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

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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

Botanical Illustration 2: Foreshortening

Zoom Meeting CA

Learn the fundamentals of foreshortening radially symmetrical flowers, petals, and leaves. Click Here to Join the Zoom Workshop! Passcode: 187351 All ages and experience levels are welcome. No registration is necessary, This live workshop can hold 500 people and is open to everyone on a first-come basis. If you are new to Zoom or are Read More

Charlotte Mason and Nature Journaling with Art Middlekauff

Zoom Meeting CA

The Charlotte Mason homeschooling system is a profound and effective framework for teaching. It is widely adopted across the world. Many of Mason's principles parallel current best practices in education. Keeping a nature journal is a part of Mason education. In this workshop, we are joined by Art Middlekauff, a leading thinker in Mason education Read More

Live Owl Sketching with the Hawk Mountain Sanctuary

Zoom Meeting CA

Join the Hawk Mountain Sanctuary and John Muir Laws to sketch owls live and up close! We will learn about the birds and the sanctuary's mission and practice sketching from live birds. John Muir Laws will demonstrate strategies to help you draw owls as they move and turn their heads. Drawing from live birds is Read More