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How to Draw Birds: Point Reyes Station

April 22, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm PDT

This workshop is part of the Point Reyes Birding and Nature Festival. Learn how to quickly and accurately draw birds in the field and from photo reference. In this class participants will learn tricks to help quickly draw birds either for field notes or for the pleasure of sketching. Master the one-minute gesture sketch and learn tricks on how to draw shorebirds, waterfowl and songbirds.  After developing these skills indoors we will venture out to nearby wetlands, Olema Marsh or forest habitats to discover the basics of bird anatomy and quick field sketching.  By drawing what you see, you will observe more carefully and will be able to remember the features of the birds you see. Learn tricks to see past the details to capture the essence of birds with posture, and proportions, and learn a revolutionary way of handling shading. No previous drawing experience is necessary. Bring a sketchpad and pencil.


April 22, 2016
9:00 am - 2:00 pm PDT
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Point Reyes Birding & Nature Festival
(415) 663-9312
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Dance Palace
503 B Street
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956 United States
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(415) 663-1075
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2 thoughts on “How to Draw Birds: Point Reyes Station

    • John Muir Laws says:

      Hi there Jan, Registration is handled through the link in the description. I look forward to seeing you there.

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