Oh, hi there!
I'm Erin and I'm the artist behind Artbrush. I'm a married, mother of two boys living in Ballarat, Australia who decided to throw caution to the wind and set up my own little arty business.
I love making stuff! Arts and crafts have always been my thing. As a kid, I would endlessly draw and paint. As an adult, I still endlessly draw and paint! From carving wood to detailed little paintings, I love it all. My all-time favourite though is most definitely watercolours.
At the start of 2017, one of my sons drew a little peacock and I helped him colour it in using watercolour pencils. I'm still not quite sure how this happened.....but from that tiny little artwork the idea of Artbrush began to blossom and I went with it!
Starting your own business, particularly an art based one, is really scary but I'm determined to get my art out there and to improve along the way. I can't thank everyone enough for all the support I have received, both in person and via social media. Showing my artworks to people has always been something that terrifies me but here I am, almost a year after starting Artbrush, and I show all my good painting days and the bad ones too! I paint at almost every market I do, something I never thought I would, and it gets less scary every time. People are so wonderfully positive when they see me painting at markets and I love when fellow artists come up to me and talk about their art too. I love it, thank you!
People often describe my art as happy and whimsical. That's exactly what I'm aiming for. I really want to add colour back into people's homes and personality too. My prints and paintings now grace the walls of countless peoples' loungerooms, bedrooms and kid's rooms. My cards are given to loved ones and my prints often given as presents. It's amazing! I feel so very lucky and I couldn't be more thankful. You guys are awesome!!
Whenever I paint a new animal or bird it's like adding an extra little body to the Artbrush Zoo! I try to give them their own personality and story so that when you see my art on your walls it brings a smile to your face. A happy, colourful little friend to watch over your days.
Stay tuned to my social media and the website to keep up with my arty journey and see what new things I have in store. And THANK YOU for checking out my website. I appreciate it soooooo very much.