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…

Painting in the Highlands

Last weekend I travelled up to the Highland Folk Museum in the Cairngorms to take part in the Forest Festival event.  This event shares knowledge about Ancient Woodlands, traditional woodland activities and crafts.  Painting with Plants was the perfect activity, placed in the Ancient Township, nestled amongst the traditional timber framed buildings with roofs made…

Painting with Mulberries

Yesterday I had a creative adventure with three visitors, Hilary, Emma and Ros, who are on holiday in the area.    On our creative amble we discovered a mulberry tree with fruit ready to pick. Wondering what colour it would produced, we all made our mark on the communal sketchbook. All very impressed with the…

Nature’s Time…

On my wander today spring was in the air. The lambs were racing each other along the banks and I discovered my first wood anemones. They were tucked up in an old hedge making the most of the sunshine.   Hello they said as they caught my eye, pulling me closer to inspect their fine…

Into the fresh air…

I’m excited  to see what I discover on my creative walk this weekend. I love spending time sketching Outdoors  in nature. Instagram: @thewalkingsketchbook

Creative Inspiration

I went sketching with Iris Glimmerveen from Woodland Inspirations today, who ran a project called Secrets and Senses.  The project was about connecting people with nature, using their senses to improve Health and Well-Being. Iris is having some creative time today and trying out my Walking Sketchbook Kit.  We are in the garden at Hergest,…