May 2-8th has officially been deemed Amphibian Week in the United States by proclamation of Interior Secretary Deb Haaland in recognition of these species’ global decline and threats due to climate change, chytrid disease, and habitat destruction.
You can find some resources for learning more about the most diverse and numerous types of amphibians; frogs and salamanders, and also watch some videos on how to sketch them below.
GENERAL TIPS FOR SKETCHING
Watch the video below to learn the steps I use to draw anything, using a tree frog as an example. First, Download my Hints for Accurate Nature Sketching. Then watch my 13-minute video tutorial below and follow along as I outline my foundational drawing techniques.
Sketching a Red-eyed Tree Frog
Below you’ll find a 37-minute video on drawing a tropical Red-eyed Tree Frog. If you’d like to follow along, get a pencil and paper and if you are able to, I suggest you download and print the frog image HERE that I use in the video.
All About Salamanders and How to Sketch Them
READ MORE STORIES ABOUT AMPHIBIANS
Resources for learning more about frogs
- Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation.
- Amphibian Ark curriculum materials.
- AmphibiaWeb: Teacher resources, lesson plans, coloring pages, songs, & fun educational activities about amphibians.
- AmphibiaWeb: Amphibian species database & continually updated bibliography of the newest amphibian research.
- Amphibians.org: Conservation website from the Amphibian Survival Alliance & IUCN Amphibian Specialist Group.