Susan Yeates

Susan Yeates

Artist - Creator - Author - Tutor

About Susan

Welcome to my website. Being inspired and inspiring others is what I live for! I am an artist, author, creator and online art tutor. This website is a place for you to seek inspiration from my free guides and mini-courses, a place to join my 30-Day Sketchbook Challenge as well as enrol in my online art school where I teach you loads of things about sketching and creativity. Plus I have an exciting creative membership that opens for registration a few times a year - find out more.

Please feel free to email me on info@magenta-sky.com if you want to get in touch! See you soon and stay creative. Susan

Inspire – join the waiting list

Inspire – join the waiting list

Inspire is a celebration of all things creative and inspirational. It is a sketching membership group with Susan Yeates, designed especially for creative souls that crave ideas and plenty of arty things to do on a monthly basis. Join the membership to take part in this global creative community. Registration opens a few times a year and doors will open again in June 2021.

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On the blog

Latest blog posts from Susan.
If I were to start a PODCAST…
Hello creative community, I am touching base to ask you for some help and feedback today. I have been doing some planning for the year...
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Top Tips for Completing the 30 Day Sketchbook Challenge
Top Tips for Completing the 30-Day Sketchbook Challenge I am so excited about the 4th annual 30 Day Sketchbook Challenge that starts on 01 Jan...
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Why I love linocut cards
There is nothing more special than gifting someone a handmade card you have made from scratch yourself, this could be a birthday, a thank you...
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Linocut Masterclass: Handprinted Greetings Cards

Linocut Masterclass: Handprinted Greetings Cards

This special masterclass with experienced artist, author and tutor Susan Yeates, teaches you everything that you need to know about creating your own greetings cards using linocut. It covers the whole process in detail from preparing designs, to cutting the lino, inking and of course printing your finished cards.

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Portfolio

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"Thank you for the mini course, helped overcome my fear of using a pen for sketching. Will definitely practice everyday for the rest of the month."
Fran, 5 Days of Creativity Boosting Exercises, May 2020
"Very helpful and thought provoking."
Sonia Jensen, Build a Daily Sketching Habit
"Thank you - I have found the course inspirational in the fact that it is getting me back into daily sketching and doodling which personally I find relaxing and it takes me to a happy place."
G. Callaghan, Build a Daily Sketching Habit, Feb 2020

Drawing tutorials

Blogs about drawing, tips and inspiration.
FREE ebook – The Ultimate Guide to Creative Living

FREE ebook – The Ultimate Guide to Creative Living

Staying inspired is one of the foundations of living a creative life… and a creative life brings me so much joy! This guide shows you the things I do personally to tend to my creativity on a regular basis, sparking ideas, getting me out of artistic blocks and increasing my artistic output.

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FREE mini course – 5 Days of Creativity Boosting Exercises!

FREE mini course – 5 Days of Creativity Boosting Exercises!

This FREE mini-course with Susan is the perfect way to boost your creativity over a 5-day period. Each day you will receive a brand new creative exercise that will help to unleash your creativity… plus a little smattering of inspiration and ideas as well. Perfect for beginners, for anyone stuck in a creative rut, for 30-day sketchbook challengers and for anyone that wants a really exciting 5-day focus on boosting creativity! Join at any time…

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FREE mini course – 5 Days of Creativity Boosting Exercises!

This FREE mini-course with Susan is the perfect way to boost your creativity over a 5-day period. Each day you will receive a brand new creative exercise that will help to unleash your creativity… plus...

30 Day Sketchbook Challenge

Welcome to the 30 Day Sketchbook Challenge This is the place to find out about the 30 Day Sketchbook Challenge and all the sketchbook related fun we have! #30daysketchbookchallenge #7daysketchbookchallenge  Learn on this page how to...

Inspire gallery

Welcome to the Inspire Gallery 2020 This is the place where all members of Inspire have had the opportunity to share a few of their favourite pieces of work from their creative endeavours in the...
Learn with Susan

Learn with Susan

Susan’s online courses cover a range of topics from including mindful drawing and doodling, sketching for fun, and many other craft disciplines. Learn alongside Susan through videos and exercises.

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