Stories Behind the Art There is no doubt that my favourite subject for drawing and painting is nature. Always has been and always will be. I have spent hours on a single piece and just 15-20 minutes. I have recently started doing more nature journaling and love it. For me its a perfect amount of time for a piece, and since I am doing it in a sketchbook, it is quite mobile. This doesn’t mean I have stopped working on larger pieces but rather, this allows me to continue testing and refining my skills in my studio and on the go.