Draw Realistic Animals
Wildlife, Pets & MoreBook - 2014
Introduces the basic techniques of making animal drawings, with step-by-step instructions for twelve projects focued on specific animals, including a domestic cat, Siberian husky, African elephant, and Sumatran tiger.
Draw Stunning, Soulful Animals!
Beginning and experienced artists alike will delight in these lessons from accomplished wildlife artist Robert Louis Caldwell, as he shares the techniques behind his finely detailed pencil drawings.
A book for those who prefer to learn by doing, Draw Realistic Animals features 14 step-by-step demonstrations with subjects ranging from domestic pets to birds, reptiles, big cats, and elephants. In-depth instruction shows how to develop a composition, build movement into the drawing, where to push the darks, and tips for lifting key highlights and teasing out finishing details to bring animals to life in graphite.
- 14 demonstrations tackle a variety of subjects and backgrounds, with specific focus on techniques for drawing fur, scales, feathers, and more
- Hands-on lessons clarify the basic concepts of drawing: value, shape, form, lighting, and composition
- Includes expert advice on using reference photos to create strong, orignial compositions