Crash Bandicoot Print

Crash Bandicoot 1 | Sketchbook

I’ve loved the world of Crash Bandicoot ever since I first received Crash Bandicoot 2 as a gift back in 1997. I’ve played the first four games many times over the last 22 years, so I felt it necessary to celebrate my love for them by creating an art piece inspired by each one. This […] Read more…

Native Health Deli, Scarborough

Native Health Deli | Coffee Shops

Created by two Scarborough natives, Emily and Reece have established a beautiful eatery that encourages eating healthier whilst also promoting balance throughout the menu. With the help of seasonal and locally sourced ingredients, Native Health Deli provide a vast menu catering to a wide range of dietry requirements whilst producing an extensive vegetarian and vegan […] Read more…

Instagram, art and mental health

Instagram, Art and Mental Health

My journey with social media started back in university. We were asked as part of our module to create a blog to document our journey with art and the module itself. I created a very bad WordPress blog, as did the rest of the class, but I wanted something more interactive and where people could […] Read more…

January Design

New Year, True Me

Each January, I, like I’m sure many of you do, beat myself up and start my year trying to pave the way for a “new me”. Whether it’s restricting my calories, setting myself excessive exercise goals or just generally setting myself an unrealistic, strict to-do list for the year to come, it’s no wonder most […] Read more…

Me and Milly

Welcome!

Hello everyone! I’m Demi, a mandala and pattern artist from Manchester, England. I’ve been working with mandalas for about 6 years, after first discovering them during my final year at university. My favourite thing to do is to create mandalas based on specific subjects, like coffee shops, computer games and nature. I do as much […] Read more…

Nele at Horseshoe Bend, Arizona, USA

Nele van Hout | Artist of the Month

When I decided to create a blog, one of the first things I knew I wanted was an “Artist of the Month” series where I get to show you some of my favourite artists, friends and inspirations. As well as showing you these artists, I also wanted to show you how they began their journeys […] Read more…

Jetty on the lake

Hollingworth Lake | 1 Day Itinerary

Hollingworth Lake is a beautiful place not far from where I live. I’ve been visiting since I was little and have made so many wonderful memories there over the years, this time I got to share them all with my partner. LOCATION Hollingworth Lake is a 130-acre reservoir situated in Smithy Bridge, Rochdale. It’s 4.4 […] Read more…

A Hot Toddy with my designs

Idle Hands | Sketchbook

As a lover of coffee and being creative, I always knew I wanted to experience being a barista one day so I could one day tick off one of my life goals, learning to create latte art. After spending a year in the industry and finally being able to create latte art (not the best, […] Read more…