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Drawn to Nature - Journal Making with Esther McManus (Part 3)

Posted by Emma Hughes on

The third in our series of posts on the making of our 'Drawn to Nature' Journals is here! Esther has written about the final task - hand marbling the end papers of these beautiful books and her thoughts on the process and its relevance to what we'll be teaching at the workshop.

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Magical Winter Light

Posted by Andrew Groves on

Although graced with only one dusting of light snow, this winter has, up to now, been filled with a number of beautiful cold and frosty days affording the keen photographer and naturalist with ample opportunity for inspiration.

 

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The Scots Pine

Posted by Andrew Groves on

Scots pines in evening light

No other tree reflects the fluctuations in light and weather like the scots pine. In the same way that a mountain landscape appears to physically alter throughout the day as the sun rises and sets and clouds come and go, so too does this native pine of northern Europe. The pink-orange gradient barked trunk glows like the embers of a campfire in the sunrise and sunset and the crown of blue-green needles provides colour and life even during the dullest of winters, making it one of our favourite species here at Miscellaneous Adventures. Read on to find out more about the scots pine, its uses and associated ecology.

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