Bird Drawing Basics

Los Altos History Museum 51 So. San Antonio Road, Los Altos

Would you like to sketch the birds at your feeder and garden? Learn basic techniques to get the bird on paper while it is still in front of you and how to fill out the drawing from memory and reference once it has flown the coop. In this workshop we will explore drawing songbrids from

Drawing Birds: getting the details

Los Altos History Museum 51 So. San Antonio Road, Los Altos

When the bird lands in front of you, you must be ready to get the basic form on paper with a few lines. This was the focus of last month's workshop which you can view here. But what do you do then? Once you have this basic shape you are ready to fill in the

How to draw ducks, shorebirds, and raptors

Los Altos History Museum 51 So. San Antonio Road, Los Altos

Birds come in all shapes and sizes. In this workshop we will explore how to capture the body shapes of ducks, shorebirds, and raptors. Learn how to see and draw the basic body forms  and understand key details to make your drawings accurate.