Keeping A Field Journal: Tools, Techniques, and Tips

Monday, March 5, 2018 - 6:30 pm @ 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Center for Urban Horticulture
3501 NE 41st St
WA 98105
Keeping A Field Journal: Tools, Techniques, and Tips @ Center for Urban Horticulture

Learn the basics of keeping a field journal from a certified natural science illustrator. This class will cover the basics of useful supplies to fundamental techniques for field journaling. It will also go over examples of layout design for field journals, how to prepare to draw in the field no matter what the conditions, and it will introduce you to a few great authors and illustrators who work in the natural science illustration field. Come prepared with your preferred pen and pencil to do some short drawing exercises.


The class is free, but pre-registration is requested. Suggested $5 donation at the door.


Instructor Sage Stowell has a B.A. in Environmental Studies with a minor in wilderness studies from the University of Montana in Missoula. She developed an interest in natural science illustration during college while in a field-based learning program called Wilderness and Civilization. In June 2016, she completed a year-long certificate program in natural science illustration at the University of Washington. Sage is now in the Masters of Environmental Horticulture program at UW.

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