The Laws guide to nature drawing and journaling / written and illustrated by John Muir Laws ; in joyful, inspired collaboration with Emilie Lygren.
Contributor(s): Lygren, Emilie [author.].Material type: TextPublisher: Berkeley, California : Heyday, Copyright date: �2016Description: vi, 303 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781597143158; 1597143154.Other title: Nature drawing and journaling.Subject(s): Nature study | Diaries -- Authorship | Natural history illustration -- TechniqueDDC classification: 508 LOC classification: QH51 | .L376 2016
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 300-302).
Observation and intentional curiosity -- Projects that focus awareness -- Methods of deepening inquiry -- Visual thinking and displaying information -- Your journaling kit and materials -- Nature drawing -- Media-specific techniques -- How to draw animals -- How to draw wildflowers -- How to draw trees, near and far -- How to draw landscapes.
In straightforward text complemented by step-by-step illustrations, dozens of exercises lead the hand and mind through creating accurate reproductions of plants and animals as well as landscapes, skies, and more. Laws provides clear, practical advice for every step of the process for artists at every level, from the basics of choosing supplies to advanced techniques.