The Best Nest: Birds, Nests & Eggs in Colored Pencil
6 Lessons – Starts Jan. 1 – Enrollment Limited
LIFETIME ACCESS $65
Using softly muted colors inspired by Victorian natural history illustrations, draw the nests and eggs of four very different birds (and the birds themselves) in colored pencil: field sparrow, purple martin, green heron and ruby-throated hummingbird.
Two additional hour-long lessons will cover:
- How to create elegant pencil studies of nests and eggs, to help you see their structure and surface patterns more deeply
- How to make preliminary pencil studies of birds and feathers (this lesson is a good starting point for anyone new to drawing birds, or a helpful refresher for more experienced artists)
All levels of art experience welcome! Instruction is step-by-step, and each video has multiple illustrated printables and practice exercises. The course is hosted on a private, password protected site you can visit anytime — and your access is permanent, so you can work at your own pace.
Sign up by December 5 to receive Val’s 2022 Year of Birds printable hand-drawn calendar FREE.