Join former CERES educator and artist Claire Mosley in a nature journaling workshop focused around flora and fauna of the Merri Merri Creek. Participants will be invited to learn about their local place through watercolour art and sensory activities. The workshop will also explore the importance of getting to know our local places and encourage wellbeing for all involved. You will be provided with tangible skills and art activities to help you record your observations of the natural world. No art experience is needed for this workshop!
*photo credit - Marie Louise Photography
About your trainer:
Claire Mosley is a watercolour artist, natural dyer and environmental educator who paints and draws on Wurundjeri Country in Narrm, Melbourne. Inspired by the Australian bush, Claire captures the essence of lived moments on her outdoor adventures. You'll find her outside, capturing the skies, the waterways and the flora and fauna within it. Her art encourages others to open their senses and look closer at the wonders of nature around them.
What you will learn :
- About the practice of having a sit spot and the links to nature journaling
- How to use watercolour paints, pencils and other materials for nature journaling
- The why behind the practice of nature journaling, and how this can help us be curious and learn about local flora and fauna!
What you will receive:
- Your own artworks created in the workshop
- A cheat sheet of nature journaling, useful warm ups and activities.
- New stories, curiosities and learnings from the Merri Creek and the nature surrounding Ceres.
What should I bring :
- Your own journal
What should I wear:
Comfortable clothing for moving between indoor and outdoor spaces