Nature Journaling




10 am - 12 pm

Join us for a morning of observation and reflection through the lens of nature journaling. By using a combination of art, writing, and science, nature journaling helps to form a deeper connection to the natural world around us. Hone your observation skills and free your creativity in this two-hour webinar with the guidance of botanical illustrator Brittany Burgard. In this class, you will learn about the historical context of nature journaling, practice warm up exercises to get you started, spend time labeling and fine tuning the details of your illustrations, and receive feedback on your work from your instructor. Use these skills on your next walk through the Garden to take a breath, slow down, and discover something new.

This class will be taught online via Zoom on August 29, from 10 AM - 12 PM. All participants will be sent a suggested materials and subject list upon registration.

Member Webinar Only | $20
Public Webinar Only | $25

Member Webinar + Journal Kit | $80
Public Webinar + Journal Kit | $85

Want a curated journaling kit?
Help give our garden an extra boost of support and receive all the materials you need to feel like an expert naturalist. The journaling kit will include a pencil, pen, hardbound sketchbook, eraser, pencil sharpener, ruler, hand lens, and a colored pencil set. You will also receive bonus natural subject material from the garden.

Pick-up of journaling kits is available at California Botanic Garden. We will contact those who purchase a kit to schedule a pick-up time. Physical distancing guidelines will be followed. Registered students will be sent Zoom login instructions a few days before the class date. It is advisable that you learn how to use Zoom before this event. We will also share a recording of the class within 24 hours of the class if you prefer to watch at your own leisure.

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