Draw Nature Big

Learn observational drawing techniques to make small things big

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.

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1 Your Guide

Amber Santos Learn more about me

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.

2 Materials Needed

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

3 Learning Focus

  • Communicating
  • Creative thinking

4 Registration

You’re selecting a Realtime Single A one-time Livestreamed Activity led by a qualified Guide.

5 Best Suited For:

Stick figures of varying sizes waving

My age is between 10 - 12

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.