A "Walk & Sketch" is a creative activity that combines the joys of walking and the art of sketching. It involves exploring the world around you, immersing yourself in the sights, sounds, and textures of your surroundings, while capturing your observations through sketching.
Little Joy Meadows to Sidlings Copse
As you walk, you will be encouraged to be fully present, taking in the details of your environment. You will observe the contours of trees, the play of light and shadows, the movements of people and animals, and the intricate patterns in nature. Each step unveils new possibilities for your sketches.
"Walk & Sketch" is not only about the final product but also about the process itself. It encourages you to slow down, observe, and truly connect with your surroundings. It's a way to immerse yourself in the moment, letting your creative instincts guide your hand as you translate the world onto paper.
This activity offers a range of benefits. It nurtures your artistic skills, helping you improve your ability to observe and interpret the world visually. It also cultivates mindfulness and a deeper appreciation for the beauty and diversity of the world around us. "Walk & Sketch" allows you to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life, providing a serene and meditative space where you can find inspiration and rejuvenation.
Whether you are an experienced artist or a beginner exploring your artistic side, a "Walk & Sketch" is a wonderful way to combine the joy of walking, the tranquility of sketching, and the wonder of discovery. So, grab your sketchbook, put on your walking shoes, and set off on a delightful journey of creativity and exploration.
– Alfred Wainwright
Amy Letts has been an Artist since she wouldn't let go of the red crayon and melted it all over her parents couch! She has 15 years of teaching experience and is relentlessly positive.
Unlike other Artists who usually settle in to a certain style, Amy is frequently trying new things, with a plethora of styles and techniques under her belt. It's a challenge to find something she hasn't tried!
To get to the studio go through the side gate and follow the path. If in doubt ring the doorbell and I will come to guide you.
If driving, take a right at Baynards Hill Primary School, then an immediate left onto the slip-road. There are usually parking bays available.
If using public transport catch the number 8 bus from Oxford City Center, or the N8 from Risinghurst.