How to draw butterflies, dragonflies and the insects of summer

Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary 376 Greenwood Beach Road, Tiburon, CA, United States

Bugs are fun and they are everywhere! Learn how to draw insects and spiders in quick field studies. Develop these drawings into careful studies. Learn important anatomical characteristics to look for and to make your drawings more accurate. Learn the top mistakes that everyone makes and how to avoid them. We also will explore how

$20

How to Draw Mushrooms: San Francisco

San Francisco Fair Building, next to the Arboretum in Golden Gate Park 1199 9th Ave (at Lincoln), San Francisco, CA, United States

Come draw mushrooms at with the San Francisco Mycological Society. Fungi are a delight to sketch and paint. Learn a simple approach to sketching mushrooms and some of the most common errors that can creep into your fungus sketching. Learn how to draw mushroom gills and how to foreshorten the shapes of the caps. Then

Free

Sandhill Cranes: Using shape, structure, and light to draw what you see (Tiburon)

Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary 376 Greenwood Beach Road, Tiburon, CA, United States

his workshop is not about drawing Sandhill Cranes. It is about how your ability to draw anything improves when you understand what you see and train your eye to capture critical negative shapes, gestures,  and angles. We will start with a detailed look "under the hood" of the Sandhill Crane so we all have  a

Sandhill Cranes: Using shape, structure, and light to draw what you see (San Francisco)

Building 989 in the Presidio 1989 Long Ave., San Francisco, CA, United States

his workshop is not about drawing Sandhill Cranes. It is about how your ability to draw anything improves when you understand what you see and train your eye to capture critical negative shapes, gestures,  and angles. We will start with a detailed look "under the hood" of the Sandhill Crane so we all have  a

Sandhill Cranes: Using shape, structure, and light to draw what you see (Burlingame)

Burlingame Library 480 Primrose Road, Burlingame, CA, United States

his workshop is not about drawing Sandhill Cranes. It is about how your ability to draw anything improves when you understand what you see and train your eye to capture critical negative shapes, gestures,  and angles. We will start with a detailed look "under the hood" of the Sandhill Crane so we all have  a

Sandhill Cranes: Using shape, structure, and light to draw what you see. (Lafayette)

Lafayette Library and Learning Center 3491 Mt. Diablo Blvd. , Lafayette, CA, United States

his workshop is not about drawing Sandhill Cranes. It is about how your ability to draw anything improves when you understand what you see and train your eye to capture critical negative shapes, gestures,  and angles. We will start with a detailed look "under the hood" of the Sandhill Crane so we all have  a

Sandhill Cranes: Using shape, structure, and light to draw what you see (Oakland)

Rotary Nature Center 600 Bellevue Avenue , Oakland, CA, United States

his workshop is not about drawing Sandhill Cranes. It is about how your ability to draw anything improves when you understand what you see and train your eye to capture critical negative shapes, gestures,  and angles. We will start with a detailed look "under the hood" of the Sandhill Crane so we all have  a

Sandhill Cranes: Using shape, structure, and light to draw what you see (Cupertino)

McClellan Ranch: Santa Clara Valley Audubon 22221 McClellan Road, Cupertino, CA, United States

his workshop is not about drawing Sandhill Cranes. It is about how your ability to draw anything improves when you understand what you see and train your eye to capture critical negative shapes, gestures,  and angles. We will start with a detailed look "under the hood" of the Sandhill Crane so we all have  a

Sandhill Cranes: Using shape, structure, and light to draw what you see (Fremont)

Coyote Hills Regional Park 8000 Patterson Ranch Rd, Freemont, CA, United States

his workshop is not about drawing Sandhill Cranes. It is about how your ability to draw anything improves when you understand what you see and train your eye to capture critical negative shapes, gestures,  and angles. We will start with a detailed look "under the hood" of the Sandhill Crane so we all have  a

Seabirds in flight

Learn how to sketch long-winged seabirds in flight. In this class, we will explore variations in wing morphology that are helpful in drawing albatross, shearwaters, boobies, frigatebirds, and other soaring seabirds. Join John Muir Laws for weekly live nature Journaling workshops with tips, techniques, inspiration, teaching strategies, and interviews. Topics are usually announced in advance

$20