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hello creative soul,

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I'M ABBY

I'm an artist and mentor who helps HEART-CENTRED creatives show up to their art practice with confidence and an abundant mindset. 

LIVING MY TRUTH

I offer a cyclical, nature-led approach to artmaking that honors the natural ebb and flow of creativity.

 

I BELIEVE that art is a JOURNEY, not a destination, and I'm here to GUIDE you along the way.

25 years ago I began my art journey. There have been many obstacles along the way, and grief knocked me totally off course. But my creativity transported me back and showed me the way.

Abby xo

My art practice showed me how to HEAL my wounds and nourish my SCARS.

 

It brought me to the sea on the East coast of England where I now live with my art college sweetheart. Navigating the next chapter of my journey through the threshold of mid-life and peri-menopause. 

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"Abby is an inspiration to work with, her wealth of knowledge blows me away and has opened up so many new avenues for me in my art practice. It feels such a gift to have found her and she has restarted my creative glow after many years of it being hidden."

SARAH PARKER | FINE ARTIST

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My journey has taken me to the wild edges of myself.  On a deep exploration of the mysterious shadows, the liminal spaces.

 

that is where I met my artist

LET ME MEET YOU WHERE YOU ARE and take your hand to step through the threshold to a pathway to meet the artist who lives in your heart.

There are no false steps, only the next steps. They are all necessary

AGNES MARTIN


I love dolls and tiny things and surround myself with them in my studio.

my stone and shell collection is getting a tad out of hand.

I have a penchant for collecting vintage things; fabrics, haberdashery, kitchenalia, bottles (so many bottles) art materials, books, and stationery.  I love the stories they hold.


I can't be without my digital SLR with a vintage lens, harking back to my analogue art school days in the darkroom.
 

if we haven't met...

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I'M A BIT OF A TECH NERD.
I love learning new things and have embraced digital technology in my work since my art college days in the late 1990's.

Tea has to be Earl Grey with oat milk and coffee black (only in the morning) just for reference.

I swim in the sea, but only when the sun shines.


Apparently, I'm pretty rare. A INJF and a very good listener.  

 

 

Abby's simpler, slower approach

to life is truly infectious

CAROLINE ROWLAND, 91 Magazine

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my creative manifesto

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Always exploring

WOMEN IN ART

finding my witch

FOLKLORE & MYTH

listening to my
 inner whisper

STORIES & TRUTHS

silent mornings

MY ART JOURNAL

shoreline walks

RUNNING WILD

the edgelands

LIMINAL SPACES
VINTAGE FINDS

cyclical living

WORDS OF WISDOM

the shadows

WHAT LIES BENEATH
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GET STARTED WITH 
ART JOURNALING

IN 5 SIMPLE STEPS

  • OVERCOME the Blank Page

  • FIND the Tools & Supplies you need

  • PROMPTS to help you begin

  • HOW TO follow your artistic dreams

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 CONNECT with ME

JOIN my community and receive my Stories from the Studio.

Sent weekly at four points of the moon cycle my studio stories are for anyone who is passionate about art, nature, and living a life that is true to their heart. 

 

In each issue, I share stories, inspiration, and resources to help you live a more creative, fulfilling, and connected life. On the New Moon, Waxing Half Moon, Full Moon & Waning Half Moon, we will explore the intersection of art and nature, and how they can both inspire and heal us.

I look forward to writing to you soon. xo

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