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...
Please note that this poster was available for a limited time until 22 October 2016. Signed prints are still available through my print shop. Happy Carers Week 2016 to all those family members, support people and unpaid carers who do so much for others. Thank you....
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
Learning to sit with things I cannot change – reminiscing on acceptance and parenting. How does it feel when you desperately want to “fix” things but can’t?
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.
Pirate, dragon rider, dreamer, artist, super hero, poet or adventurer … don’t be afraid to follow your dreams, little man, and be proud just to be you.
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 …
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!
Video of the creation of a mixed media painting to show the difference between clinical recovery and personal recovery. Colour, inks, collage, inspiration.
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.
Step by step through drawing up my goals, including spraying brilliant Dylusions inks, squiggles and swirls here and there, flowers, and lots of lettering.
I’ll never forget those first wobbly steps my children took and how fast they took off after that. It’s the way with all of us. I just drew my child’s shoes!