Subtitle Discover all the techniques you need to know to draw amazingly lifelike animals
Description Description Learn to draw a wide variety of cute critters, pampered pets, wild animals, and much more with The Art of Drawing Animals!
Featuring an array of adorable pets and majestic wildlife, this book offers simple step-by-step instructions for drawing dozens of incredibly lifelike animals
. Inside, five talented professional artists reveal their tricks from the trade
for drawing 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 for both graphite and colored pencils, followed by instructions for approaching a drawing, such as building up forms with basic shapes, tracing photos, and using photo references. The inspiring projects are divided into sections by animal type
for easy reference and guide readers on making initial sketches
and detailed shading
to adding finishing touches
. As you progress from project to project, you will find a range of helpful topics, such as portraying accurate proportions and creating dynamic compositions.
Among the amazing animals you'll learn to draw in realistic detail:
- Yorkie puppy
- Giraffe calf
- Maine Coon cat
Packed with beautiful illustrations and expert instruction, The Art of Drawing Animals
is a comprehensive and indispensable resource for all artists smitten with the animal kingdom.