Micro safari: live plankton sketching with Pacific Plankton (Video)

Micro safari: live plankton sketching with Pacific Plankton (Video)

The Monterey Bay Journal Club had a special guest: Janai Southworth, host of PacificPlankton who shared microscope views of live plankton from the waters of San Francisco Bay. Plankton are tiny organisms that drift in the ocean. They come in a rich diversity of shapes,…

July 26: Words – Telling a story

July 26: Words – Telling a story

What we’ll be doing By incorporating words with pictures, the nature journal become more that a record of an experience, but tells a story of what happened during time in nature. This Sunday we’ll look at using descriptive words, simile, and simple poetry in our…

July 19: Words in your journal (Video)

July 19: Words in your journal (Video)

What we’ll be doing Nature journaling is made up of words, pictures and numbers to record our experience in nature. This Sunday we’ll be exploring different ways to incorporate WORDS in our nature journal pages. Adding words (such as labels, titles, questions, thoughts, etc) makes…

July 12 Brown Bears: MB Nature Journal Club (video)

July 12 Brown Bears: MB Nature Journal Club (video)

This morning I stumbled upon a live web cam at Brooks Falls, Katmai National Park, Alaska, USA. Salmon were leaping out of the water, attempting to jump upstream. Brown bears were chewing on freshly-caught salmon sashimi. The falls, the pool, the island, and the scenery…

July 5 Meeting (video)

July 5 Meeting (video)

Today we celebrated 14 weeks on online nature journaling meetings, and discussed some new ways we might be able to share in the future meetings. Other questions that came up: about INIWIRMO (I notice, I wonder, It reminds me of), Sacrificial pancakes, myth of “right…

Drawing Bird Song (Video)

Drawing Bird Song (Video)

How can we draw bird songs? It’s May and at the midpoint of spring. For us, seeing bluebird nestlings and the return of tree swallows marks a change in the season. To help our our native birds, two years ago we installed bluebird nest boxes.…