Learn to Draw Plants with John Muir Laws

LIVE AND ONLINE CLASS. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Suggested donation: $25. With the bounty of the plant world all around us, it is always a great time to practice drawing and journaling Read More


NJEF Scientific Skepticism

What is scientific skepticism (as opposed to skepticism of science)? What are some good ground rules for evaluating scientific claims? What is methodological naturalism and what is its role in Read More


Find your inner Birdcasso!

Join a bird art team supporting nature and science education and learn bird drawing tips! Join John Muir Laws and special guest Matthew Dodder for a look at how to Read More


Discover the Joy of Nature Journaling

Nature journaling is a centuries-old practice of collecting and organizing observations, questions, connections, and explanations on the pages of a notebook. A nature journal is a lens that focuses our Read More

NJEF Get your Bias Here!

All humans are subject to unconscious biases that affect our thinking. What does this mean for me? What can I do to help reveal bias in my own thinking? What Read More


Swan Song

Learn how to "carve" your drawings of swans, a skill you can apply to many sketches. Join John Muir Laws for weekly live nature Journaling workshops with tips, techniques, inspiration, Read More


NJEF Botanical Journaling

Join the Mad Botanist, Yvea Moore for inspiration on journaling with plants. Learn tips and techniques to help you explore the world of plants in your nature journal. Learn how Read More


NJEF Types of Observation

How do we observe? 1. “Ambient noticing” — you’re just soaking in everything, taking in the big picture, and letting things come at you.2. “Purposeful attention” — you have a Read More


Gouache Skyscapes

Easy peasy clouds with toned paper and gouache... I have found a fun fast way to paint accurate clouds with gouache on toned paper. In this workshop, I will use Read More