Slip your sketchbook into your pocket, grab and pen or pencil and step outside to spend fifteen minutes sketching what’s around you.
Create some mail art and send it to someone to make them smile. Decorate postcards, envelopes, parcels and fold & send mail
Our challenge this year is to make a regular habit of being creative. Use the challenge to spark your imagination and build a regular habit of creative practice.
May is such a wonderful month. Everywhere feels vibrant and alive and it’s no surprise that the Barley Barn is buzzing with creativity.
I’m a great fan of visual journals and think that anyone remotely creative should keep one.
What is a Visual Journal?
Why you need a Visual Journal
Improve your observational skills
Develop your style
Consolidate your thoughts
Widen your horizons
September is a wonderful month in the UK, as late summer tips into autumn. The lazy days of high summer are over and it’s time to slip on a sweater for early morning walks, find a sunny spot to sit in instead of a shady place and plan ahead for autumn. Here are our favourite things to do this month.