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...
Like life, this painting started as an unknown, a blank canvas full of promise. It went through its ugly and difficult stages, bloomed slowly and unexpectedly bit by bit, adapting and changing to the odd challenge thrown its way. It dug in its roots, clung firmly to...
Why did I start this blog in the first place? It’s about my own search for courage, exploring wellbeing and sharing hope through art.
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
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.
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.
Free poster to download with the aim of sharing goodwill and kindness. Non profit use only. Conditions apply. Otherwise please enjoy & pay it forward!
He looked me right in the eyes and said “Don’t give up”. I don’t know if that’s what this personable little guy said to Sharon at all, but it is …
Getting stuck into a tiny painting of red tulips after watching a video of Helen Cooper demonstrating her light filled style of painting flowers.
Video of the creation of a mixed media painting to show the difference between clinical recovery and personal recovery. Colour, inks, collage, inspiration.
Celebrating our loyal Australian Terrier, Sully. Protector, guard, snuggler, companion. I sketched him as he slept – his usual occupation in his old age.
I feel very proud to have been invited to exhibit at the St Vincent’s Gallery in Melbourne.The exhibition runs from 8 September to 30 October 2014.
I came home to find these gorgeous flowers from my long suffering husband. I knew I wouldn’t keep them alive, so out came the paints to keep them forever.
Drawing my daughter’s culinary masterpieces from the Australian Women’s Weekly Baking Collection – a delicious cinnamon dusted apple and custard teacake.
I painted the background to this page before my trip to France, but a quiet space in my parents’ garden in Queenscliff was just the right time to finish it