• Taking Time to SketchWithSibley

    1 month ago - By 10,000 Birds

    David Sibley's sketch of an Atlantic Puffin.
    I sat down at my dining room table, its wooden surface covered by a wrinkled white tablecloth scattered with work-from-home items; my laptops, notebooks, a speaker, various dishes and coffee mugs. Clearing a space, I retrieved my field notebook - untouched since April of 2018 - and flipped to a brand new page. Taking pen-in-hand, I navigated to Audubon's website and pulled up a short video tutorial: drawing a Great Blue Heron with David Sibley himself.
    Sibley - author of the famed Sibley Guides that sat on my bookshelf and essentially taught me...
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