Kington Walking Festival

I’m excited about the creative walk I’m leading tomorrow as part of Kington Walking Festival. All packed and prepared, whatever the weather. Got my fingers crossed for sunshine, or at least the rain to hold off for two hours between 2-4pm in Kington. Even if it rains we will have fun and there is plenty…

Exhibiting in h.Art

This week I am exhibiting in h.Art at Made in the Marches Gallery, in Kington, Herefordshire. Tomorrow I will be in the gallery in the afternoon and on Sunday 16th in the morning. Come along and meet me. I’ve been to see some fabulous exhibitions already, there is a wealth of talent in Herefordshire. You…

Sketching on Wapley Hill

Into the sunshine I went with art materials tucked under my arm,  to discover and sketch my view. The  trees were calling today and so I headed to Wapley Hill Fort near Presteigne in The Welsh Marches. You can wander up hill, through the  trees, to reach an Iron Age Hill fort at the top….

Discovering nature…

I’ve been out on adventures this week, around the garden, through the fields, into the  woods and to the sea. Whilst exploring, I’ve discovered nature before me that made its way back, in my hand, tucked on my hat and  rustling in my pockets as I wander along. What a collection to treasure, I feel…

5 Tips for Painting with Plants

This week I was Painting with Plants with colleagues at the Woodland Trust.  It’s an exciting time to discover the colours of nature.  I’ve added some top tips below so you can have a go.

Forest Bathing

Into the woodland I went today, looking  for spring-time signs, flowers and buds emerging, to smell the woodland air and breathe it in, to listen to the bird soundscape with the water flowing over the waterfalls.  It was a real treat for the senses, as I wandered by, touching the bark on the trees and…

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