Drawing Wild Washington

Ilustration: Jed Dunkerly
Ilustration: Jed Dunkerly

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Learn to draw plants and animals from all over Washington state in the Burke Museum's new video series with artist Jed Dunkerley.

Watch FREE how-to videos and download coloring pages from Jed's Ecosystems of Washington mural at the Burke.

Share what you do with #burkefromhome.

Ecosystem Drawing Lessons & Coloring Pages

Orca whales, bull kelp, and even an octopus! All this and more in Jed's exploration of Washington's coastal marine ecosystem.


A heron, beaver, and more make an appearance in the Puget Sound wetlands coloring page. 


Banana slugs and salamanders are a lot less slimy when they're just on a coloring page!


Hop to it and color a jackrabbit, grasshopper, and more in the shrub-steppe coloring page.


Visit the heights of the alpine ecosystem with the raven, Rocky Mountain butterfly, and more in this coloring page!


Quick! Color the fast-moving creatures in the ponderosa pine woodland coloring page before they scurry away.


a student and professor look at art together

Our Work

At the Burke, we bring together people, objects and the stories that make them meaningful.

Photo: Mark Stone/University of Washington
Photo: Mark Stone/University of Washington