Learn more about color and color theory in the Exploring Color With Wing 3 part blog series! Click to start applying more color theory to your art making and nature experiences!

Seed Swap: Color’s Power

Over the past few weeks our adventure in color exploration has been really fun, don’t you think? From looking at the ways color influences our lives and our art in part 1 Color as an Influencer, to looking at a few Masters of Color in part 2, to playing with Seasonal Palettes in our art

Welcome to week 3 of the Explore Color with Wings color theory series! Click to check out Seasonal palettes of color theory and make your own seasonal palette project!

Explore Color with Wings: Part 3 Seasonal Palettes

  It’s part 3 of our Exploring color series and this week we’re looking at the palettes that make up seasonal moods and feelings. Throughout the year, color affects us in obvious and subtle ways – the pinks and yellow of spring, the rich greens of summer, the reds and golds of fall, and the blue

Welcome to week 2 of the Explore Color with Wings color theory series! Click to check out 3 masters of color theory and learn some application techniques!

Explore Color with Wings: Part 2 Masters of Color

  Welcome to week 2 of the Explore Color with Wings color theory series! This week let’s look at 3 artists I deem to be masters of color theory. They understand and use color in ways that exhibit their very deep knowledge of color. They internalize: how hues react with each other in powerful ways, how light constantly affects color, how to

Explore color with wings 3 part blog series and contest! Click to expand your understanding and application of color theory in your nature art journaling!

Explore Color With Wings: Part 1 Color as an Influencer

  Last Sunday I spoke live in Kiala Givehand’s Artsy Meet-up about color. I love color and I LOVE color theory. It is fascinating to me and was my favorite classes in art school. Color continues to amaze and perplex me, in an awesome way, of course.   I know everyone couldn’t be there, so I decided

How will you keep nature and creativity in front of the holiday rush? Click to discover 4 November nature art challenges to keep you creatively connecting!

A Little Art and A Little Nature Everyday: 4 Challenges

  It’s the last day of October, and starting tomorrow life will shift into full speed holiday mode. When this time of year hits, time for nature and art can be a great release from the rush. And when we think we don’t have the time is when we need it more! I planned to offer you an art challenge of

When you hear the term fractal patterns, what do you think of? Click to Learn more about the ways humans unconsciously intuit fractals inherent in art and nature in this blog post!

Patterns and Pollock

  When you hear the term fractal patterns, what do you think of? Me, I think of scruffy Deadhead kids in my college art school dorm spacing out to VHS tapes of swirling shapes, while their minds entered “alternate dimensions” we’ll say. But actually there is a much more interesting side to fractals. They are found in spectacular

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Nature Journal Giveaway!

To celebrate reaching 1000 followers on Instagram, I’m having a giveaway!  Head to @wingswormsandwonder on Instagram. Then, follow me and look for the graphic above to get the details and play along! The giveaway starts today and the winner is announced Friday 4/28/17! Get your comments in before midnight 4/27/17. Good luck!

It's a "Best of Wings, Worms, and Wonder Spring"! Find 7 fun ideas to get spring connecting: from you sketchbook to your garden to you life in general!

Best of Spring! 7 Ideas, Tips, & a Download!

  I’ve noticed a lot of “best of” types of things around lately, so I thought why not do a “Best of Wings, Worms, and Wonder Spring”? Sometimes we are so busy focusing on getting and making the newest, latest, and greatest that we forget all the great things in out toolbox that we may not

What is sisu? Click to learn more about this centuries old Finnish philosophy and apply it in a not so scary way with a little Wings, Worms, and Wonder challenge!

Push Through Creative Challenges With Sisu!

  Sisu? Did I make that word up? Thank goodness not! You know those times when you surprise yourself with your own emotional, physical, or mental strength in a tough situation? In Finland that’s called sisu! Finns aren’t the only people with sisu (see-soo), by any means. They just have a culture where it’s popular

Practice giving the task at hand full focus, even if it gets boring. Mindfully observe, draw, and revel in what follows! Try this mindful Wings, Worms, and Wonder drawing exercise for yourself!

Drawing Mindfully: A Fun Exercise

  Mindfully, is the adjective form of mindful – conscious or aware of something. In a busy life, that can be really hard! Western culture encourages us to multi task, which seems counter intuitive to the focus needed to tap into the flow of creativity. I’ve never been great at multi tasking, how about you?   Perhaps