The Sammy Sheppard Art Blog


Learning the ropes

I have found that right when I am sure things are going really well, I get hit on my blind side by the enemies devious moves that cause me to …

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Because he loved me

On the night before Jesus was to be crucified, he knew all that was going to happen. He chose to love on his disciples on his final night with them, by …

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More Origami animals

Here are the last 3 origami animals that form part of my 9 piece series of paintings on African maps.    

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Origami’s going places

So, as promised, here are more origami paintings of mine. What started out as some paintings of Jesse and my favourite animals as origami’s have become a little African family.

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Origami love

  Lion painted on Africa map, acrylic and pen. Available on woodblocks 200x200mm, 400x400mm and cards 150x150mm         Giraffe painted on Africa map, acrylic and pen. Available …

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The rollercoaster

My life has been a rollercoaster ride the last couple of weeks. Not one of those kiddies ones. A proper one with seatbelts and neck braces. One that makes you …

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My offering

I am officially taking part in my first expo!! Sammy Sheppard Art will be exhibiting cards, notebooks, woodblocks and gift sets, in 50 different designs! I can hardly believe that …

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Small girl with big dreams

When I was about 7 years old, I had a pair of lace-up doc marten boots. They made me feel like I could conquer the world. I was braver when …

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Growing forward

Lately I find myself sounding just like one of those people who always say “Enjoy your kids now because they grow up so quickly!” But, seriously, its true!! Probably because they make …

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Singing with the birds

Here is a happy design for a happy weekend!! I found my old children’s passport and thought to myself how cool the pages are!! Just the thing I can use …

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