A Day With Jack Laws

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Two Drawing and Sketching Classes

Laws Railroad Museum and Historic Site

Celebrated author, artist and nature educator Jack Laws, great grandson of the R.J. Laws of Laws, CA, will conduct a one day program on wildlife interpretation, bird sketching, drawing and painting techniques.

Drawing Birds in the Western Landscape – Morning Session

Learn basic shapes and methods for capturing the form and movement of birds and animals while understanding which critical details to check when you see a bird, mastering the one-minute sketch. This is a great way to learn quick references for bird identification. This class is suitable for children. Bring your favorite drawing and sketching materials and something to share for a potluck lunch.

Techniques and Tricks – Afternoon Session

Learn water color and colored pencil techniques, perspective, composition, Plein Air techniques and some new thoughts color theory while using the museum’s buildings, artifacts and landscapes as inspiration. Bring whatever medium(s) you wish to work in.

Morning or Afternoon Session: $60 ESAS and/or Laws members, $85 non-members

Both Classes: $100 ESAS and/or Laws members, $150 non-members

To register, contact Pete Pumphrey at 760-872-7846 or download the registration form on the ESAS Website, and return to PO Box 624, Bishop, CA, 93514.

Registration is limited, so sign up today!

Sponsored by: Eastern Sierra Audubon Society, Laws Railroad Museum and Historic Site, and Inyo Council for the Arts.

For more information, visit the ESAS website >>