Sketching with an Ancient Tree

I’ve been itching to sketch this fabulous tree, whilst it sketched with me. So today, with my rucksack, out of the door I went to spend some time with this ancient tree. First, I set the materials up so the tree could sketch. Then, with my Seawhite of Brighton Pocket Concertina, I created a sketch…

Sketching Tree Feet

This is one of my favourite sketch adventures, I had such a lovely connection with this tree planted in 1898, making it 122 years old. What an incredible tree standing here looking at me. I nestled against another trunk, to made sure it made it onto my sketchbook page. I’ve been drawn more to nature…

Sketch Across the World 2020

It’s a month since our Sketch Across the World Adventure on the 2nd & 3rd May. Thank you so much to everyone who joined in! It was amazing and I’m so inspired by the creativity and nature connection shared during such a challenging time. I’ve added a link to the gallery of images at the…

Thank You for joining Sketch Across the World!

Last Weekend with Sketchbooks in hand, we came together across the World, for some time-out to sketch and connect with nature. It’s a wrap folks! A massive thank you to everyone who joined in with #sketchacrosstheworld on the 2nd and 3rd May, 2020. At this very challenging time, there has been an overwhelming response this…

Let’s Sketch Across the World

Hi! I’m Katherine- The Walking Sketchbook- and I’m excited, Sketch Across the World is finally here! This weekend on the 2nd and 3rd May, join me wherever you are in the World, to Sketch and Connect with Nature. Share you sketch on Instagram and tag #sketchacrosstheworld to join the gallery. You can follow the hashtag…

#sketchacrosstheworld Countdown

It’s three days to go before Sketch Across the World on the 2nd & 3rd May, 2020. I’m so excited to see who will join in from around the world. If you’ve just arrived at my blog, I’ve included a few steps on how you can join in on Instagram. If you are still deciding…

Join Sketch Across the World

It’s two weeks to go until Sketch Across the World on the 2nd & 3rd May. Last year I led the first Sketch Across the World, encouraging everyone to sketch outdoors and connect with nature. I was so excited to have someone from each continent joining in, including Antarctica. It feels now more than ever…

Drawing Sound

The next time you go on a walk, take notebook and pencil along with you and have a go. It’s 18 days until Sketch Across the World on the 2nd & 3rd May. Join me for some time-out to Sketch nature and share on Instagram tagging, #sketchacrosstheworld – link to further information on how to…

Sketchbook Friday

I love my Sketchbook Friday’s every two weeks. It gives me some quality time outside in the landscape with my sketchbook in my hand. With a bright blue sky and the sunshine out to play, I went to sketch whatever caught my eye. The weeping beech buds and a seed casing still on the tree…

Moment Sketchers

Out of the door and onto the Ridge today to feel the wind on my face for #momentsketchers I said hello to the Monkey Puzzle trees as I passed by and onto the Trig Point ( the highest point) on the hill to sketch my view. It was a freezing cold 🥶 wind at the…