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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
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
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
Apr
22
Earth Day 2022

Earth Day 2022

(Watch on YouTube [https://youtu.be/oCo6fe8SIA4]) I've been on Earth for 34 years now. It's been amazing so far,
2 min read
Mar
31
Plein Airpril

Plein Airpril

This April I will be attempting the #PleinAirpril challenge for the first time.
3 min read
Mar
18
The Nature Journal Show Interview

The Nature Journal Show Interview

Join Marley Peifer and I for a chat about nature journaling Australia
1 min read