Exploring the Arctic and How to Draw Snowy Owls
October 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT
Join John Muir Laws and Nicolas Lecomte for an exploration of the arctic and a close look at how to draw Snowy Owls. We will learn about ongoing Arctic research and lessons learned in the field. Then John Muir Laws will demonstrate techniques to draw Snowy Owls. What are lost and found edges and how can they add to your drawing skill set.
Nicolas Lecomte is an arctic researcher with years of experience in biology and education and is an active nature journaler. He is the Canada Research Chair in Polar and Boreal Ecology, Département de Biologie at the University of Moncton, Moncton, New Brunswick He is passionate about birds & their protection, ecosystems studies & educating the next generations of nature enthusiasts & biologists and running community-driven projects in the Arctic with Inuit. He loves to draw nature and document nature’s beauty and writes poems even when doing pure science.
His research is aimed at understanding the impact of climate changes and other global perturbations on ecosystems and animal populations, with a special focus on migratory birds and their predators in the Arctic. He has more than 20 years of experience in Arctic and Antarctic expeditions and has been an Arctic resident for 10 years and 3 years in Antarctic islands as a biologist and research scientist. He has served the military as a technical volunteer in biology for the Marine forces. Nicolas is an associate editor for 3 scientific journals: Methods in Ecology and Evolution, Oecologia, Food Webs
All ages and experience levels are welcome. No registration is necessary, This live workshop can hold 500 people and is open to everyone on a first-come basis. If you are new to Zoom or are having trouble with the meeting controls, please see these notes and suggestions on Zoom Tips for Online Classes with John Muir Laws to help you get more out of the online workshop. When possible I will also make a recording of the workshop and post it on my blog. I look forward to seeing you there!
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- Your Journal and favorite drawing materials. Taking notes while you watch and participate will help you remember the new techniques and incorporate them into your journaling.
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