{"version":"20150408","show_thumbnails":false,"show_date":true,"show_context":true,"layout":"grid","headline":"Related","items":[{"id":5096,"url":"https:\/\/johnmuirlaws.com\/art-and-drawing\/drawing-hawks-flight","url_meta":{"origin":1173,"position":0},"title":"Drawing Hawks in Flight","date":"November 17, 2013","format":false,"excerpt":"here are three things to catch in your first fast sketch. The posture, proportions, and angles. Start with the simple shapes first and build from there. In a circling hawk you may be able to build a compound picture from several different views. If you only get a quick look,\u2026","rel":"nofollow","context":"In \"Art and Drawing\"","img":{"src":"","width":0,"height":0},"classes":[]},{"id":2595,"url":"https:\/\/johnmuirlaws.com\/art-and-drawing\/flight-model","url_meta":{"origin":1173,"position":1},"title":"Make a Model of a Bird in Flight","date":"July 14, 2012","format":false,"excerpt":"rawing birds in flight can be challenging. It helps to develop an understanding of the way the wings foreshorten. If you make a cardboard model of a soaring bird, you can turn it to any angle and watch the way that its wings change shape. Practice making sketches of the\u2026","rel":"nofollow","context":"In \"Art and Drawing\"","img":{"src":"","width":0,"height":0},"classes":[]},{"id":1151,"url":"https:\/\/johnmuirlaws.com\/art-and-drawing\/speed-drawing-birds","url_meta":{"origin":1173,"position":2},"title":"Speed Drawing Birds","date":"October 6, 2011","format":false,"excerpt":"ne of the best ways to train yourself to rapidly draw birds in the field is to practice at home with clear sharp photographs.\u00a0Set a timer and give yourself one minute for each sketch. Do not worry about details but concentrate on getting the basic shape or silhouette.\u00a0Give it a\u2026","rel":"nofollow","context":"In \"Art and Drawing\"","img":{"src":"","width":0,"height":0},"classes":[]}]}