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The Net Loft Traditional Handcrafts

Net Loft Summer Nature Journaling Self Guided Course & Study Group

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All Nature Journaling kit and supply orders to be shipped June 1.  Thank you.

Join us for a summertime self guided course in nature journaling. The Net Loft will be conducting  a study group led by Dotty Widmann, using Roseann Hanson's book, "Nature Journaling for a Wild Life". The eight week course of instruction and guidance, via the readings and assignments in the text, will begin with an orientation on June 12, with additional meetings of a group journaling exercise on July 10, and a group sharing session on August 7. 

June 12    1-3 pm ALASKA time      Orientation

July 17     1-3 pm  ALASKA time    Nature Journaling Activity

August 7   1-3 pm  ALASKA time     Group Sharing

Participants are welcome to discuss their progress in our weekly Net Loft Watercolor Journaling Sessions on Mondays.

Registration for course included with kits and/or book purchase.  Those who have already purchased books previously may select class registration only.  Kits with suggested supplies from Roseann are available below.  



The kits listed below are supplemental  to our Basic Beginning Watercolor Journaling Kits and do not include watercolor paints, or fine point permanent pigment pen.

These additional items included in the kits are suggestions provided by Roseann in her book.

Students may already have many of the items in their current collection of art supplies, For those who do not, these kits offer increased savings when purchased together.  Items may be purchased separately by following links. The BLUEBERRY KIT is the most comprehensive, and the INDIGO FLORA KIT is a pared down version. 

At the end of this list are other suggested items that may be purchased separately.
Note:  Please call us at 907 424-7337 if you would like either kit without book and we can switch over inventory from kit with book.  


  • BLUEBERRY KIT. with "Nature Journaling" text purchase $179.95 ($215  value) BLUEBERRY KIT without text   $142.95,  ($175 value)

BLUEBERRY KIT includes the following:



(see links above for ordering individual items)

INDIGO FLORA KIT with "Nature Journaling" text $78 ($110 value) 

INDIGO FLORA KIT without text   $57 ($72value)

  • Course Registration
  • Pentell .5M Energize Mechanical Pencil
  • .5 HB Lead
  • Kneadable eraser
  • Gum eraser
  • Caran D'Ache Non Photo Blue Pencil 
  • Caran D'Ache PABLO White Pencil
  • Caran D'Ache PABLO Black Pencilè
  • Caran D’Ache MUSEUM Sepia
  • Derwent Dark Chocolate or Payne’s Grey Inktense Pencil
  • Caran D'Ache Blending Stump
  • Blackwing Limited Edition Pencil
  • Small square sandpaper for sharpening stump
  • Faber Castelle Water Soluable Graphite Pencil HB
  • Pentel Water Brush Medium
  • 6 inch grid ruler
  • Measuring Tape
  • Binder Clips
  • Pocket Magnifier with ribbon for wearing around neck
  • Indigo Opinel Colorama Pocket Knife. Green or Blue 
  • Indigo with Black Flowers Cotton Net Loft Drawstring Bag
  • 5 x 9 vinyl mesh waterproof zip bag

ADDITIONAL ITEMS suggested by Roseann Hanson (follow links for purchasing):

  • Colored Pencils ( we have extensive stock of color pencils in the shop and not yet online, please call for more information)
  • PVA Glue
  • Travel Watercolor Brushes. We have a great selection of travel brushes in store. We are happy to discuss options and differences.
  • Cocktail Straws
  • Binoculars (May be purchased  in town from Cordova Gear)

Additional Items recommended by Dotty:

PLEASE NOTE: If you select the class only and would like a magnifier, Choose the magnifier and actual freight will be charged and difference refunded.


Derwent Inktense Sepia Pencil is on Roseann's list. We are unable to get stock until July. We are including a  Caran D'Ache Sepia instead in kits