Art 3 – wildlife illustration – 10/20

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Read about the importance of predators and take notes on the various eco chains mentioned:

Predators in crisis

Make notes on the interconnectedness of nature in the Yellowstone ecosystem:

Look at the following website and be sure to look at: Gallery Artists, On the Easel (Work in Progress), and Blog: Art Stories (Niki Firmin, in particular, and the stages of her painting “Raising a Little Dust”) Pay careful attention to the importance of composition as well as detail.

http://artsavingwildlife.org/

Look at the website  of Alison Nicholls and her stylized artwork. Then go to her blog and read the article about the success of conservation linked to Mongabay.com:

http://www.nichollswildlifeart.com/

Make notes about wildlife conservation issues important to you and  do some research,  gather some images, draw some thumbnail composition ideas, in preparation for your small painting.

Laurie Marker is a conservationist who recently came to Santa Cruz for her nonprofit, Cheetah Conservation Fund.

https://jenniferpittman.wordpress.com/2015/10/17/cheetah-conservationist-links-successful-efforts-in-africa-to-local-economic-drivers-education/

http://www.santacruzsentinel.com/general-news/20091008/cheetah-fund-director-raises-awareness-of-endangered-cats

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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