Celebrating Nature - All Year!

Celebrating Nature - All Year!

How often do you celebrate events? 

Chatting to friends recently I mentioned that it would soon be a special anniversary for me and Weaselman. They asked what we were going to do to commemorate it.

Well, I ‘ummed’ and ‘ahhed’ a bit.

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Tips for Nature Journaling Outdoors

Tips for Nature Journaling Outdoors

Nature journaling outside: What could possibly go wrong?!

I’ve been sketching outside for years, regularly drawing nature on my walks. In that time I’ve had a few fair scrapes with the weather and terrain. Here are a few problems which I hope you’ll avoid after reading this!

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Finding and using a Sit Spot

Finding and using a Sit Spot

After that big rush of excitement of getting supplies together, and finding a sketchbook, often come the big questions.

Where, and what shall I journal?

There’s just so much to draw and record out there! Once you begin to notice nature in a different way it’s a little overwhelming, especially when you go outside to journal for the first time. Where do you start?

You may have heard the expression……

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Nature Journal Practical: A beginners kit

 Nature Journal Practical:  A beginners kit

People often ask about the practical aspects of starting to keep a nature journal. 

It seems straightforward. You need a book to draw and write in in, and something to draw/paint with.

The problems begin when you look at the huge range of different art tools and equipment available!

All that choice, and so many different options. 

What to choose? 

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