Nature is Simply Shapes!

Nature Journaling Workshop (from the live Recording)

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Nature Journaling Workshop (recorded from the Live June 5 event)

The live class may have passed, but the nature drawing and painting fun continues at your own time and pace in this recorded class!

This workshop is for you if you want to:

...Discover tips and tricks for drawing and painting nature by simply breaking down bits of nature into shapes.

...Draw and paint nature live in a supportive class to help hone and expand your nature journaling skills...

...Ask questions about nature inspired art-making (and share your art if you want)...

Participants gain access to the classroom upon registration for the life of the class. This class is self paced and pre-recorded. (The live workshop was held only on June 5, 2021). It includes pdf downloads of tutorial videos as well as photo references.

Additionally, this class includes bonus nature journaling inspiration and project links to spark your wonder!

During the workshop, We also Celebrate the release of Draw Yourself Back to Nature: Creativity, Connection, & Art-Making with the Natural World - the Book, + the collaboration limited edition set of Wings, Worms, and Wonder watercolor paints by Viviva Colors!

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, or helping humans connect with nature, creatively!

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 & 20+ years experience teaching art & nature-study to children and adults in a wide variety of settings - from the classroom to the forest.

From huge murals in Mexico to tiny portraits in Virginia to tropical plants in Nicaragua, I've painted about everything 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.

Follow the blog, join the newsletter, and learn lots of fun ways to stay creatively connected with nature! Check out My site & Etsy Shop

*** If you had an awesome time with this eCourse, email me your thoughts in a testimonial form with your permission for me to use them and I will email you a surprise herb inspired thank you gift! ***

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start?
The course starts now! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start. A recording of the live June 5 workshop will be posted in the class by June 6. You will have access to this class for the life of the class - at least 3 months past June 6, 2021.
How long do I have access to the course?
At least 3 months. After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for the life of the class - across any and all devices you own.
What if my timezone is asleep during the Live workshop time?
A recording will be posted of the live workshop, and access to the classroom will continue for at least 3 months following the live event. Additionally, each week leading up to the live workshop, a nature journaling inspiration or project will be posted in the classroom to spark your wonder!
Do I need to know anything about art or nature journaling?
Not at all! Every level of art-making and nature connecting are welcome to join the fun! This class is created to be for a multilevel group.

Thank you so much for participating in Simply Shapes!

I hope you'll return to the world of Wings, Worms, and Wonder by visiting the website for lots of resources for creative nature connection! While you're there, perhaps join the Wonder Wednesday email list to receive ideas, inspiration, and art and nature activities for staying creatively connected to your natural world delivered to your inbox 2x each month.

Be sure to check out the Wings, Worms, and Wonder online nature journaling school here, with classes for all levels starting at...Free!

Also, if you're on Instagram I'd love to get social with you @wingswormsandwonder ! Be sure to post photos of your Simply Shapes art #wingswormsandwonder so I can see and cheer you on your nature journaling journey!

Thank you! I am so glad to have you here, appreciate your support immensely, and am honored to offer helpful tips and ideas for your nature connecting!



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