The Laws Guide to Nature Drawing and Journaling Book

The Laws Guide to Nature Drawing and Journaling


  • Author : Emilie Lygren
  • Publisher : Heyday Books
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 312
  • ISBN 10 : 1597143154

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The Laws Guide to Nature Drawing and Journaling Book Description :

In straightforward text complemented by step-by-step illustrations, dozens of exercises lead the hand and mind through creating accurate reproductions of plants and animals as well as landscapes, skies, and more. Laws provides clear, practical advice for every step of the process for artists at every level, from the basics of choosing supplies to advanced techniques.

The Laws Guide to Drawing Birds Book

The Laws Guide to Drawing Birds


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  • Publisher : Heyday Books
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 117
  • ISBN 10 : 159714195X

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The Laws Guide to Drawing Birds Book Description :

This is more than a guide to drawing birds it is also an introduction to the lives, forms, and postures of the birds themselves.An imaginative field instruction book for really seeing and drawing birds by the bestselling author of the innovative field guides on the Sierra and San Francisco Bay.

Field Notes on Science   Nature Book
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Field Notes on Science Nature


  • Author : Michael R. Canfield
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 297
  • ISBN 10 : 9780674057579

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Field Notes on Science Nature Book Description :

Pioneering a new niche in the study of plants and animals in their natural habitat, this book allows readers to peer over the shoulders and into the notebooks of a dozen eminent field workers, to study firsthand their observational methods, materials, and fleeting impressions.

The Laws Sketchbook for Nature Journaling Book

The Laws Sketchbook for Nature Journaling


  • Author : John Muir Laws
  • Publisher : Heyday Books
  • Release Date : 2021-03-02
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN 10 : 1597145386

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The Laws Sketchbook for Nature Journaling Book Description :

Created with the beginning nature journalist in mind, The Laws Sketchbook for Nature Journaling hardcover blank journal is the perfect starting point for anyone interested in the practice and joy of getting out, observing, and recording nature. Including tips, advice, and practical information from master nature journalist John Muir Laws from what makes up a well-stocked nature journaling field kit to how to estimate the degrees of an arc The Laws Sketchbook for Nature Journaling is the ideal companion when out in the field.

Keeping a Nature Journal Book
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Keeping a Nature Journal


  • Author : Charles Edmund Roth
  • Publisher : Storey Publishing
  • Release Date : 2003-07
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 213
  • ISBN 10 : 1580174930

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Keeping a Nature Journal Book Description :

From the day it was released in 2000, Keeping a Nature Journal has struck a profound chord among professional, casual, and occasional naturalists of all ages. In response to this groundswell of enthusiasm, we have revised KEEPING A NATURE JOURNAL, updated the interior design, and created a new cover. Undoubtedly the most exciting new element in this second edition is a portfolio of 32 illustrated pages from Clare Walker Leslie's most recent journals, reproduced in full color. What makes KEEPING A NATURE JOURNAL so popular? It is inspiring and easy to use. Clare and co-author Charles Chuck E. Roth offer simple techniques to give first-time journal-keepers the confidence to go outside, observe the natural world, and sketch and write about what they see. At the same time, they motivate long-time journal-keepers to hone their powers of observation as they immerse themselves in the mysteries of the natural world. Clare and Chuck stress that the journal is a personal record of daily experience and the world around us. Nature's beauty can be observed everywhere, whether in the city, suburbs, or country.

Field Guide to Drawing   Sketching Animals Book

Field Guide to Drawing Sketching Animals


  • Author : Tim Pond
  • Publisher : Search Press Limited
  • Release Date : 2019-01-02
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9781781265123

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Field Guide to Drawing Sketching Animals Book Description :

