The Laws Guide to Nature Drawing and Journaling

The Laws Guide to Nature Drawing and Journaling

Book - 2016
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In straightforward text complemented by step-by-step illustrations, dozens of exercises lead the hand and mind through creating accurate reproductions of plants and animals as well as landscapes, skies, and more. Laws provides clear, practical advice for every step of the process for artists at every level, from the basics of choosing supplies to advanced techniques.
Publisher: Berkeley, California : 2016. Heyday,
ISBN: 9781597143158
Branch Call Number: ANF 508 LAWS
Characteristics: vi, 303 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Lygren, Emilie
Alternative Title: Nature drawing and journaling


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SnoIsleLib_AnneM Mar 21, 2018

This book won't fit in your pocket, because it's full of everything you need to know to get started in nature journaling. This comprehensive guide starts with how to slow down and really observe your surroundings, then moves on to putting your journaling kit together and how to translate what you see onto the pages of your journal. Learn to capture everything from the smallest insect to the most expansive of landscapes using a variety of media. Perfect for anyone who loves nature and wants to improve their artistic skills.

Mar 09, 2018

This amazing book will inspire and instruct. Great advice for the newbie journaler and plenty of step-by-step instructions to learn both fundamentals and advanced drawing techniques. Worth the borrow but with this much information, buying from his website is recommended.

Rebecca_Kohn Nov 05, 2017

John Muir Laws is a premier naturalist, illustrator, and educator. His illustrations and instructions will inspire you to enjoy spending time outside and paying attention to details of the natural world.

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