enjoy an affordable Christmas with Super Seconds Festival this October

Remember the fab sample and seconds sale from April this year? It's your lucky week, because Super Seconds Festival is coming up again this weekend Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd October 2022. Check out the sale PREVIEW now! It is the UK's biggest independent seconds and sample sale, featuring 250 independent makers: artists, designers and crafters – all offering affordable and very giftable creations...... Continue Reading →

25% off at AratiDevasher.com for 24 hours only – business birthday offer

I will be 43 tomorrow and my little business is THREE! So, starting NOW until midnight on 8th September 2022, you have 25% off everything. Yes, you read that correctly, EVERYTHING! The discount applies automatically at checkout, so if you want to treat yourself, head on over to my shop. If you've never seen my... Continue Reading →

magic mushrooms – daily sketchbook

Mushrooms come in so many different shapes and sizes and colours. These are just imaginary ones but perhaps there are as yet undiscovered ones that look exactly like this, in Faerieland perhaps? My imagination is my escape. Life can be hard sometimes, and lately in the UK it's just getting more and more stressful, surprising... Continue Reading →

super seconds festival spring 2022

There is a massive SALE this weekend! I am so excited to be taking part in Super Seconds Festival Spring 2022, and it's going to be a whopper, at which I will be getting myself some bargains too! Check out the FESTIVAL PREVIEW now! The event starts at 10am on Saturday, 9th April and runs... Continue Reading →

studio vlog #7, the last vlog of 2021!

Hi everyone! Can you believe it's already time for the last vlog of 2021?! Happy New Year!!! I look forward to making more videos for you! You can also watch on and subscribe to my YouTube channel. There are subtitles available, and the transcript is below if you need to read as well as watch.... Continue Reading →

studio vlog #5, behind the scenes again

Hi everyone! Here's my new studio vlog! Another month full of art, chat, packing orders and visiting art shops in London! Enjoy! You can also watch on and subscribe to my YouTube channel. There are subtitles available, and the transcript is below if you need to read as well as watch. I'd love to hear... Continue Reading →

the pros and cons of commissioned work

Hello! I've finished the Fish Pie recipe illustration you might have spotted in my vlogs and here is the full process! I'm also having a chat about commissioned work and why I love to do it. You can also watch on and subscribe to my YouTube channel. There are subtitles available, and the transcript is... Continue Reading →

painting an elephant for charity

This is a #tbt (Throwback Thursday) to that time I hand-painted a little elephant for the Elephant Family tuktuk race waaaaaaaay back in 2015! The finished elephant It was painted all over in hearts and branches as per the design given to me, and then went to be varnished before it was attached to the... Continue Reading →

a sneak peek at something new

Do you like seeing sneak previews or is it just annoying to see something you can't get yet? Well, if it's the latter, then I can only say that I'm following the PEPtober prompt over on my instagram so I shared this card sample that arrived. And I thought you my like to see it... Continue Reading →

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