Art of the Illuminated Field Journal

Art of the Illuminated Field Journal

$1,025.50
Dates:
June 14-18
Location:
Lamar Buffalo Ranch
Meals Included?:
No
Instructors:
Hannah Hinchman
Audience Type:
Adult
Program Type:
Field Seminars
Program Subject:
Art, Natural History, Plants, Writing

An illustrated field journal is a nimble instrument where you can combine drawings, maps, commentary, and questions, enfolding the smallest of events into the largest of landscapes. As a beginner or a veteran journal keeper, you will learn a world of ways to bring your Yellowstone experiences to the page.

You’ll use your journal both in active adventure and quiet absorption, exploring many tools and techniques. If you want to expand field-journaling to the digital world, consider the optional iPad sketching session.

About the instructor

Hannah Hinchman teaches journal workshops around the country. Her work is included in Cathy Johnson's Artist's Journal workshop and Danny Gregory's An Illustrated Journey: Inspiration from the Private Art Journals of Traveling Artists, Illustrators and Designers. Her books include the award-winning Little Things in a Big Country: An Artist and Her Dog on the Rocky Mountain Front.

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We are continually updating and refining our COVID-19 mitigation measures to ensure the health and safety our guests, staff and volunteers. Read our COVID-19 guidelines for program participants.

SUMMER ACTIVITY LEVEL SCALE

  • Be prepared to hike up to 1 mile per day, comfortably, through relatively flat terrain on maintained trails.
  • Be prepared to hike up to 3 miles per day, comfortably, with elevation gains up to 600 feet. Some off-trail hiking possible.
  • Be prepared to hike up to 5 miles per day, comfortably, with occasional elevation gains up to 1000 feet in undulating terrain.
  • Be prepared to hike up to 8 miles per day, at a brisk pace, comfortably, with climbs up to 1500 feet on dirt trails. Loose rocks, uneven footing, and off-trail hiking are possible. Good coordination is recommended.
  • Be prepared for brisk aerobic, destination-oriented hiking up to 12 miles a day. You should be physically conditioned to do these hikes comfortably. Elevation changes up to 2000 feet on dirt trails or off-trail. Loose rock, uneven footing, steep hillside traverses, and stream crossings are possible. Good coordination is required.

WINTER ACTIVITY LEVEL SCALE

  • Leisurely hikes up to 1 mile per day through relatively flat terrain on maintained or snow-packed trails.
  • Hikes on snow-packed trails, or snowshoe or ski trips, up to 3 miles per day with climbs up to 250 feet.
  • Brisk hiking, snowshoeing, or skiing up to 5 miles per day with climbs up to 500 feet, including some trail-breaking in snow.
  • Brisk aerobic snowshoeing or skiing up to 8 miles per day with climbs up to 1000 feet; or steep, rugged, off-trail skiing or snowshoeing—including breaking trail in variable snow conditions.
  • Brisk aerobic snowshoeing or skiing up to 12 miles per day with climbs up to 1500 feet; or steep, rugged, off-trail skiing or snowshoeing—including breaking trail in variable snow conditions.