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From Seed to Fruit

4 Seasonal Nature Journaling Projects

Originally released as a part of Kiala Givehand's Journey Within: A Year of Handmade Art Journals, these 4 tutorials were available only to students in the course - until now!

I am excited to offer you the 4 tutorials I created as a core teacher in the course on their own!


In this courses 4 journal spread tutorials, we reflect on ourselves and our relationship with the natural world through creating nature art journal spreads. We explore the cycles of the seasons and the life cycles of plants literally through art, and figuratively through symbol in our art and lives.

We create projects that use quotes and poems, we make a spread with actual opening windows on our page, we look to nostalgia for inspiration, and have some fun with process play.


This course is for novice and experienced artists and journalers alike. It's designed to guide you on a journey of creative connection through cycles using themes of nature that can be expressed at various technique levels. A key to creative connection is simply making the time - and this course gives you an format and excuse to do just that!

This course is not for someone looking for specific technique instruction. This course provides a guide to complete 4 projects. If you are looking for painting and drawing technique instruction, check out my Draw Yourself Back to Nature and Draw Deeper Into Nature courses and Bundle, or my free course Watercolor Basics for Nature Journalers, then come back here for more projects when you finish those!


Your Instructor


Kelly Johnson
Kelly Johnson

I'm your guide into nature inspired drawing and painting, Kelly Johnson!

If you drop by my world on an average day you might find me gardening, making art, snowboarding, surfing, vegan baking, traveling, or helping humans build deep relationships with nature through art and organic gardening!

I have a BFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design, an MA in environmental studies from Goddard College, an AMS 6-9 teaching credential & 10 years in the classroom, + 20 years experience teaching art & 11 years teaching nature-study to children and adults in a wide variety of settings.

I have painted everything from huge murals in Mexico to tiny paintings in Virginia to tropical plants in Florida to veggies in Europe and I love how art builds community and connections in every venue!

Discover more about me, Wings, Worms, & Wonder, and ways to join the nature fun here on my website.

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Class Curriculum


  Welcome to From Seed to Fruit
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  Explore and Discover - Sowing Your Creative Seeds
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  Poetry & Music - Symbolic Inner and Outer Sprouting
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  Meditation & Devotion - Fall Into Process
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  From Seed to Fruit Bonus
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

Thank you so much for joining me here in the Wings, Worms, and Wonder course From Seed to Fruit! If you have any questions about the course please feel free to contact me. I am here to help!

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