Laws Guide to Drawing Birds, The

Laws Guide to Drawing Birds, The Author John Muir Laws
ISBN-10 159714195X
ISBN-13 9781597141956
Year 2012-09-01
Pages 128
Language English
Publisher Heyday
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Called a modern Audubon by the Washington Post renowned artist and naturalist John Muir Laws brings us this full color how to guide to drawing birds Laws s book with an illuminating foreword by beloved ornithologist David Sibley is devoted not only to art but also to the lives forms and postures of the birds themselves It intertwines artistic technique and the exquisite details of natural history and drawing becomes the vehicle for seeing As Laws writes To draw feathers you must understand how feathers grow overlap and insert into the body To create the body you must have an understanding of the bird s skeletal structure To pose this skeleton you must be able to perceive the energy intention and life of the bird This inspiring guide will enhance the skills of serious artists but also perhaps more importantly it will provide help for those who insist they can t draw Leading the mind and hand through a series of detailed exercises Laws delivers what he promises drawing birds opens you to the beauty of the world An Audubon Book

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