Wildlife photographers can capture more character by widening their field and capturing the surrounding environment.
Resist patterns are as varied as each fold you make, making techniques like Shibori great to press designs with natural materials like leaves, flowers, seeds, and cones.
Learn how to craft a closed-top DIY terrarium using a one-gallon drink dispenser and jungle plants.
An assortment of ideas to re-create Native American crafts and tools for survival or style
Our love for the coast stems from an ancestral memory of what it was like to live in harmony with the coast.
Learn how to craft your own blossoming tea ball from foraged plants.
The gourd was one of the first cultivated plants in the world. See 8 ways to use a bottle-gourd. This is one useful plant!
“An adventure in detail, exploring shapes, patterns, and symmetry in the natural world.” –HMNS 50 Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibit
A pine needle basket stitched in a traditional Pomo stitch coiled basket style. Materials: artificial sinew thread, 16″ long-leaf pine (Pinus palustris) dried pine needles, and embellished with turkey feather. Constructed by Emily… Continue reading
Fossil sand dollars/sea urchin skeletons captured in beach tumbled stones, found near Fort Funston beach, southwest of San Francisco
My first wood-carving, affectionately named Platy (short for platypus). Carved on a fallen branch from the red, peely bark madrone tree (Arbutus menziesii) and stained with turpentine and flax oil.
Top to bottom: unknown, Hypsiboas punctatus, Dendropsophus sarayacuensis, Phyllomedusa vaillanti, Hyla calcarata, unknown, Dendropsophus bifurcus, Phyllomedusa vaillanti, Phyllomedusa sp. Yasuni lies in the northwestern corner of the Amazon Basin, arguably the most biodiverse… Continue reading