Recurring Event The Nature Journal Workshop

Africa Series: Get your BOVID vaccinations today!

Online CA

Cloven hooves... an art/science look at Artiodactyla. Let's explore Artiodactyls. Animals with cloven hooves are diverse and fun to sketch, from deer, to antelope, to cows and buffalo. Let's understand their anatomy to help us draw them in the field. Join John Muir Laws for weekly live nature Journaling workshops with tips, techniques, inspiration, teaching Read More

$20

Recurring Event The Nature Journal Workshop

Africa Series: One toe or two?

Online CA

The game is a foot! Today we compare hooved mammals with a close look at the Odd-toed mammals (ooooh more Rino's). Let's start with a general comparison of Artiodactyl and Perissodactyal mammals then take a close look at what this means for artists. We will then take a close look at Zebra and Rinocerous (yes Read More

$20
Recurring Event The Nature Journal Workshop

Africa Series: Four on the floor

Online CA

Learn the basic quadruped plan. This is essential for fast drawings of any four-legged mammal. Learn how to quickly block in the body shape of any four-legged mammal. What should you notice and record first? What differences should we look out for as we move between species? What reliable generalizations can we make? How do Read More

$20

Recurring Event The Nature Journal Workshop

Context and Background

Online CA

Adding habitat elements to a sketch of an animal will help you observe and remember. Learn fast and fun ways to incorporate habitat elements into an animal sketch. How can you combine several sketches to explore the context of an observation and show relationships between individuals? Let's move from a drawing of a deer floating Read More

$20
Recurring Event The Nature Journal Workshop

Let’s Draw Mice!

Online CA

Learn to draw mice with John Muir Laws and special guests, Chloe, Penny, Nickle, and Dime. This is a special workshop I will be joined by my friend Chloe in Missouri and her three super cute friends Penny, Nickle, and Dime. I will show some approaches to drawing rodents and then Chloe will share her Read More

$20
Recurring Event The Nature Journal Workshop

Constructing Mammal Heads

Online CA

Learn how to draw mammal heads from the front, side, and 3/4 view. Let's explore templates for drawing mammal heads from all angles. These methods will help you draw animal faces across many species. Join John Muir Laws for weekly live nature Journaling workshops with tips, techniques, inspiration, teaching strategies, and interviews. Topics are usually Read More

$20
Recurring Event The Nature Journal Workshop

The Mountain Stream

Online CA

How can you draw lively, babbling brooks and cascades? Let's sit beside the stream and draw. Let's look at techniques to help us draw the riffles and pools of a mountain stream. We will explore techniques with pen, pencil, and watercolor (perhaps gouache too if we have time but you know how that goes). Join Read More

$20

Sketching for Birders

Online CA

Learn how to draw birds in the field to help you observe more carefully and remember the details more accurately. You do not need to be an artist to enhance your field notes with quick drawings that portray the field marks that you see. These notes can help you learn to identify birds and report Read More

Free

How to Nature Journal

Online CA

Grab a pen and paper and learn how to nature journal with John Muir Laws! Enjoy an introduction to nature journaling with John Muir Laws at the Siskiyou Land Trust’s free online webinar. Nature journaling is one of the best ways we know to increase your observation skills and enjoyment of the natural world. It Read More

Free