Art 2 – Science Illustration – Birds – Due Thurs. Nov. 3

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1. Take notes when you watch the following video and think carefully about what James Prosek says about seeing nature:

Note also what Jane Kim says about her art, painting birds:

2. Read about the exhibition “Maria Sibylla Merian and Daughters: Women of Art and Science.” Watch the slideshow and read or listen to all of the commentary for each and take notes.

Maria Sibylla Merian and Daughters: Women in Art and Science

3. Watch the following two technical videos:

 

4. And last but not least, here is a site with beautiful drawings from the Farallon Islands by a professional illustrator, Sophie Webb. Maybe you know some of her books!

Sophie Webb

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