#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…

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…

#sketchacrosstheworld Countdown

It’s five days to go before Sketch Across the World and 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. If you are still deciding on what you are going to do, head…

Seaside Sketching

There’s nothing like a visit to the sea to start a New Year. With the wind in your hair and salty air in your lungs, it feels like a refreshing process. Whilst spending a few days in North Wales in a lovely creative retreat nestled close to woods, rivers, sea and mountains called Y Gribyn…

Sketching in Limousin

With my bags all packed and ready to go, I was excited to be heading off on a trip to France. The Lofoten Islands in Norway was the first time I had sketched whilst abroad. I loved this experience so much I wanted to make it part of my future travels. It’s just about being…

Sketching with Siwan Gillick

Out through the door and into the fresh morning air I went, to meet Siwan Gillick, a creator of landscapes on canvas of the abstract kind. One of her paintings hangs on the wall in my flat and inspires me everyday to read the land in a different way. As we walk up onto the…

Artists together

As the mist and heavy dew was lifting outside, on my Sketchbook Friday,  I wandered out to meet an inspiring Shropshire artist, Alice Savery from Alice Draws the Line, who was heading over for a creative morning. I was excited to be meeting another artist and a chance to see things with different eyes. The…

Bold Colour

  Out of the drawer and onto the palette, I wanted to explore the boldness of  colour, indoors this time. Acrylics are not my usual choice for my sketchbook, but recently I have been admiring Abstract Art and I have been inspired to have a go. With no preconceived pattern in my head, the paint…

Creative Walk at Kington Festival

  Out of the gallery we went and into the drizzle on our Kington Festival creative walk. The group were settled and excited; the rain drops were light and stayed with us as we discovered the pigments the plants hold tight. Under the tree canopy, Sue, Tricia, Penny and Kaye had a go at Painting…