Birds and Light

The Art of Lars Jonsson

Published by Christopher Helm

This wonderful book describes the life and work of one of the finest bird artists in history. Lars Jonsson's beautiful and inspirational artwork has been appearing in print for over 30 years, and his original paintings are highly sought-after by collectors.

Here, he talks of a life's work studying and capturing the relationship between birds and light. This book is part autobiography and part exploration of technical method, and is a celebration of birds, wildlife and wild places. It is illustrated throughout with sumptuously reproduced artwork, including pages from his earliest sketchbooks, examples of his identification plates, through to the development and completion of magnificent finished canvasses. This stunning, large-format volume will appeal to everyone who enjoys the very best of wildlife art.