Author: Barbara Bash

Barbara Bash

Barbara Bash is a calligrapher, illustrator, author, and performance artist, living in the Hudson Valley in upstate New York. She has written and illustrated many books on natural history for adults and children. She teaches workshops in illustrated journaling, expressive brush calligraphy, and communication.

person writing in notebook

Coloring for relaxation is all the rage now. Handwriting can provide the same reward, and stimulate the brain in ways that typing simply does not. It can also be a meditative practice.