow of love that has come down through time to me and also that travels …

Up here in my tree

When I was a girl, I would sit up in my favourite tree in the garden, my handbags hanging from different branches. These days I'm feeling a bit urban and cut off from nature. I could do with some elemental magic in my life! I worked on this piece for the third class in the …

The beautiful one and the ugly one

The beautiful one and the ugly one. — a split I can very much relate to, some days more than others. It's not just about how you think you might look to others. It's about how you see yourself and, more importantly, how you feel. In the second Totems class we have been looking at …

The Keeper of Dreams

Bear is no longer ordinary bear. He has become Spirit Bear, Keeper of Dreams! After expanding into the world of colour over New Year, I felt I wanted to continue exploring new possibilities in the world of making art. A good friend told me about Get Messy — a wonderful online art journaling community, offering classes, prompts and …