Use nature as a source of inspiration and delight.
Grow ideas from nature into wild and wonderful pages in your sketchbooks.
Explore outside. Find visual stimulus for art making from the world around you. Find interesting details and make unusual marks with twigs. Draw. Collage, have fun.
Explore how nature can be your muse and a constant source of inspiration for your art making.
Helen is the author of the book ‘Expressive sketchbooks: developing creative skills, courage and confidence’ published by Quarry Books and the creator of an online class about developing your own Expressive Sketchbook.
She is passionate about sketchbooks and art journals as a powerful tool for creative discovery and development. Her own sketchbook use is the cornerstone of her artistic career and practice. She became a professional artist later in life and credits using sketchbooks for this career pivot.
Zero expectations. Zero pressure. All the fun.