The Joy in Nature Workshop with John Muir Laws (Aug. 29)

Wednesday Aug 29 2018   9:30 AM
Red Butte Gardens  300 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT  map

John Muir Laws leads a one-day workshop on nature drawing and journaling at Red Butte Gardens.

Learn how to open the world through nature journaling with your family, students, or your own practice. Author and educator John Muir Laws will lead a full day interactive seminar that will inspire you and give you the skills to open your own journal and lead journaling activities with children. In this workshop you will:

  • Build curiosity and creativity while deepening your connection with nature and developing art skills.
  • Learn why talent and gift are destructive myths that stifle your growth.
  • Discover ways to sharpen your observation and memory.
  • Practice skills that expand your journaling capacity and enjoyment.
  • Discover drawing tricks that help you get the essentials down on paper.
  • Participate in activities you can lead with children to build journaling skills step by step.
  • Have fun outdoors integrating science, art, nature study, and gratitude.​

​Cost of workshop: $59. To register and for more info, go here.

John Muir LawsJohn Muir Laws is a naturalist, educator, and artist, with degrees in conservation and resource studies from the University of California, Berkeley; in wildlife biology from the University of Montana, Missoula; and in scientific illustration from the University of California, Santa Cruz. He is a 2010 Audubon TogetherGreen Conservation Leadership Fellow and has received the Terwilliger Environmental Award for outstanding service in environmental education. Visit his website at