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.
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!