Discover a world outside the bounds of time and space while connecting to place with Wings, Worms, and Wonder, through the photographs of Erik Johansson!

Magic, Imagination, & Place: The Work of Erik Johansson

  “For me, creating an image is like creating a place. A place that feels familiar, but with a twist that causes the viewer to stop short.” ~ Erik Johansson Place connection is something I feature fairly often as it applies to nature journaling and connection. It’s something we as humans long for, but can seem

Beauty is in replanting and rebuilding together. Click to learn more about building community around sublime frightening nature and the climate crisis, and directly support the Bahamas relief effort with Wings, Worms, and Wonder..

Beyond Hurricane Dorian: Sublime Connections

  “We are experiencing sublime conditions of horror, you know?” ~Erica Moiah James, an assistant professor in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Miami, founding director and chief curator of the National Art Gallery of the Bahamas. (citation) In light of the past week, this quote, and last month’s blog series

Floral and geometrics combine super powers in the turn-of-the-century art work of Stanisław Wyspiański! Click to learn more and get inspired to make your own clashes with Wings, Worms, and Wonder!

Blending Organic and Geometric: The Art of Stanisław Wyspiański

  Floral and geometrics combine super powers in the turn-of-the-century art work of Stanisław Wyspiański. The turn of the 20th century that is!   Self Portrait, (1869-1907)   Today, the designers and trend forecasters call this blending of organics and geometrics “floral clash,” but this technique is anything but new. A quick search will reveal countless

Click for Wonder Wednesday ideas for getting cozy and making your own Spiced Solstice drink - right from the tropics to warm you up!

Wonder Wednesday 76: Solstice, Snails, and Spice

  Well, here we are again! The Winter Solstice is upon us, encouraging us to cozy up – whether we have snow falling or sunshine! In this last Wonder Wednesday of the year, I offer you a few ideas for getting cozy, celebrating, and making your own Spiced Solstice drink – right from the tropics to warm

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Mud Puddles to Meteors Journal Giveaway

It’s giveaway time again!! This week the Mud Puddles to Meteors blog is having a week full of awesome giveaways – and the Wings, Worms, and Wonder 12 Month Art & Nature Journal giveaway is tomorrow!! Yay! This is a great chance to check out what Mud Puddles to Meteors thinks about the new book

Check out the WIngs, Worms, and Wonder Draw Deeper Into Nature Interview Series! Click through to get inspired and win a free spot in the course!

Draw Deeper Artist Interviews: Lisa McLoughlin

Today is the final day in the Draw Deeper Into Nature Interview Series. WOW! Right? What a week of inspiration! These are some seriously energized women putting stellar creative nature connection energy out into the world and I am so thankful they allowed me to interview them here on the blog for this series and

Check out the WIngs, Worms, and Wonder Draw Deeper Into Nature Interview Series! Click through to get inspired and win a free spot in the course!

Draw Deeper Artist Interviews: Michelle Clever

Welcome to day 4 of the Draw Deeper Into Nature Special Artist Interview Series! This week we are getting to know a little bit more about some of my favorite nature inspired artists working and creatively connecting through art everyday! So I am very happy to introduce to you to Michelle Clever, aka Daughter of the

Get inspired with Johanna of Fiorere in the WIngs, Worms, and Wonder Special Artist Interview Series. Click though to read the interview!

Draw Deeper Artist Interviews: Johanna of Fiorere

Today I am really excited, I know I say that a lot but I’m especially excited today, because the Draw Deeper Into Nature Artist Interview series kicks off!!   This week is going to be great because everyday we get to meet a different featured artist from my upcoming brand new eCourse Draw Deeper Into

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Inspiration from the Field: AMS 2016 & Beyond

If you’ve been on social media or read the newsletter the past week, you’ve probably noticed that I’ve been living it up in Chicago at the American Montessori Society Annual Conference. It’s always a treat to get to go to the AMS conference because it is really awesome to see so many people in one

Frei Otto is an excellent example of ecological literacy in action. Click through to learn how he creates structural harmony with both people and planet through play!

Buildings and Bird Skulls: Frei Otto

What does modern architecture have to do with a bird’s skull you ask? Well let me introduce you to Frei Otto! Otto circa 1970s (Photo Credit) Otto was German architect and engineer of seemingly gravity defying minimal lightweight, but incredibly strong, structures who took not only his inspiration, but his actual building techniques from structures he