Will I learn how to identify mushrooms for foraging and eating?
No, this is not for identifying the edibility of wild mushrooms. However, you will practice skills that will assist you in your ability for careful observation which is necessary for correct ID.
Will I learn how to make realistic drawings and paintings of mushrooms?
This is not an art class--however you'll learn some strategies that will improve your drawing skills, and with practice, your work will become more realistic.
In this class we focus on observation and how to get to know mushrooms better, and ways to help the learning process.
I'm new to nature journaling, is this for me?
Yes! This is for new and seasoned nature journalers.
Be open to learning, and you'll glean some things that will make your nature journaling easier, allow you to see more details, spark curiosity and enjoy nature!
I don't have a science or biology background, is this for me?
If you want to learn more about the mushrooms in your nearby nature, and develop some skills to get to know them, and strategies to simply journaling, then you're in the right place!
Are these sessions Live?
These are all prerecorded video sessions. You can watch anytime that is convenient!
Do I need special supplies?
All you need is a sketchbook/paper, pen/pencil, colors (optional), curiosity and a learner's mind open to trying something new!