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  • Inspiring the future - Vlog #4
    January 27, 2018 Samantha Morris

    Inspiring the future - Vlog #4

    I had great synchronicity this week as Emma a young mum of two boys, requested illustrations for her children stories and then Beanstalk the children’s literacy charity invited me to their Gloucestershire launch.   This seemed like a meaningful coincidence of storytelling, reading and inspiration, that I had to share with you - and you might be able to help too.
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  • Are you ever ready? - Vlog #3
    January 20, 2018 Samantha Morris

    Are you ever ready? - Vlog #3

     In this weeks episode you'll … see behind the scenes as I set up for the first cow art group workshop get a schurlp from a Jersey girl take a sneak peek at my cowsters being made  Are you ever ready...

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  • Seize the Day - Vlog #2
    January 14, 2018 Samantha Morris

    Seize the Day - Vlog #2

    We seize the day and set ourselves the challenge of creating a visual memory capsule of our Kendal adventure, we eat cake, sneak into the children play area to swing on their swings, indulge in cocktails and meet other local artists; Julie Ann Scott who creates intensely coloured oil paintings and Thurline De Cock who is an animal artist with a great love of cows too!
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  • Belted Galloway painted by Sam Morris Cow Art
    January 8, 2018 Samantha Morris

    Walk with me in the snow - Vlog #1

    SUNDAY STUDIO SESSION (Vlog :1) “Take a walk with me in the snow” This is the very first Sunday Studio Session vlog. Every Sunday I will publish a short film that will take you with me on my ‘who knows...

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  • Passionate pursuit of micro ambitions
    November 14, 2017 Samantha Morris

    Passionate pursuit of micro ambitions

    As this year draws to a close I’ve been taking a little time to plan the year ahead.   Reflecting on 2017 which included exciting achievements like enjoying the full year of being the Cotswold Artist of the Year and being a Fine Art Awards Finalist for best published artist - sounds so fancy! 
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  • Creative State of Mind
    November 10, 2017 Samantha Morris

    Creative State of Mind

    Getting back in alpha state will stabilise intense emotions as you’re not thinking too quickly and stressing nor or you thinking to slowly and becoming tired, it’s a balance between the two.  Alpha will help you access your flow, where time passes quickly and challenges are easily overcome.
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  • Odette & Pedro's Wedding Painting
    October 18, 2017 Samantha Morris

    Odette & Pedro's Wedding Painting

    When I met Odette and Pedro in Spain earlier this year I was bowled over by their knowledge, skill, professionalism and love for horses in their care.  I was lucky enough to be invited to the yard, meet some beautiful characters in the stables and watch Pedro and Odette train for a show.  I didn't think I would end up painting at their wedding!
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  • Mentoring Creatives
    October 17, 2017 Samantha Morris

    Mentoring Creatives

    I am still, even after 20+ years of full time mentoring, really honoured when someone asks if I could spend time with them to help explore their future possibilities.  I feel trusted to nurture seeds of ideas and vulnerable dreams -...

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  • Is Mr Bean somewhere in my DNA?
    August 7, 2017 Samantha Morris

    Is Mr Bean somewhere in my DNA?

    The honest thing is I feel awkward on camera whether that's for photographs or being filmed.  I know my brain will be looking for evidence to confirm my long-standing belief that Mr Bean is somewhere in my DNA!  However being photographed and filmed is a big part of my job and it's
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