A renowned artist and expert instructor shows how to depict birds of all kinds, from a baby robin to a flying osprey. Frank J. Lohan presents 59 artist-friendly lessons, expertly structured and accompanied by more than 350 easy-to-follow illustrations. Practical, straightforward instructions and examples begin with basic line drawings, advancing to the use of pen, pencil, and ink wash techniques to produce texture and movement in realistic sketches.
The ideal sketchbook for beginning and experienced artists, birders, and other nature lovers, this guide includes suggestions for buying and using tools and materials. A special section offers tips for displaying finished drawings and ideas for creating personalized stationery and notepaper.