Drawing on Reserves

Books written and illustrated by Richard Bell

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Drawing on Reserves


GET BACK DOWN to earth next time you visit a reserve: leave the digital camera at home and re-charge your batteries by plugging in to the world of nature.


In this practical guide to drawing wildlife, Richard Bell shows how to keep things refreshingly simple when you set out with pen, sketchbook and watercolours.

Title: Drawing on Reserves

ISBN: 987-1-902467-17-7

Publication: May 2008

Author: Richard Bell

Size: 170mm x 120mm

Pages: 64pp;full colour; watercolour,pen etc.

Binding: Paperback

Price: £4.99


Ducks and Dragonflies . . . Flowers and Fruits . . . Landscapes and Lichens . . .


Watercolours . . . sketchbooks . . . nature journals . . . art bag


   “Drawing on Reserves is a practical guide to drawing wildlife by illustrator Richard Bell. In this pocket-sized guide, he shows how to keep things simple when setting out for the outdoors with pen, sketchbook and watercolours. He includes examples from his sketchbooks of flowers and fungi, birds and butterflies and more. The book features a number of Yorkshire reserves including Bempton Cliffs, Fairburn Ings and Old Moor.”

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Yorkshire Ridings Magazine