Audubon's Birds of America Coloring Book by John James Audubon PDF

By John James Audubon

Including the red-winged blackbird, painted bunting, wooden duck, nice blue heron, ruby-throated hummingbird, pink finch, and blue jay, forty six various species of birds from all components of the U.S. are integrated during this ebook. the photographs were faithfully redrawn by way of Paul E. Kennedy from originals through John James Aububon (1785–1851), the main recognized American painter-naturalist.
For each one species, the caption offers the fashionable universal and clinical names and the present variety (by basic region). No contrast is made among breeding diversity and iciness diversity. purely the world of the U.S., particular of Alaska and Hawaii, is taken into account. The birds proven tend to be men while the caption doesn't supply the data on age and sex.
Audubon's unique plates, numbered to correspond to the pages of the publication, were reproduced in colour at the covers. should you keep on with them, you won't purely have loads of coloring excitement, yet additionally, you will how one can determine many very important birds.

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Ta make reflections. 2 Use horizontal criss-cross strokes... 8 . . to create a soft misty effect at the base. 15. Push upward with the 1" brush to create grassy areas. 3 . . t o lay in the basic sky and water shapes. Knife used for highlights and shadows. The corner of the fan brush is used to paint clouds. 10. With the 2" brush, tap the base of the mountain. Use the knife, loaded with Liquid White... 5. Blend the bottom of each cloud with the top corner of the 2" brush. 1 1 . . then lift upward to create a soft misty base.

With Titanium White and Midnight Black (on the small knife), highlight the front of the cabin using so little pressure that the paint "breaks". Use the same mixture with less White to highlight the side of the cabin. Make the door and windows with the small knife and Van Dyke Brown. Then, do a "house-ectomy" {remove the excess paint from the bottom of the building). Add a little path with Van Dyke Brown and the small knife. Use the highlight colors (all the Yellows with Midnight Black to make Green) on the tan brush.

With Liquid White and a touch of Midnight Black loaded on the long edge of the knife, "cut-In" the water lines and ripples. The small evergreens in the background are made with a mixture of Phthalo Blue. Midnight Black. Van Dyke Brown and Sap Green loaded on the fan brush. Hold the brush 46 vertically and just touch the canvas to create the center line of the tree. Turn the brush horizontally and begin adding the small branches at the top of the tree by using just one corner of the brush Working from side to side and forcing the bristles to bend downward, use more pressure as you near the base of the tree allowing the branches to become larger.

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