Birds of the West An Artist's Guide by Molly Hashimoto
Exceptionally well written and offers a complete course of art instruction on the subject of birds, Birds of the West: An Artist's Guide is beautifully illustrated throughout." -Midwest Book Review; Unique gift book celebrates more than 80 iconic Western birds; Author is an award-winning nature artist and art teacher; Explores habitats: suburban backyards, alpine heights, shorelines, and more, Birds accompany us in our daily lives with their songs, flashes of bright color, and energetic activity. Even people who don’t consider themselves birders notice them; from urban wetlands to wilderness trails, we follow the sound of a distant twitter or song.; Award-winning artist Molly Hashimoto captures birds through different media, from quick sketches with pen and wash to more carefully planned block prints.