Doodling Diagrams with Amy Schleser (Video)

Get ready to doodle some diagrams! This workshop will show you how to make simple drawings of how animals move and more. We’ll watch as animals eat, walk, waddle, hop, pounce (etc.), and figure out how to translate that motion into a simple sketch. We’ll also decode crazy creatures’ limbs, map out where animals wander,

Abby McBride at the WildWonder Nature Journaling Conference 2019

Abby McBride is a self-described sketch biologist, meaning she explores the world with a sketchbook to look for insight into the past, present, and future of landscapes and living things. She writes and illustrates multimedia stories about biology, ecology, and conservation. At the 2019 Wild Wonder Nature Journaling Conference, she shared how she used sketching to tell

Clare Walker Leslie at Wild Wonder Nature Journaling Conference 2019

Clare Walker Leslie has kept a nature journal for more than 40 years and she is the author of more than 12 books, including Keeping a Nature Journal and The Nature Connection. In this video from the 2019 Wild Wonder Nature Journaling Conference, John Muir Laws introduces Clare as one of his most important mentors,

Level up your Nature Journal (video)

How do you get more out of your nature journal? It starts with observation and wonder, then moves onto the page with words pictures and numbers. But then opens up into an exciting and creative range of possibilities. In this class, we will broaden your horizons of what you can do on a journal page,

Fiona Gillogly at the Foster Museum (video)

On October 23, 2018, Naturalist and nature journaler Fiona Gillogly gave a wonderful presentation on her practice on nature journaling at the Foster Museum in Palo Alto. It is inspiring and shows what you can do if you show up for nature.

Creative Lettering for Nature Journaling (video)

Have you wanted ways to add creative lettering to your Nature Journal pages? Learn “you can do it” techniques from a real master. Deb Brady is a nature enthusiast, who has been working as a sign artist at Trader Joe’s for the past 15 years and doing occasional freelance work in graphics and illustration.

Build a Journaling Community

A joy that is shared is a joy made double. —English Proverb What if you could make your own journaling process more fun, speed up your learning and development as a sketcher and journaler, and increase your motivation to get out and explore with your journal on a more regular basis. You can, but you

Curiosity (video workshop)

“Curiouser and curiouser!” Cried Alice (she was so much surprised, that for the moment she quite forgot how to speak good English).” ― Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Curiosity is not a trait you are born with. It is a skill that you can develop and refine with practice.It is more essential than any

The Enemy of the Good: moving beyond perfectionism

“The perfect is the enemy of the good.” —Voltaire Have you ever found yourself paralyzed by perfectionism before a blank journal page? Perhaps you are starting a brand new journal, are about to make the first sketch of the day, are presented with a complex or beautiful object, have been intimated by amazing artwork in someone