Cindy Wider

Artist, Author and Co-founder of

Cindy is a professional artist, author and art instructor with over 25 years of experience sharing her passion for art with her students.

As one of the internet’s most experienced instructors teaching on-line since 2008 she is the co-founder of

Her unique method of teaching is known as ‘The Cindy Wider Method’. The course which is based upon Cindy’s method is The Complete Online Drawing Course.

Cindy is an official Ambassador for Derwent Products and St Cuthberts Mill Paper.

Selected Cuddleecat Family Characters

Documentary about Cindy Wider (ABC Open)

In this documentary filmed as part of the ABC Open Project ‘Artist by Artist’ Cindy describes how her art style evolved to include ‘fire’ through her experience of being evacuated from an Australian Bushfire.

Selected Coloured Pencil, Graphite and Charcoal Works

Contrasting Lives

Cindy’s joint exhibition titled ‘Contrasting Lives – from the Australian Coast to a Village in England’ was shown in March 2016 at the TYTO Regional Gallery in Ingham Queensland Australia and was extremely well-received.

In the video shown here, Cindy discusses the works with Local vicar Richard Burge prior to them being shipped from England back to Australia.

Selected Tropical Series Digital Works

Selected Papua New Guinea Series Artworks


A prolific author as well as an artist, Cindy is the author of many art education publications including the soft cover books:


    Cindy’s artworks and tutorials have been featured in many international art magazines:

    • Leisure Painter
    • SAA Paint Magazine
    • Anne Kulberg’s Color
    • Talking Point 
    • Drawn to Colour