Paperbark Writer

Australian nature meets science and art

By Paula Peeters

New ‘Possums of Australia’ design collection

Yes I have a possum obsession!

Maybe you do too?

Recently I decided to illustrate all 27 species of possum and glider that live in Australia. I’ve loved these critters for a long time, perhaps because most of them live in forests, and I also love forests.

As a result I now present you with 8 different possum / glider designs. They are currently available via my Redbubble store, where you can purchase a range of clothing styles, posters, prints and other goodies adorned with these delightful beasties.

Organic Cotton Tea towels with these designs should be available in a few months.


Go to Redbubble store to see the full range of ‘Possums of Australia’ products

On sale now!

A walk in the mountain forests

My nature journal of Binna Burra, Beechmont and beyond

Discover the richness of the mountain forests through the playful, diverse and beautiful pages of Paula’s nature journal.

Paperback, 17 x 22.3 cm, 206 pages, full colour throughout with over 196 original illustrations. Printed in Australia on recycled paper.

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New colouring book to download!

Dynamic Lagoons

Colour the world of the upland wetlands

Funded by the New South Wales Environmental Trust’s Saving Our Species Program.


Stories and artwork inspired by Australian nature

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A walk in the green room

A walk in the green room

Binna Burra, September 2021 The forest always gives so much. But I need to slow down, to observe, to open myself to its abundance, for this to happen. As I walk into the forest I see the different layers, shapes, colours of green that are the leaves, foliage,...


Download free colouring books and colouring sheets

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Gifts for yourself and others

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Organic cotton tea towels


Greeting cards


Redbubble store

Here you can purchase clothing, prints, posters and other goods with my designs. They’re printed on demand and shipped straight to you from Redbubble.

Buy selected garments through my Redbubble store and 25 % of the retail price will be donated to environmental and animal welfare charities

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Come along…

To a nature journaling workshop!

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Nature journaling workshop at Binna Burra; Photos by Renata Buziak


Into the Wildworld, and discover The Kinship of All. Read Stories of the Wildworld.

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