Kim's NJ Adventures
Nature journaling in Australia, watercolour illustrations & educational YouTuber

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Sep
09
Two waratahs in the NSW bush about head height.

Emblem series: Waratah (NSW)

By September, when we knew the waratah should start flowering, the weather forecast was perfect to go for a bushwalk. We were headed to the Central Coast region of NSW, just north of Sydney.
7 min read
Aug
30
Reflecting on 1 year

Reflecting on 1 year

What have been the highlights from this first year of being an online content creator? What’s coming up in
7 min read
Aug
20
Know your colours

Know your colours

Find out how to save time when painting, be able to mix any colour you want and produce more cohesive paintings.
5 min read
Jul
25
Measuring progress

Measuring progress

How do you determine whether you're making progress (as an artist or journaler)? Whether that's slowly over a long period of time or within the frame of an exercise or project - how do you measure growth?
9 min read
Jun
24
Painting without lines | Tutorial

Painting without lines | Tutorial

In this tutorial I want to share a technique I tried recently that surprised me with how accurately I could
6 min read
Jun
01
International Nature Journaling Week 2022

International Nature Journaling Week 2022

It's here! It snuck up on me a bit this year (I'm suddenly feeling unprepared now that it's finally arrived) but very excited to participate in this wonderful event, and I hope you are too!
3 min read
May
23
Journaling With Nature podcast interview

Journaling With Nature podcast interview

Episode 90: Kim Lapere – Australian nature journaling adventures — Journaling with NatureKim is an artist, scientist and educator living in Western
1 min read
May
20
How to use beginner's mind for nature journaling

How to use beginner's mind for nature journaling

What is beginner's mind and how can it be used in your nature journaling practice?
3 min read
May
13
Trying gouache

Trying gouache

What's it like trying gouache for the first time, coming from a watercolour background?
8 min read
May
06
Online store launched!

Online store launched!

1 min read