Join the Nature Journal Workshop where educators around the globe share and discuss ideas to better teach nature journaling. Today we explore ways of connecting young people to nature with journaling.SHOW MORE
Join John Muir Laws and Bay Nature Magazine for a walk in the woods and a chance to explore mysteries in the trees.
The natural world is full of mysteries, ones that writers and artists are uniquely equipped to unlock. In this panel sponsored by Heyday, four authors meet at a literary crossroads between hard science, lyrical prose, and visual sumptuousness. Naturalist, writer, and illustrator Obi Kaufmann turns his scientific acumen and artist’s palette on California’s most contested
On July 17, 2020, I had a delightful conversation with Maria Coryell-Martin of Expeditionary Art. We discussed wonder, attention and art. We also explored the anatomy of hummingbirds and tips to help draw them. Learn more about Maria Coryell-Martin: expeditionary art, art toolkit, Instagram, art toolkit education program.
How Keeping a Nature Journal Improves Our Birding Experiences In the June 2020 edition of Birding (the national monthly magazine of the American Birding Association), birder-naturalist and nature journaler Fiona Gillogly wrote an outstanding essay on nature journaling while birding. In the article, she explores important topics such as learning to draw, growth mindset, drawings
Learn how to create a measured diagram of the sky to record the positions of the sun on the solstice (and the equinox). You can download a tangent table from the NASA website.
Learn how to describe ecosystems in your nature journal using cross-sections, landscape thumbnails, maps, and block diagrams.
How do you handle it when the critter you were drawing moves and how do you show movement in your drawings? Learn a handy set of nature journaling strategies to draw moving subjects and prepare yourself for the next beastie that won’t sit still.
Thank you all for your support and nominating me for this award. I am humbled and honored and will continue to try to serve our community.
Are you looking for ways to continue and develop your nature journaling practice? Join John Muir Laws for some thoughts about creating and maintaining the habits that help you put in your pencil miles.