Gallery: Watching Loons with the Eyes of a Sketch Artist
<!– Sketches by Jessica Laman, picture by Tim Laman.–>
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I spent a lot of final summer season curled on the edges of lakes in Maine, binoculars in a single hand, gazing out on the loons on the water, then glancing all the way down to sketch them in my pocket book. With highschool out for the summer season I used to be capable of be part of my dad, wildlife photographer Tim Laman, on a mission filming loons in Acadia Nationwide Park. Sketching for the primary time within the discipline, I realized that I’m capable of recognize a higher stage of element watching birds with a pen in my hand, as my thoughts decodes the shapes and patterns to translate them onto paper.
Watch the quick movie Loons of Mount Desert Island, Maine by Tim Laman, produced by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Conservation Media program,
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