From Crafters Inventory’s book section, we are delighted to feature on Day 31, a book titled, painting Songbirds with Sherry C. Nelson.
About the book
Capture the colorful beauty of your favorite songbirds.
No one paints the beauty and grace of birds quite like Sherry Nelson. In this inspiring guide, Sherry reveals the secrets of her signature painting style, showing you how to capture every feathery feature of 15 delightful songbirds.
Whether you’re a beginning painter or skilled artist, you’ll enjoy painting a range of delightful songbirds, including robins, wrens, sparrows, doves, meadowlarks, warblers, thrushes and more. every bird is highlighted in a step-by-step format that features:
Field sketches and reference photos of each bird in different poses.
Mini-demos that focus on details including facial features and types of feathers.
Step-by-Steps of the flowers and foliage common to each birds’ habitat.
Start-to-finish visual instruction, from beginning sketches to the final painting on canvas.
Instruction for including delightful details, including butterflies and ladybugs.
A bonus section on painting birds in 12 easy steps.
Beginning with the basics of oil painting, you’ll find all the guidance you need for getting started- from selecting materials and mixing colors to loading brushes and creating backgrounds. From there, you can build your skills one step at a time.
Sherry’s bird-painting demonstrations start with the easier projects first and gradually advance to more challenging compositions, so your painting experience is gratifying and successful no matter your level of skill.
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