Reindeer Sketching Tutorial

Reindeer Sketching Tutorial

Reindeer Sketching Video Tutorials Here’s a 4-minute demo of the process I use to create a realistic looking sketch of a reindeer. Grab your copy of the Reindeer Sketching Template (as seen below the video) to follow along. Below you’ll find the full...

How to Sketch a Holly Leaf

Pick up a pencil and paper (or print the Holly Cheat Sheet seen below the video) and follow along as I sketch festive holly leaves and fruit. Download the Holly Leaves cheatsheet...
How to Sketch and Identify Mushrooms

How to Sketch and Identify Mushrooms

Learn all about the fabulous world of mushrooms and how to identify them in my sketching tutorial below.  I’ll first share some fun facts about the Kingdom Fungi and their importance to humans and the ecosystem. Then we’ll go over the parts of gilled...

How to Sketch Pitcher Plants

All About Pitcher Plants and How to Sketch Them Pitcher plants are one of the most fascinating groups of carnivorous plants and in the video below I’ll be sharing all I know about them and how to draw their water pitcher-shaped, insect-catching leaves....
The Dragonflies of Summer

The Dragonflies of Summer

In my mind, no insect denotes ‘summer’ more than our friend, the dragonfly, who patrols his territory and catches smaller insects for dinner over your favorite swimming hole at the height of the season. The darner family of dragonflies is among the...

Alaskan Birdwatching

Birding Alaska Throughout the Year A Winter Trip to Nome for the Christmas Bird Count Alaska is actually very beautiful in Winter. Here’s a slideshow from our trip to Nome for the Christmas Bird Count. A Summer Trip to Saint Paul Island in the Bering Sea I went...
How to Sketch Moths

How to Sketch Moths

All about moths and how to sketch them Sketch alongside me by getting a pencil and paper or downloading the Let’s Sketch Moths handout (as seen below the video). Enjoy!   Hope you enjoyed this tutorial and learned a lot about...
How to Draw a Bluefin Tuna

How to Draw a Bluefin Tuna

Learn fascinating facts about the Bluefin Tuna, the ‘Ferrari of the ocean’ while also learning easy techniques for sketching fish. Watch my video tutorial on how to sketch a Bluefin Tuna. All you need is a paper and pencil (and the cheatsheet below if you...
In Celebration of Moths

In Celebration of Moths

Let’s learn some fun facts about moths in celebration of National Pollinator Week (June 18-24) and National Moth Week (July 21-28, 2018). Moths don’t get the respect and attention they deserve, overshadowed by their more colorful and day-flying relatives,...
Bioluminescent Footprints, Oh My!

Bioluminescent Footprints, Oh My!

A Glow in the Dark Sea Creature Next time an evening stroll takes you to the seashore, your wet footprints may surprise you by glowing in the dark! Though many marine organisms have the ability to glow, called bioluminescence, it’s likely that the single-celled...