Learn basic techniques in graphite and colored pencil pen and ink wash and watercolor. Enjoy instruction in attuned observation, writing in reverie, field sketching, color, and creating “encounter maps.” Whether you are new to the nature journal or an advanced naturalist/artist, you will deepen in your skills and develop an artful daily practice for your life through all of the seasons.
This workshop is open for everybody with no pre-requisites -
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Maria Hodkins is a professional free-lance journalist of 35 years, a former naturalist for Colorado State Parks, a multi-media artist, and poet. She has taught field/nature journaling programs and workshops for Colorado State Parks, schools, college environmental studies classes, botanical gardens, interpretive organizations, art centers, and private groups.
Maria teaches illustrated journaling, creative non-fiction writing, and bookbinding.
Marias sketches were featured extensively in Artists' Journal Workshop (2011) by Cathy Johnson (staff writer for Artists Magazine and Watercolor Artist).
Please see the Artists' Journal Workshop Interview with Maria by clicking here. You can also see samples of Maria's Journals by clicking here.