In Celebration of Rhinos!

In Celebration of Rhinos!

It’s World Rhinoceros Day! World Rhinoceros Day is celebrated on September 22 each year. Below you’ll learn some interesting facts about rhinos and also learn how to sketch them in my video workshops below! The Rhinoceros family includes five species...
In Celebration of Vultures

In Celebration of Vultures

International Vulture Awareness Day The first Saturday in September is set aside annually to observe International Vulture Awareness Day. So I’d like to share some fascinating facts about these much-maligned but vitally important birds and showcase some of my...
World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day

Resources to learn more about the ocean June 8th has been designated as “World Oceans Day” by the United Nations. In celebration of World Oceans Day, I’ve written some natural history stories about sea creatures that you can find below. I love snorkeling and...
World Turtle Day

World Turtle Day

Let’s Learn About Land Turtles! It’s World Turtle Day on May 23rd so let’s ‘shellabrate! The day was created to learn more about land turtles and tortoises and how to protect them and their habitats worldwide. You can learn all about the characteristics and...
Endangered Species Spotlight

Endangered Species Spotlight

Shining a Spotlight on Endangered Species In observance of both Endangered Species Day and International Day for Biological Diversity, I’m sharing some stories and sketching tutorials I’ve created about a diverse array of our planet’s threatened and...
Let’s Sketch African Ungulates

Let’s Sketch African Ungulates

CLICK HERE to register for this free workshop In this workshop, you’ll learn about the members of the cattle family that make up the herds of grazing mammals that roam the African savannas, such as buffalo, wildebeest, hartebeest, impala, kudu, nyala, duiker, gazelle,...
American Pitcher Plants

American Pitcher Plants

Learn All About the Pitcher Plants of Eastern North America Watch the video recording below where I’ll introduce you to the fascinating world of carnivorous plants. Then we’ll focus in on the group of plants known as pitcher plants with an emphasis on the...
Leopard Day

Leopard Day

May 3rd is International Leopard Day, an occasion to celebrate the ‘big cats’ including the African leopard, Panthera pardus, as well as their closest relative, the American Jaguar, Panthera onca. You can learn all about panthers and the characteristics of...
The Mighty Bluefin Tuna

The Mighty Bluefin Tuna

In honor of World Tuna Day which is observed annually on May 2nd, I’d like to share some fascinating biological facts, as well as conservation issues surrounding one of the most endangered species of the world’s tunas; the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna. Bluefin Tuna...
Celebrate Tapirs!

Celebrate Tapirs!

It’s World Tapir Day! Each year on April 27th we celebrate World Tapir Day. Read on to learn all about tapirs and also watch a workshop on how to sketch and paint a tapir! Tapirs are large, primitive mammals that you’ve likely never heard of. They look a...