Learn the fundamentals of bird anatomy and practice tips for sketching from photos, specimens, and live birds. In this one-day drawing workshop, students will
- practice blocking in basic body shapes and feather patterns,
- account for species-specific anatomical indicators, and
- learn how to capture personality in bird drawings.
The class will begin at The Morton Arboretum, where participants will work through the fundamentals of drawing birds. Then the class will spend the afternoon indoors and outdoors, working from specimens and live birds.
This program meets in person at the Arboretum. See What to Know for information about required supplies.
Instructor: Carrie Carlson
Health and Safety: Program participants must abide by the Arboretum’s health and safety guidelines. Guidelines are subject to change, so please check back frequently.
Age: 16 and older