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Featuring an array of adorable pets and majestic wildlife, this exceptional 144-page book offers simple, step-by-step instructions for creating dozens of incredibly lifelike animal drawings. Inside, five talented artists reveal their professional secrets for drawing all the features that are unique to our furry and feathered friends—from wet noses and expressive eyes to thick fur and delicate whiskers. The book opens with essential information about drawing tools and materials, followed by instruction on how to approach a drawing––such as building up forms with basic shapes, transferring a reference, and using a projected photo image. Then the authors demonstrate their unique approaches to drawing through an array of inspiring projects, guiding readers from initial sketches through the detailed shading process to the finishing touches. As readers progress from project to project, they will find a range of helpful topics, such as portraying accurate proportions, creating dynamic compositions, and using colored pencils.
Packed with convincing illustrations and expert instruction, The Art of Drawing Animals is a comprehensive and indispensable resource for all artists smitten with the animal kingdom.
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Discover simple step-by-step techniques for painting and drawing
Whether an aspiring artist wants to draw or paint with oil, acrylic, pastel, or watercolor, this book contains all the information they need to get started. Following the clear, easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions in these books, projects clearly outlined and discussed before they are practiced.
These beautiful, full-color reference book delve into essential information about drawing and painting tools and techniques. They contain a wide variety of step-by-step lessons, featuring a range of mediums.
Drawing Books In The Collector’s Series:
The Art of Cartooning & Illustration
The Art of Drawing Manga & Comic Book Characters
The Art of Colored Pencil Drawing
The Art of Calligraphy & Lettering
The Art of Drawing Fantasy Characters
The Art of Drawing Animals
The Art of Drawing People
The Art of Basic Drawing
The Art of Pencil Drawing
The Art of Pastel
The Art of Drawing Dragons
The Art of Drawing & Painting Portraits
The Art of Drawing & Painting Horses