Category

Blog
When you’re a creative, you might often crave clarity on your creative pursuits. For example: What should I write next in my story? Where should I focus my efforts? What should I paint next? The list is endless! This is compounded by the fact that we’re often surrounded by creative chaos. This is a period...
Continue Reading
A while back, I visited an office where I was considering subleasing a space. It was stark, grey and devoid of any art. I knew straight away that it wouldn’t work for me. The main lessee – let’s call him John – said: “I like to keep the office environment free of distractions so that...
Continue Reading
I was honoured to be interviewed by Marina Go for Tonic magazine. A lifetime ago, Marina was editor of Dolly magazine back when entire generations of teen girls grew up on devouring that publication. She’s now a business leader, veteran publisher and board director of various major organisations. One of her initiatives is Tonic magazine,...
Continue Reading
I’m so excited to announce a collaboration with Artshine Playground who are offering a range of gorgeous lifestyle products featuring my artwork. From totes and wallets to backpacks and pencil cases, there are a wide range of products to choose from. You can find the full range here. By Valerie Khoo
Continue Reading
I’m a big believer in the idea that you should always give in to your creative curiosity. That means when you feel something that piques your interest, let yourself explore. If you find yourself with a creative itch, scratch it. A lot of people will say that they don’t have the time to fit these...
Continue Reading
Ok, I concede defeat. A while back I started #the100dayproject where you are supposed to “explore your creativity” for 100 days. I decided to take it one step further and “create something new” every day for 100 days. Well, that was clearly silly…⁠ I went very well for the first 30 days and then hit...
Continue Reading
Your genius is what comes naturally to you. It took me too long to understand this basic but profound tenet in life. And that’s because we’re unwittingly trained to resist this concept. For so long I thought that I should all improve on the things that did NOT come naturally to me. So I packed...
Continue Reading
I’m so thrilled to announce my collaboration with Great Big Canvas. For a while now, I’ve received so many enquiries from art lovers in different countries but I’ll admit it’s been a logistical challenge to send prints/canvases to certain places. This collab means you can easily order artist-quality prints of my artwork and get them...
Continue Reading
If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know I do love watching a good TV show. In fact, TV has been a great escapist activity in a period where we can’t travel or get our usual doses of real life inspiration. Sure, it’s not the same as the real thing – but it’s easy, free...
Continue Reading
One of my favourite places in Sydney is the Royal Botanic Garden. Perched on the edge of Sydney Harbour, it’s a stunning place that’s ideal for a picnic, Shakespeare in the Park or a stroll through the beautiful gardens. So I’m honoured that two of my artworks have been selected to feature in the PLANTS...
Continue Reading
1 2 3 5