Introduction to Nature Journaling workshop, Tuesday 31st March 2020, 10.30 am, Pirianda Gardens, Olinda, Victoria CANCELLED




** This workshop has been cancelled **

Or please use contact form below if you’d like to be put on the wait list.

Time: 10.15 am for a 10.30 am start. Workshop will run for 2 hours.

Venue: Pirianda Gardens, Hacketts Road, Olinda, Victoria. (**Directions: Please stay on the Olinda-Monbulk C406 to Hackett’s Road. Do not approach from Perrin’s Creek Road**)

Nature journaling is the practice of drawing or writing in response to nature. It’s fun and relaxing, it helps you to connect with nature, and the result is your own unique nature journal. The practice calms your mind and increases your attention to detail and appreciation of beauty. Worried that you can’t draw or write? No problem! In this workshop you’ll learn simple exercises that will help allay your fears and get those creative juices flowing.

Please bring along an unlined notebook and a 2B pencil and/or permanent ink fineliner pen, and a chair or rug to sit on. Dress for being outdoors, i.e. hat, sunscreen, sturdy shoes, insect repellent if needed. BYO drinks and snacks, and other favorite art materials if you like. Colour pencils, watercolour pencils and watercolour paints will be available to try on the day.

This workshop is intended for ages 15 and above. Interested kids 10 years and over are also welcome, if accompanied by an adult. Maximum class size is 20 people.

Cancellation and refunds will only be allowed up to Friday 20th March 2020.

Dr Paula Peeters is an ecologist, artist and writer, and has been teaching nature journaling since 2016.

Read more about Paula’s approach to nature journaling here. See more about Paula’s nature journaling and illustration work on Gardening Australia.

Thank you to In My Nature for helping to organize this workshop. Check out the Forest Therapy activities and courses offered by In My Nature.



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