Art is often inspired by the beauty and color of nature. This week, artist Nicola Rowe takes us through her process of walking in nature and creating abstract works based on the feelings, ideas, and sensations it provides.
What role does nature play in alleviating emotional and psychological trauma in people? This week, Risto Heikkinen shares a very personal story about his journey into the woods, where he moved through the darkness of depression and into the light of a more present life.
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