Learn to draw and color northern cardinals step by step! Connect with nature through creativity every day with Wings, Worms, and Wonder!

Wonder Wednesday 65: Draw Cute Winter Cardinals step by step

  I think cardinals are totally adorable. Their pointy head feathers look like funny hats and I love how they mate for life. Did you know they even keep tabs on their partner during the day with little call and response "chip, chip" noises all around the yard. The Northern Cardinal has a huge year round North

When reality seems less than, use art (and nature) to stay in touch with truth, when all swirling around us seems like anything but. Click for inspiration.

Art vs. Reality

  It’s a bizarre, fragile, and disturbing political time engulfing us here in the states. I don’t know about y’all, but I roller coaster through the gamut of emotions on a daily basis. One minute I’m like it will be okay. It surely will…right? And the next I’m in a quick sell everything and get out while

The Winter Solstice is December 21, how will you celebrate? Click for 7 ideas to creatively connect with nature this solstice!

7 Ways to Celebrate Winter Solstice!

  The Winter Solstice is next week, December 21 in the northern hemisphere, how will you celebrate? Not sure? Haven’t thought a thing about it? Or don’t even know what I’m talking about? Well, here are 7 fun ways to take a break from the holiday hubbub, and creatively connect with nature – and tomorrow,

The last month of the year we work to tie up loose ends and accomplish outstanding goals. Click to check out new creative completion inspiration!

New Nature Inspiration!

  As we enter into the last month of the year, we work to tie up loose ends and accomplish our outstanding goals for the year. This month, I am super excited to share the goals I finally finished - and I hope you like them and maybe consider gifting some to yourself or your

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

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

The whimsical radish design comes in 23 fabrics & 3 color ways - crisp white background, a subtle sky blue background, and a buttercream background to suit all your whims!

Fabric is Here!

    Wings, Worms, and Wonder new fabric designs are officially official! My first couple yards arrived while in the middle of hurricane prep last week, so I didn’t have time to check them out for a week, but… WOW! Is all I can say now that I’ve had time to open the package and check