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Drawing Birds As Living Animals Workshop 1 of 2

Saturday, September 30, 2023
8:30 am1:00 pm

Learn to see and draw birds from the inside out – from the skeleton and musculature
to their complex feather patterns. Strengthen your skills in using a simple pencil to
reveal the structural design and organic beauty of living birds. A 16-page, amply
illustrated workbook will be provided for each registrant, with seven lessons being
covered over the two days.
The workbook is supplemented by a Powerpoint presentation with over 60 pages of
drawings and photos.

Bring an 8x10 or larger drawing pad and pencils, including a blue non-repro pencil if
you have one. We will have light refreshments but not lunch.

The workshop leader will be David Stump, a long-time contributing artist and former
president for San Diego Audubon.


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