Large-format volume describing the life and work of one of the finest bird artists in history. Here, Jonsson talks of a life's work made from studying and capturing the relationship between birds and light, and includes pages from his earliest sketchbooks, examples of his identification plates, and the development and completion of finished canvases.
Lars Jonsson is widely regarded as the best bird artist in the world. His exceptionally accurate and expressive style has been achieved through a combination of talent and countless hours sketching in the field. He is also a much-respected field ornithologist. His books include Birds of Europe and Bird Island both published by Christopher Helm.