J o u r n a l
B Y A W I L D R O S E . . . .
This year my focus is not so much success but personal growth through setting intentions and referring to them regularly! Weekly, daily even. I always keep my New Year Intentions somewhere visible for me to see, remember and act upon.
I hope my intentions inspire you! Have a successful year!
I am not really a huge fan of the Kardashians and frankly, I can't quite believe I am writing about them. But when I was bopping to Kanye West one day I had a thought. These icons, Kim Kardashain, Kanye, Beyonce - do you think they got to where they are know by being shy? Or reserved? No. Kim K, Beyonce - they ooze confidence. Ask yourself, what would Beyonce do? Queen B is a fav for me, but hey you - be more confident this year. You don't ask, you don't get.
I wrote to my dream magazine to ask if they wanted to collaborate - the reply was, yes. Simple. I was sweaty, writing the email, crossed my fingers as the email whoosh into their inbox but the got a yes at the end. Do not let fear dominate your decisions. Ever.
show the world what i can do
Life is not a dress rehearsal. The time is now. Show the world what you can do. Do not worry about what other people think. Show the world what you can do.
Work hard, play hard. Like dear Dumbledore said "It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live." The email can wait, the laundry can too. Grab your camera, your boots and get out there. My Designer husband and I are already planning the next month living in another country - we can't wait!
It is all too easy to compare yourself, be swept up in what we see. Stay true to your roots - do what you love. Stay true to yourself and never forget who you are.
live from your art
Find success through my passion art, what ever I define that to be.
SLOW DOWN, meditate more
One of my all time favourite quotes - "Will you close your eyes in order to see?"
Yewwwwww - a personal one, but I thought I would throw it in there anyway. Make sure you take time out, book in time off. Put it in your schedule!
DRINK MORE WATER, MERMAID......
Whoops, forget my own rule, let me grab a drink!
READ MORE..... PUT THAT PHONE DOWn. Ok? k.
Raise your hand, how many books do you have that you haven't read yet. I must have around 200 that are just waiting to be read. Ouch. Read more, read more, read more.
DO MORE YOGA
Good for the mind, body, soul. I don't need convincing. My weekly routine? 1 day of Yoga, 1 day of excercise, 1 day of rest - repeat.
SEE NUMBERS GO UP IN THE RIGHT PLACES
Where do the numbers really matter in your life? Is it followers? Or is it how many pieces of art you made this month? Or how much time you spent just taking care of yourself? Or is it how many minutes you spent reading?
SOCIAL MEDIA FAST
What is social media really doing for you? Why do we scroll so much! No instagram, I want my thumbs back. Find me less on the gram, more on my website, so much on Pinterest and find me emailing my lovely subscribers and sending you all the good stuff!
I am so excited to announce that I can finally send out my Productivity Pack ready for a successful New Year!
I spent nearly all of Christmas making this for my readers to learn how I do, what I do everyday. Running two creative businesses from home and being a one woman show can sometimes be tricky and over the years, there has been one thing that has been countlessly said to me, by numerous people, time after time and that question is "How do I do so much?"
This is how! I promise you, if you practise these Productivity tips, tricks and hacks you will 100% be more productive and get things done! The bonus, its totally free! Enjoy!
I am excited to launch my newest collection of work inspired by my time in Hawaii travelling across three islands. These islands were Oahu, Maui and Kauai. Being a surfer as well as being born and raised near the sea, I have always been inspired by the water. Most of this work is produced through both experimentation, creative eye and the inspiration from my time in Hawaii, all the things I felt and saw
Experimentation is essential in my practice. I move the paint to create colours that blend beautifully, just enough. I am almost addicted to the way these colours flow and blend. Find these limited original paintings on my Etsy today.
Island Living Print
The Island Living print is inspired by my time travelling across Oahu, Maui and Kauai. Where you spend all day dreaming, walk barefoot under the stars and catch shade under the palm trees.
Do you know what this feels like? Do you remember? Reminisce the precious moments from your own travels with this print in your home. Bringing a salty aesthetic to your decor with the use of minimal, sleek typography and design. Printed onto high quality mixed media paper - a favourite in my shop.
This stunning print compliments any modern beach inspired home, introducing a minimal friendly welcome to every guest that enters.
Originally designed with brush pen and ink, this print is one of our favourites in the New Moon Collection. The spark that started the fire to Hawaiian wanderlust desire. Maybe it will serve you as a reminder of fond memories, or a welcome to new Aloha beginnings.....
Following months of painting and hard work I can finally reveal one of the biggest projects I have worked on so far to date. I was commissioned to do a large Ocean inspired painting which I truly loved working on. Having never worked on canvas at all before I am pleased with the finished price.
This painting taught me so much about myself. Right now, my life is he busiest it’s ever been and it really forced me to slow down. It’s was like physical meditation, within an object I was painting with my eyes and mind wide open.
This piece shaped my painting technique, allowed me to experiment with texture and think about combinations of colours closely.
ROSE EADS | SURFER | DESIGNER | ILLUSTRATOR | PHOTOGRAPHER