This easy-to-follow book teaches how to draw a wonderful variety of birds using very simple shapes and stage by stage sequences. Polly Pinder includes a good selection of all the popular birds including a song thrush, robin, penguin, pelican, golden eagle and more.
Absolute beginners will soon be able to create great drawings using these illustrations as a guide.
Polly Pinder studied graphics at Leeds Art College. Her first job was with a Yorkshire newspaper, and she subsequently worked as a lecturer in graphic design at Wakefield District College. She has written and illustrated a number of books on a variety of other subjects including cake decoration and growing herbs, papermaking and paper crafts. Her illustrations in Muck and Magic were commended when that book won the 1993 Sir Peter Kent Conservation Book Prize. She has also designed bed linen and wallpapers, and the graphics for a wallpaper book based on newly-discovered eighteenth-century wallpapers.
Includes a great variety of known and lesser known birds Extremely simple step-by-step drawing method Great for beginners or any artist wanting to brush up their drawing skills