Introduction to Bird Sketching for Taking Notes in the Field

Zoom Meeting CA

Morro Bay Winter Bird Festival Limited to 1,000 participants on Zoom, John (Jack) Muir Laws will help us become better birdwatchers!  Observing and drawing birds opens a world of beauty and sharpens our ability to observe accurately and deeply. The ability to draw is not a gift you are born with but a skill that Read More

Free

Special Nature Journal Educator’s Forum (Nature Collective)

Zoom Meeting CA

In this Educators Forum, we will work together to suggest improvements and strategies for the Nature Collective’s online nature journaling program. It will help us to be specific and the ideas we share and develop may be used in any program. We will have a special guest, Tara Fuad, Education Director of the Nature Collective Read More

How to Draw and Paint Bird Nests

Zoom Meeting CA

How do you show the form of bird nests in a sketch? What angles are the most helpful? How can you represent complex overlapping textures without going crazy? What tools give you easy shortcuts to help draw what you see? Click Here to Join the Zoom Workshop! Passcode: 187351 All ages and experience levels are Read More

For the Love of Birds Festival

Zoom Meeting CA

Imagine learning about birds from 12 of the world’s leading artists, survivalists, photographers, scientists, and conservationists, all in one place. Click Here to Learn More! On January 27-29th  some of the coolest and most unconventional people in the bird-loving world are coming together to show you just how many ways there are to LOVE BIRDS! Read More

$12

Nature Journal Educator’s Forum: Words

Zoom Meeting CA

How can we stimulate our students to use words more dynamically? How do we scaffold experiences and inspire students in ways that will help them build vocabulary and push description and thinking. Learn how to teach Nature Journaling! Join our weekly discussion and idea-sharing for teachers, home school parents, and other educators interested in teaching Read More

Duck Wings

Zoom Meeting CA

Let's do a deep dive into understanding and drawing duck wings. This will help you see, understand, and draw the structure you see. We will examine photographs, drawings, and specimens to learn the wing as it opens and closes. Click Here to Join the Zoom Workshop! Passcode: 187351 All ages and experience levels are welcome. Read More

Nature Journal Educator’s Forum: Maths and Numbers

Zoom Meeting CA

What are the best practices for using numbers and math to extend and enhance nature journaling experiences? Learn how to teach Nature Journaling! Join our weekly discussion and idea-sharing for teachers, home school parents, and other educators interested in teaching nature journaling skills. Each meeting will have a theme. Most of the conversation that day Read More

Botanical Illustration 1

Zoom Meeting CA

Spring will come again! Let's get ready by studying how to draw plants. In this first workshop of our series, we will learn how to understand plant parts and structure. We will dissect flowers together and diagram the relationships of the parts. Bring Pencil/pen and journal A bouquet of mixed flowers (we will dissect some, Read More

Galt Winter Bird Festival (Online Workshops and Keynote)

Zoom Meeting CA

Join me for beginner and advanced bird drawing classes and a keynote presentation at this virtual event. See below for details. Registration is required and the event is free! Keynote: Building a Bigger Bird Brain Why is it hard to remember the plumage, songs, and details of the lives of birds? What if there were Read More

Nature Journal Educator’s Forum: Poetry

Zoom Meeting CA

How can we use poetry to deepen our connection with nature? How can we support our students to create their own? What are your favorite poems for journaling? Learn how to teach Nature Journaling! Join our weekly discussion and idea-sharing for teachers, home school parents, and other educators interested in teaching nature journaling skills. Each Read More