Category: Art

New beginnings…

I’m such a summer person so I’ve been making time to get out into my garden & outdoor studio recently for some drawing sessions. I’ve been looking at some lovely floral photographic inspo (I always ask permission before using imagery) & doing my usual abstract thing. I’ve ben using my favourite pens from Uniball along with […]

VW Serendipity Conversion Update!

In March I announced my #vwserendipity van conversion project in collaboration with Max McMurdo & a few months on the van is beginning to take shape. It is still a work in progress but I wanted to share a sneak peek into the goings on behind the scenes. If you want to stay up to […]

Creative Coaching Has Launched!

We are EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE that Rachael will be taking bookings for hourly creative Skype coaching sessions!* The calendar for appointments is now open! – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – […]

Thursday Inspo – Everyday Rainbows!

Happy Thursday Everyone! Welcome back to the Rachael Taylor blog – we are THRILLED to see some gorgeous sunshine & blue skies today & are feeling super inspired. We hope you’re ready for a boost of colour because today we’re looking at the everyday rainbow! While nothing beats a real rainbow, we still LOVE seeing […]

Floral Print Motif Workshop – Limited Places!

Join us for Rachael’s next Floral Print Motif Workshop – limited number of places left! The workshop will be taking place on March 4th, 2018 in The Create Workshop, Liverpool UK & there are a limited number of places left if you’d like to join us for a fun day of drawing, chats & delicious treats!  […]

New Gorgeous Patterned Furniture & Bedding!

Rachael has been licensing her designs with DENY Designs since 2012 & their products just keep getting better & better! They’ve recently updated their huge list to include beautiful benches & stunning stools alongside their drool-worthy credenzas, desks, coffee tables, side tables & bedding! We recently updated Rachael’s gallery to include her ever popular ‘Organic Origin’ […]

Feeling Grateful

This is my totally cheesy happy face but I’m feeling very grateful right now for all of the opportunities that I receive through both my design studio & sister company Make it in Design. I do work my socks off for things but equally I’m very lucky that the hard work has paid off & […]

Next In-Person Workshop!

The Floral Print Motif Workshop I’m really excited for my next in-person workshop! It’s rare that I get to host these type of events because I already teach so much through my online design school / sister company Make it in Design, but I loved the last Floral Print Motif workshop so much that I am […]

Drawing & Designing Florals

It’s been over 12 years since I graduated from University & I’ve been lucky enough to have designed florals for almost every area in the marketplace. It’s really rewarding to see my prints & patterns on physical products. I’ve always created designs using a variety of subject matter from geometric & abstract to typography etc., […]

Doodle Therapy

I think a bit of doodle therapy can be so important for creatives so today I wanted to share a little idea that I always encourage my students on the Make it in Design courses to do. Grab a large sheet of paper or card & stick it to the wall… then just draw & doodle away for […]