Combining the knowledge of a pocket almanac with the freedom offered by a blank notebook page, this guided nature journal will motivate you to explore your surroundings in depth. Quick sketches of cloud formations, plant structure, and animal anatomy open up your artistic mind, while quotes and writing prompts are scattered throughout for further inspiration. Build a greater awareness of yourself and the world around you as you fill this journal with personal reflections on the raw beauty of nature. Learn how to get started, needed art supplies and recommended equipment for observation, as well as over 20 pages of hints on drawing what you see including clouds, flowers, birds, reptiles and more. Hardback, 176 pages, 7¬æ"x10".