Category: Journaling

  • Journal Making Class

    Erin and I attended a journal making class in La Crosse on Saturday, October 18.  This is designed to integreate art into science instruction.  We made one journal out of a cereal box and practiced taking field notes in that one.  We drew leaves we found outside and we drew a pigeon feather.  Next we […]


  • Sketchbook Project

    We went to State Street in Madison to visit the mobile Sketchbook Project Exhibit.  This is a project that has people, artists and non artists alike make and submit sketchbooks. They take the books submitted each year on a road trip. One can check out a book and get a second random book to view . […]

  • Week 2 at the Tenney Locks

    First we thought about this: – …the universe… is before our eyes like a beautiful book in which all creatures, great and small, are as letters to make us ponder the invisible things of God…     (Belgic Confession, Article 2) Think of a time when you were able to hear the message of the universe and […]

  • Making Folio Books for Bridges Class

    We are giving out hand-made folio books at the Bridges Class.  These are for use for the observation and  reflection part of the class.  Erin Carlson has been making books for fun and gifts since a middle school project for “Colonial Days”.  These books are made with watercolor paper, which was a bit of a challenge because […]