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  • How to stay motivated - vlog #19
    May 31, 2018 Samantha Morris

    How to stay motivated - vlog #19

    How do you stay motivated?

    Me? Well I meet with other creatives and we challenge one another to try new things. Sometimes these things scare us but with a little bit of support and accountability we achieve so much more.

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  • Light at the end of the tunnel - Vlog #18
    May 31, 2018 Samantha Morris

    Light at the end of the tunnel - Vlog #18

     Have you ever had one of those moments where you are so excited to do something new but you battle with nerves and lack of experience. In today's vlog I compare my experience of being a full time artist to that of navigating the canal networks in a 45 ft steel barge!
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  • Let the sunshine in - Vlog #17
    May 13, 2018 Samantha Morris

    Let the sunshine in - Vlog #17

    A large splash of colour across our fields, seas of bright yellow fields of rapeseed in bloom, inspire me with colour choices for my paintings. Yellow must be the happiest colour, just seeing it as the fields glow makes me smile.
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  • Milestone Moments - Vlog #15
    May 13, 2018 Samantha Morris

    Milestone Moments - Vlog #15

    I was commissioned to paint something rather special for Cotteswold Dairy's 80th birthday. Cotteswold Dairy was founded in 1938 by Harry Workman. Three generations on they remain a thriving independent diary working in partnership with local farmers to maintain Harry's core values of great service and quality with a special addition of family values too.
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  • Born in a Barn - Vlog #16
    May 13, 2018 Samantha Morris

    Born in a Barn - Vlog #16

    This week we're off to Hampshire delivering the original painting "Remembering the hay days" for Jennie and the team who work at de Mellow & Co. Their new offices are a converted barn, so I designed their commission to link to the history of the building but it also represents a fresh start too.
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  • Make it Special - Vlog #13
    April 28, 2018 Samantha Morris

    Make it Special - Vlog #13

    It's Vlog #13 and what better way to mark the occasion than the creation of a painting for a wedding held on the 13th April. Original commissions are bespoke. They're made with the customers story weaved in and around it....

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  • 7 Learning Habits - Vlog #9
    March 4, 2018 Samantha Morris

    7 Learning Habits - Vlog #9

    After a year of studying an oil diploma at the Norfolk Painting School, I share with you the 7 learning habits that I developed to make the most of this experiential learning opportunity.
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  • Shared experiences - Vlog #8
    February 25, 2018 Samantha Morris

    Shared experiences - Vlog #8

    Oh … shared experiences, the power of being together ... There’s a something of a superpower that’s created with a shared experience, that I really, really I mean really love.  By simply being with one another we build connections, we...

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