The Sibley Birds Coloring Field Journal (Hardcover)
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A portable, deluxe adult coloring book from the renowned birder, illustrator, and author of the New York Times best seller The Sibley Guide to Birds. The perfect gift for birders everywhere, to use at your windowsill or in the field. Including 75 original and previously unpublished images. With millions of copies sold, David Sibley is the best-known name in North American birding today. At last The perfect coloring book for the birder or naturalist, picturing--with the lifelike precision that is a hallmark of David Sibley's work--75 images of spectacular birds in flight and at rest. The Sibley Birds Coloring Book will allow birding enthusiasts to create their own artist's portfolio, restoring color--whether real or imagined--to wings, crest, beaks, and more. No detail has been spared to make this a deluxe edition: from the heavy-duty and flexible cover design that allows for portability, for landscape and portrait line drawings--and makes it easy for right- or left-hand preference--to the heavy paper and the colored pages for reference. - Printed in a unique hardbound format that accommodates both the landscape and portrait line drawings throughout, as well as the creativity of its user. - Flip-back cover encourages on-the-go artistry, as well as providing a strong surface for colorists. - Deluxe heavy paper throughout provides an optimal surface for coloring in all mediums. - Reproductions of David Sibley's original full-color paintings are included on the book's inside cover to assist the colorist as a reference. - 12 anatomical drawings of the structure and component parts of the birds' bodies are featured to inform the colorist with a better comprehension of bird anatomy. - The perfect gift for all birders and coloring book enthusiasts.
About the Author
Artist, writer, naturalist DAVID ALLEN SIBLEY is the author and illustrator of the series of successful guides to nature that bear his name, including the New York Times best seller The Sibley Guide to Birds. He has contributed art and articles to Smithsonian, Science, The Wilson Journal of Ornithology, Birding, BirdWatching, and North American Birds, and wrote and illustrated a syndicated column for The New York Times. He is the recipient of the Roger Tory Peterson Award for Lifetime Achievement from the American Birding Association and the Linnaean Society of New York's Eisenmann Medal. He lives in Concord, Massachusetts. CECILIA LEHAR has been a fashion illustrator since 1978. She most recently drew the illustration line art for Knopf's Vogue Colors A to Z coloring book. Lehar worked at Vogue Patterns for eleven years, and among many other apparel- and fashion-related commissions, created period costume illustrations for the Philadelphia Museum of Art. She and her husband are avid birders, making challenging journeys to satisfy their bird-watching enthusiasm.