How to Teach Nature Journaling (Video Workshop)

[A]re you a school teacher who would like to lead nature journal activities in your classroom? Perhaps you are a home school parent who would like to extend and enrich your current journaling activities. Are you interested in starting (or are already leading) a nature journal club in your area? Or, you could be a

Quantity, not Quality

What is the best way to improve as a sketcher? To focus on the quality of our work and strive to improve it, or to put our energy into making lots of pictures. Contrary to standard wisdom, I have found that the best approach is simply to make lots of drawings. If you focus on

This is your brain on nature journals

I was listening to an episode of Dr. Ginger Campbell’s Brain Science Podcast today about research on the aging brain (see BSP #87)  and was fascinated at the link between this work and the benefits of keeping a nature sketchbook. Here are a few of the things that really got me thinking. Cognitive decline with age