Sketching Birds Pen, Pencil, and Ink Wash Techniques

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-12-19
  • Publisher: Dover Publications

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A renowned artist and expert instructor shows how to depict birds of all kinds, from a baby robin to a flying osprey. Accompanied by more than 350 easy-to-follow illustrations, the nearly 60 lessons begin with basic line drawings, advancing to the use of pen, pencil, and ink wash techniques to produce texture and movement in realistic sketches.

Author Biography

A Detroit-based industrial electronics engineer, Frank Lohan turned his lifelong interest in sketching and painting into a career in teaching adult classes in art.

Table of Contents

1. Tools and Materials
2. Sketching Techniques
3. Lonesome, A Baby Robin
4. Hungry, A Subject with Some Action
5. Two House Sparrows
6. Great Blue Heron
7. Flying Mallard
8. Canada Goose
9. Baltimore Oriole
10. Downy Woodpecker
11. Bluejay
12. Meadowlark
13. Sandpipers
14. Flying Osprey
15. Other Studies
16. Making Your Own Notepaper
17. On Your Own

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