October 04, 2018 1 min read
Birds bring songs into our lives and swoops of color to our paintings. Let's draw some birds! (See video at the bottom of the page.)
If you’d like to learn more about painting the urban landscape, we recommend:
Learn to paint a bird in watercolor with
Susan Bourdet’sBold & Beautiful: Backyard Wildlife in Watercolor
Learn to create lifelike feathers in acrylic
with David N. Kitler’s Painting Nature's Textures in Acrylic
Learn to paint a mixed media heron
with Gina Rossi Armfield’s No Excuses Watercolor- Painting Animals
Each image is copyright free. Follow the links to learn more about the photogaphers (and see their other great work) and to get the larger image for painting.
Image 1, Image 2, Image 3, Image 4, Image 5
15-Minute Sketch is an ongoing series to create easy ways for you to practice your daily drawing and sketching. Just 15-minutes a day will make a huge difference in your drawing and painting abilities.
Please note: The video below does not include audio. Five reference photos will be on screen each for 3 minutes each. Ready, set, sketch!
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