Saturday, November 7, 2015
Drawing Birds with John Muir Laws
I've been using Apologia's Flying Creatures of the Fifth Day, and enjoying it very much. This week we added some bird drawing lessons and I was impressed with the results. The book we used is The Laws Guide to Drawing Birds. This book is packed full of wonderful information, diagrams and assignments. I think it could be used for a whole year of art and science lessons just in itself. I highly recommend it. We have used some of John Muir Laws You-tube videos on drawing from nature and found them helpful. This week we did a two-page demonstration--assignment with 18 steps to drawing a warbler from this book. The book has comprehensive information on bird anatomy along with detailed art lessons specifically geared for drawing birds.