Artist Tim Pond's lively and engaging book fuses science with art, providing the reader with the skills, techniques and knowledge they need to create sketches of animals filled with life and movement.There are some very good books written on life drawing, yet when it comes to drawing wildlife, illustrators and artists often revert to working solely from photographs, which can leave the artwork looking lifeless and flat. In this inspirational book, artist Tim Pond shows you how to observe and draw animals in zoos, farms, wildlife parks and aquariums, teaching you some fascinating facts about the animals along the way and ultimately bringing you closer to nature. One of the challenges with sketching wildlife is that animals are constantly moving. However by having some basic understanding of the biology of an animal, such as knowing that a duck has a cheek or that a cheetah can't retract its claws, can influence how you might sketch them, and results in a lively drawing that captures the form, movement and ultimately the spirit of the animal in question. Combining scientific knowledge with expert practical guidance is key to creating successful drawings of animals, and Tim's ability to convey this in a way that is both accessible and engaging makes this a unique and inspiring guide suitable for artists of all levels. Tim's book takes you on a journey of discovery that will enable you to develop the skills, techniques and knowledge you need to sketch a broad range of wildlife, encompassing mammals, reptiles, birds, fish and insects. It includes quick, gestural sketches as well as linear and tonal studies, in a variety of media - pencil, pen and ink, and watercolour. There are numerous studies comprising how to represent the different patterns of animals' coats, how to capture the plumage of an exotic bird in watercolour, and how to sketch a hippo's hooves, as well as guidance on tools, materials and basic techniques. The result is a treasure chest of fascinating facts,

How to Teach Nature Journaling Book

How to Teach Nature Journaling


  • Author : John Muir Laws
  • Publisher : Heyday Books
  • Release Date : 2020-05-26
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 1597144908

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How to Teach Nature Journaling Book Description :

Expanding on the philosophy and methods of The Laws Guide to Nature Drawing and Journaling, John Muir Laws and Emilie Lygren have developed the first-ever comprehensive book devoted to helping educators use nature journaling as an inspiring teaching tool to engage young people with wild places. In their workshops Laws and Lygren are often asked the how-tos of teaching nature journaling: how to manage student groups in the outdoors, teach drawing skills (especially from those who profess to have none), connect journaling to educational standards, and incorporate journaling into longer lessons. This book puts together curriculum plans, advice, and in-the-field experience so that educators of all stripes can leap into journaling with their students. The approaches are designed to work in a range of ecosystems and settings, and are suitable for classroom teachers, outdoor educators, camp counselors, and homeschooling parents. Full-color illustrations and sample journal pages from notable naturalists show how to put each lesson into practice. Field-tested by over a hundred educators, this book includes dozens of activities that easily support the Common Core and the Next Generation Science Standards--and, just as important, it will show kids and mentors alike how to recognize the wonder and intrigue in their midst.

Nature Drawing Book

Nature Drawing


  • Author : Clare Walker Leslie
  • Publisher : Kendall Hunt Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 1980
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 206
  • ISBN 10 : 078720580X

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Draw Your Day Book

Draw Your Day


  • Author : Samantha Dion Baker
  • Publisher : Watson-Guptill
  • Release Date : 2018-08-28
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN 10 : 9780399581304

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Draw Your Day Book Description :

An instructive guide to creating an illustrated journal based on artist and Instagram sensation Samantha Dion Baker's unique creative process, featuring information on materials, creative inspiration and instruction, prompts, and helpful tips and tricks. Samantha Dion Baker is a widely admired and followed artist on Instagram, where she shares her "sketch journal," an illustrated daily record of her life, drawn in a fresh, modern style. In Draw Your Day, Baker guides you through her inspirational practice and provides guidance for starting your own. Part instructional guide and part encouraging manifesto about how making art--even art that's not museum-worthy--can make your life more mindful and meaningful, Draw Your Day is ideal for both seasoned artists looking for fresh inspiration, as well as aspiring artists who need a friendly nudge to get started.

The Curious Nature Guide Book
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The Curious Nature Guide


  • Author : Clare Walker Leslie
  • Publisher : Storey Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-10-03
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN 10 : 9781612125107

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The Curious Nature Guide Book Description :

With dozens of simple prompts and exercises, best-selling author, naturalist, and artist Clare Walker Leslie invites you to step outside for just a few minutes a day, reignite your sense of wonder about the natural world, and discover the peace and grounding that come from connecting with nature. Using stunning photography as well as the author's own original illustrations, The Curious Nature Guide will inspire you to use all of your senses to notice the colors, sounds, smells, and textures of the trees, plants, animals, birds, insects, clouds, and other features that can be seen right outside your home, no matter where you live. Sketch or write about one exceptional nature image each day; learn to identify cloud types and the weather they bring; or create a record of what you see each day as you walk your dog. Easy, enjoyable, and enlightening, these simple exercises will transform your view of the world and your place within it.