For years I have shared a free poster to celebrate Carers Week, which this year is held in Australia from 14 to 20 October. My annual posters came about as a result of my own experience as a mental health carer, and the website I created at...
Welcome, we care – a free poster
Free poster for non profit use welcoming those reaching out and asking for help. “Welcome – you have our respect and support. We care.” Mixed media painting
It takes courage to ask for help – free poster
Free poster for non profit use acknowledging the strength and courage involved in reaching out and asking for help. Mixed media painting by Helen Wilding.
Sketching Leonie’s chrysanthemums
Good friends who understand how things are with little explanation. The solidarity in having “been there”. That’s what these flowers remind me of.
It’s okay to be different – mixed media from bird to chameleon
I didn’t plan this twirly headed chameleon like guy, but he obviously wanted to be noticed and popped up out of the blue in my mixed media painting.
Pay it Forward – free poster from Helen Wilding Art
Free poster to download with the aim of sharing goodwill and kindness. Non profit use only. Conditions apply. Otherwise please enjoy & pay it forward!
Drawing the Pyjama Day Rules
Watercolour painting of our family’s Pyjama Day Rules. Such a lovely and nurturing way to spend time with my daughter. Bring on the PJs, videos and snacks!
How on earth did we end up with so many gourds decorating our loungeroom? And why do I feel I can't get rid of them? Is there some weird sort of attraction to the rounded orangeness of them and their gorgeous rotundness? Why did a visitor add a baby gourd to the...
Recovery Road and kombi vans – mixed media adding colour to our lives.
Video of the creation of a mixed media painting to show the difference between clinical recovery and personal recovery. Colour, inks, collage, inspiration.
Let sleeping dogs lie … sketching Sully the Australian Terrier
Celebrating our loyal Australian Terrier, Sully. Protector, guard, snuggler, companion. I sketched him as he slept – his usual occupation in his old age.