Sketching Robins and Kin

Learn to Sketch Thrushes, Bluebirds, and Friends Join me February 1st for a live, online workshop to learn all about Thrushes; a global and diverse group of birds in the family Turdidae. We’ll cover their biology, ecology, and especially anatomy to help us draw...
Sketching Tropical Hummingbirds

Sketching Tropical Hummingbirds

Hummingbird Sketching Workshop Watch the replay below of a live workshop I taught on January 11, 2020, on the Crowdcast app. You’ll learn fun facts about hummingbird biology and ecology, then I’ll show you step-by-step how to draw a beautiful tropical...
Sketching Reindeer

Sketching Reindeer

Reindeer Sketching Video Tutorials Below you’ll find a few different versions of my demonstrations of sketching a reindeer, from a 4-minute speed sketch to a full 120-minute narrated workshop. Enjoy! 4-minute speed sketching demo Here’s a 4-minute demo of...
Joys of Toned Paper

Joys of Toned Paper

Using Toned Papers in Nature Journals I usually don’t advocate for using any particular type of art-making material, since I want folks to feel free to use what they readily have on hand. But toned papers are a creative, flexible, and inspiring ground to work on, and...
Sketching Seahorses

Sketching Seahorses

How to Sketch a Seahorse Get a pencil, download your Seahorse Sketching Cheat Sheet, then watch the video tutorial below to draw your own seahorse. Learn more about Seahorses Learn all about seahorse biology, ecology and conservation on THIS BLOG POST. Did You Enjoy...
Let’s Draw Hummingbirds!

Let’s Draw Hummingbirds!

Learn All About Hummingbirds! In the video tutorial below, you’ll learn fun facts about hummingbird biology and learn about their anatomy while you follow along and sketch one with me! Download your copy of the Rufous Hummingbird Sketching Cheatsheet so you can...
Sketch a Pangolin

Sketch a Pangolin

In Celebration of World Pangolin Day (3rd Saturday of February) I’ve created a video that shares some fascinating facts about the habits and habitats of pangolins. You’ll also learn a lot about pangolin anatomy while you follow along to my sketching...
How to Sketch Zebra

How to Sketch Zebra

Celebrate International Zebra Day International Zebra Day is observed annually at the end of January. Celebrate with me by learning how to create your own realistic drawing of a zebra. So grab a pencil and download your Zebra Sketching Cheatsheet to follow along!  ...
Winter Nature Journaling

Winter Nature Journaling

Tips for outdoor sketching, painting, and journaling in the wintertime If you’ve ever wanted to get outdoors in the wintertime and try your hand at working in your journal, watch the video below that I filmed live for my Nature Sketching Challenge Facebook...
Sketching a Holly Leaf

Sketching 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 below   Did You Enjoy This Story? If you’ve found value in this story and believe...