Category: Art

New Design Work & Trying New Things

Sometimes I just get a creative urge & the designs just flow out of me no matter what time it is (& I ignore what I’m meant to be doing). I’ve also been trying out a lot of new things lately from visiting plant shows to getting a second job as a gardeners apprentice! The […]

Artisanal Frame Service

If you are looking for a framing service that offers high quality craft & creativity then I would really recommend Hetheringtons framing, restoration & design. They offer a truly bespoke service, creating anything from traditional to contemporary styles to suit your needs, are all hand-made & can be coloured to match any specifications. I often […]

Beautiful Drawing Retreat

I was fortunate enough to stay at the stunning Offa’s Pitch fairly recently & call it work whilst I locked myself away in the beautiful Shropshire countryside for a few days as a part of a little drawing retreat. I was in desperate need of some sketching time for a new design collection & the setting […]

DIY Floral Styling

I recently had quite a lot of dreaded business & admin tasks to get through, & after having a sort of my garden, I decided I needed a little creative break! We’re forvever needing new & gorgeous imagery for my Make it in Design classes as well as here in the blog so it was still […]

Floral Print Motif Workshop – Stockport!

I’m excited to announce that I’ll be hosting a Floral Print Motif Workshop at Reloved Works (run by Reloved Upholstery on Saturday 29th September 2018! It’s very rare that I teach in-person classes these days & this is only the 3rd one that I’ve managed to host this year. As an active designer & Co-founder of Make […]

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!  […]