After reading about the global catastrophic decline in avian species last year, I started to sketch and research birds to increase my connection and knowledge. This is the Mangrove Cuckoo, or Coccyzus minor, whose population has been severely reduced along the Florida coast.
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When I was nine a family friend gave me The Nothing Book. I carried it everywhere and this habit became permanent — I am never without my journal. My sketchbooks hold my brain: the galumphing to-do list, jottings, inspiration, places to visit, music to listen to, books to read, movies to see, endless doodles, potential painting titles, dreams and schemes, kids appointments, my calendar, and the rest of the beat.
Mohawk double-thick cover printed on 100% post-consumer waste stock. Mohawk 100% recycled 70# white paper, printed on the front side with ruled lines and boxes to check off completion of your tasks. Recycled euro book board back cover with foil stamp logo.
3.5″ x 10″