Course curriculum

    1. Welcome

    2. Download Course Guide and Transcript

    3. Introduction

    4. The Derwent Inktense Range

    5. Recommended Colours

    1. Exercise #1 Swatching

    2. Exercise #2 Tonal Landscapes

    3. Exercise #3 Botanical Study

    4. Exercise #4 A Bird Painting

    1. Common Problems

    1. Conclusion

    2. Feedback

About this course

  • £32.00
  • 12 lessons
  • 1 hour of video content
  • 10-page illustrated guide

Social proof: testimonials

“Brilliant! I’ve waited for these videos to come out and so far I’m not disappointed!”


“ really enjoyed the first two videos and am looking forward to the rest of the course. Everything is well laid out and the videos are easy to understand and follow. ”


“I just watched the first videos and really enjoyed them. As a german my english is not that good but I could follow your lessons and understand your very well. Your course is great, Alex.”


“What a lovely gentle invitation to this practice. You included a lot but so well paced it was never overwhelming. I will be coming back to this again and again over the next few months as I begin my own explorations.”


Your Instructor

Alex Boon

Nature Journaling Educator

Alex Boon is an artist and nature journaling educator from East Devon, UK. He earned a PhD in environmental science before working in postdoctoral research and scientific communication roles. Alex left academia, moved to the rural south-west of the UK, and started his first nature journal in 2016. He now teaches both online and in-person workshops and courses and is active on YouTube and Instagram. His style is inspired by the British tradition of artists recording nature, particularly Edith Holden, Beatrix Potter, and Charles Tunnicliffe. His mission is to promote the wider uptake of nature journaling in the UK.

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