Hand-Drawn Flap Book: An Exercise in Creativity

When I saw this video, I was immediately reminded of my brain chain from last week and a book I … More Hand-Drawn Flap Book: An Exercise in Creativity

Make Mistakes or Make Nothing

I had a great idea after the Wild Wonder conference. Inspired by various talks, I decided I wanted to start … More Make Mistakes or Make Nothing

How to Nature Journal Even Though You Are Tired

As I feared , I didn’t have the energy to attend all the sessions of the wonderful Wild Wonder Nature Journaling Conference . Since I was still interested in participating as much as possible, I took note of the daily challenges, but wasn’t sure I had the steam for them. Fortunately, one of the first sessions I attended gave me a tool to deal with this problem.

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What To Do When Your Watercolor Sucks

Back in August, I got to spend a day up in the mountains with my nature journal. Inspired by the beautiful scenery, my excitement quickly turned to frustration. I didn’t have the skills I needed to capture the landscapes around me with watercolor paints. My disappointment nearly ruined the trip for me. I had to remind myself that I’m a beginner and do not understand how watercolors work. Yet.

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