Draw Nature Big

Learn observational drawing techniques to make small things big

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1 Choose My Schedule

2 Is This Activity For Me?

Tablet posing and thinking
Stick figures of varying sizes waving

My age is between 10 - 15

Yellow and blue gear

All experience levels are welcome.

Child and mother stick figure standing

I can do this independently.

An open book

All reading levels are welcome.

3 More About my Activity

If nature is an inspiration for your art, join this activity! Harvest some treasures such as flowers, leaves, branches, rocks, shells, etc in a sustainable way. Choose a treasure and practice observational drawing skills to record your experience of that natural object.

4 What Materials Do I Need?

Gather interesting twigs, branches, plant, rocks, moss, leaves, flowers that are abundant and thriving in the natural world, by disturbing the natural world as little as possible when gathering; paper and drawing supplies

5 I learn useful skills too?

  • Communicating
  • Creative thinking

6 My Guide!

I’m of German Canadian, Anishanaabe and Metis descent. I’m a practicing artist with over 20 years of exhibiting and selling paintings and drawings, painting murals and teaching art!

I’m a beginner surfer—I’m not very good at it, but every wave I drop is worth the hundreds of wipe outs.