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Learn Something New: Nature journaling and conservation via MetaFilter

August 30th, 2020 Comments off
Nature journaling and conservation via MetaFilter
 
Nature journaling and conservation via MetaFilter
 

The John Muir Laws blog features lots of educational resources about nature journaling and sketching in a variety of mediums, intermixed with conservation information. Also offers resources for educators.

Some of the good stuff (a sample, there’s too much to link, the whole blog archive is a treasure trove)

5 minute landscape in watercolor pencil

How to draw: birds mammals plants

Step by step: watercolor iris in colored pencilnorthern parula with watercolor

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Cooper’s Hawk (Accipter Cooper) in my back garden today [Video] [Photos]

August 15th, 2020 Comments off

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Audobon’s Birds of America art released as free, high-res downloads for printing via Boing Boing

August 14th, 2020 Comments off

The National Audubon Society has released all of John James Audubon’s magnificent watercolors from his classic work Birds of America (1827-1838) as free, high-resolution downloads for printing. The 435 life-size watercolors in the collection were “all reproduced from hand-engraved plates, and is considered to be the archetype of wildlife illustration.” Each image’s web page is accompanied by Audubon’s wonderful first-person descriptions of the animal.

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New Design: Into The Garden With These Birdhouse Products Exclusively From Douglas E. Welch Design and Photography [For Sale]

August 13th, 2020 Comments off

Western Junco Pair In The Garden via Instagram

May 31st, 2020 Comments off

Bird and Butterfly Boxes Still Life via Instagram

March 5th, 2020 Comments off

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Bird and Butterfly Boxes Still Life

Bird and Butterfly Boxes Still Life via Instagram

Retired bird houses become an art piece in my garden.

From my Instagram Feed



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Bird and Butterfly Boxes Still Life via Instagram

March 2nd, 2020 Comments off

Follow Me On Instagram!

Bird and Butterfly Boxes Still Life

Bird and Butterfly Boxes Still Life via Instagram

Retired bird houses become an art piece in my garden.

From my Instagram Feed



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** Many of these books may be available from your local library. Check it out!

Taiaroa Head Lighthouse with albatross nesting ground, Dunedin, New Zealand via My Instagram

March 5th, 2018 Comments off

Royal Albatross Nesting via My Instagram

March 2nd, 2018 Comments off

Royal Albatross Nesting via My Instagram

Royal Albatross Nesting

Royal Albatross Centre, Taiaroa Head, Dunedin, New Zealand

At the Royal Albatross Centre where you can also view the Little Blue Penguins which come ashore each evening. 

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Shags (Cormorants) on the nests, Taiaroa Head, Dunedin, New Zealand via My Instagram

February 28th, 2018 Comments off

Shags (Cormorants) on the nests, Taiaroa Head, Dunedin, New Zealand via My Instagram

Shags (Cormorants) on the nests, Taiaroa Head, Dunedin, New Zealand

At the Royal Albatross Centre where you can also view the Little Blue Penguins which come ashore each evening. 

See this entire collection of New Zealand photos on Flickr

Instagram and Follow

Join me on Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook 


Learn more about New Zealand with these books

* A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs
** Many of these books may be available from your local library. Check it out!
† Available from the LA Public Library