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Drawing Shorebirds

January 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

stilt postureThe shorebird migration is on all over the Bay Area. Drawing shorebirds will train your eye to capture the subtlety and nuance of shape and the contrast of size. At high tide, shorebirds will flock together making comparison and sketching much easier. Learn the details of wader anatomy that are relevant for field sketchers and bird artists. Discover tricks to get down the shape quickly and easily, even on a bird that is moving. Learn the basic feather groups and how to imply feather detail. Discover the variation in bill shapes and how to draw them. Master tricks for drawing the long kinked necks of herons and egrets. Learn to draw legs and balance your birds.

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Date:
January 15
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Organizer

Nature Journal Club
Phone:
(415) 310-7592
Email:
Website:
http://www.johnmuirlaws.com/bay-area-nature-journal-club

Venue

McClellan Ranch: Santa Clara Valley Audubon
22221 McClellan Road, Cupertino, CA 95014 United States
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Phone:
(408) 252-3747

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