Free courses and ebooks

FREE Online Courses and Ebooks

I love inspiring others to get creative and start sketching! Therefore I have a couple of FREE online courses for you to get started for free. Read on to find out more and click on the links to join these courses. See you there!  

Developing Self-Expression (FREE Inspire taster course)

Developing Self-Expression Free Online Course

Join me on this FREE online course all about developing self-expression in your sketchbook. It is a chance to have fun, to draw, to sketch and to be Inspired!

Get ready to spend some time prioritising your creativity and allowing yourself to PLAY and experiment with marks in your sketchbook.

This free taster course is a wonderful opportunity to join me in my home studio (virtually of course) and open those sketchbook pages with confidence to make marks and express yourself meaningfully.

** This free course is only available to join until 10th October 2021 - join now before it's gone! **

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FREE block printing onto fabric materials guide

Fabric Printing Materials Guide

I am very excited to have launched a FREE 12-page guide with plenty of information and recommendations of my favourite supplies for fabric printing using hand carved blocks.

This is the stuff I use all the time in my own studio for printing and has been created over many years of trial and error.

This guide will provide you with a list of my FAVOURITE tools and materials that I use for my own artwork and some others that come highly recommended.

I know when starting out with any new art form it can be tricky to know exactly what to buy and this is where this guide comes in - to help you go materials shopping with confidence!

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Get Inspired – 5 Days of Creativity Boosting Exercises!

5 Days of Creativity Boosting Exercises

This FREE mini course with Susan is the perfect way to boost your creativity over a 5-day period. Each day you will receive a brand new creative exercise that will help to unleash your creativity… plus a little smattering of inspiration and ideas as well. This course is perfect for beginners to drawing, for anyone stuck in a creative rut, for 30 Day Sketchbook Challengers and for anyone that wants a really exciting 5-day focus on boosting their creativity! Join at any time…

This is a really fun and inspiring course that takes just 5-10 minutes a day for five days in a row. This will be fun, playful, inspiring, will show you some new sketching techniques, boost your creativity and fill at least five pages of your sketchbook!

Benefits include:

  • Improve your mood
  • Relax and enjoy some drawing
  • Boost your creativity
  • Get ideas and inspiration for your drawing
  • Learn some new techniques
  • Have a fun focus for five days in a row!

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Introduction to Drawing 3D Shapes

Introduction to Drawing 3D Shapes

This FREE mini course with Susan shows you exactly how to draw some of the most important and basic 3D shapes – cubes, spheres, cylinders and cones. The course is broken down into several bite-sized modules and includes photos and step-by-step videos of the stages to drawing realistic 3D shapes as well as explanatory videos. Great for beginners to drawing or those needing a little refresher.

Depicting 3D shapes on the page can be a challenge to most people starting out with drawing (and even the most experienced). Getting a flat piece of paper to look like it stands out is a real skill that is handy for any artist.

After completing this course you will be comfortable drawing the basic shapes of a cube, sphere, cylinder and cone in pencil. From here you can then develop your skills further and look to draw other objects and items with more confidence and technical skill.

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FREE ebook – The Ultimate Guide to Creative Living

Ultimate Guide To Creative Living Ebook

Staying inspired is one of the foundations of living a creative life… and a creative life brings me so much joy!

This guide shows you the things I do personally to tend to my creativity on a regular basis, sparking ideas, getting me out of artistic blocks and increasing my artistic output.

The 16-page PDF ebook is packed full of creativity boosters for when you are feeling stuck and ways to tend to your creativity on a regular basis!

Plus there are FIVE handy worksheets to use as well.

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Free Linocut Ebooks

Linocut Ebooks

Learn all about Linocut in these two fact-packed PDFs which will give you all the basic info you need to learn linocutting from home!

10 Essential Tools for Linocutting: This is a list of some of my favourite linocutting tools and materials. Things that I use on a regular basis and couldn’t live without!

Introduction to Linocut: This little ebook talks you through the basic process of linocutting. How to prepare your design, cut the block, ink and print...

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