Bird Sketching Tutorials


Learn easy techniques for sketching birds

I love teaching folks how to sketch birds, both at live workshops and online with my easy tutorials. Watch the videos below and download the helpful handouts on sketching birds. If you’d like to learn even more about sketching birds, take my online class or join me on a nature sketching retreat!

How to Draw a Robin


How to Draw a Woodpecker



How to Draw an Ovenbird


How to Draw a Jay



How to Sketch Birds for the Absolute Beginner Workshop in Alaska


What a lively crew we had for my presentation on sketching birds for the University of Alaska campus in Nome, Alaska in December, 2016. Watch the video below and follow along; the intro ends and workshop begins at the 3:00 minute mark if you’d like to skip ahead. You may download the pdf of the powerpoint slide show used in this video.



Audubon Society Presentation


Birds Caribbean Bird Sketching Workshop


The following information is a supplement to the workshop I taught at the Birds Caribbean Meeting in Jamaica, July 2015


Link to Bird Sketching Workshop Resources pdf

  • This two page handout has information on the best resources and supplies for learning to sketch birds.

Link to Drawing a Hummingbird tutorial pdf as seen below

Download this hummingbird sketching tutorial pdf

Want to Learn More about Sketching Birds?

Take my online class : Sketching Backyard Birds for Beginners 




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