Catalina Island Nature Journaling

Catalina Island Avalon, ca

Let's explore Catalina Island we learn new ways to use our nature journals. Enjoy a very special day in nature on Catalina Island practicing your nature journaling skills. Bring your own nature journal and favorite supplies. Included with course fee: Boxed lunch, Non-photo blue pencil, 3-pencil accent kit, Fine tip waterbrush, Ruler


Sketching Animals: Online Workshop

Rockport Art Association & Museum

Learn to capture birds and mammals with pencil and paper! In this online workshop, we’ll start with some techniques for quick sketching animals from life, and then focus on blocking in and accuracy techniques; drawing eyes in a way that brings your animal drawing to life; and capturing fur and feather textures. In addition to Read More

NJEF: Accessibility Part 2

Continuing our discussion from last week: how can we keep the nature journaling community accessible to everyone during these changing times? How can we make it even more accessible, especially to folks who might have mobility challenges? Learn how to teach Nature Journaling! Join our weekly discussion and idea-sharing for teachers, home school parents, and Read More


Asking Richer Questions

How can we more actively engage our curiosity and ask rich and dynamic questions that pull us into discovery? What systems and routines can we practice that help us find more interesting questions as we explore in nature? John Muir Laws will present his ideas and then open to a community discussion you will not Read More


Exploring the Green River: A Conversation with Tony Foster and John Muir Laws

The Foster 940 Commercial Street, Palo Alto, CA, United States

Attend this FREE 90-minute live program at The Foster Museum and hear Tony Foster in conversation with John Muir Laws. The Green River is the major tributary of the Colorado River. This fall Foster will paint in the Rocky Mountains' Wind River Range and also canoe to the confluence of the Green and Colorado Rivers Read More


Let’s Draw Mushrooms!

Randall Museum 199 Museum Way , San Francisco, CA, United States

Join John Muir Laws and the MSSF for a workshop to help you draw and paint mushrooms in the field or studio. Learn how to abstract the shape of a mushroom to help you visualize it from any angle and translate these to sketches and drawings. What views are the most useful for later identification? Read More


NJEF: Feedback

What kind of feedback do you prefer to receive? How can we deliver sensitive, meaningful feedback to our students and to each other? How can we put our best feedback practices to use in the Nature Journal Facebook community group, rather than simply distributing likes? Learn how to teach Nature Journaling! Join our weekly discussion Read More


Answering Questions

How do we start to answer our questions while nature journaling? Le't unpack the observation and inference tool kit that nature journalers and scientists can use to investigate questions. Join John Muir Laws for weekly live nature Journaling workshops with tips, techniques, inspiration, teaching strategies, and interviews. Topics are usually announced in advance of the Read More

Event Series Owl-o-ween Drawing Classes with John Muir Laws

Owl-o-ween Drawing Classes with John Muir Laws

Join me for a special 2-part Owl-o-ween Drawing Class on October 23 and October 30 Celebrate Owl-o-ween and learn “owl” about drawing these magnificent, mysterious, and majestic raptors in this 2-part live online class. All ages and experience levels are welcome!Sunday, October 23, 202211:30am-1pm PDT Owl Anatomy and AnglesI will explain key parts of owl anatomy to help Read More

Event Series Learn to Draw Owls!

Learn to Draw Owls!

Learn to draw owls in this fun two part workshop. This class is a fundraiser for our upcoming project to supply the children at the Amani Orphanage in Tanzania with nature journaling supplies, teach them how to sketch their local wildlife and bring them on thier first Safai expedition to Tarangarie National Park. Celebrate Owl-o-ween Read More