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Drawing Masterclass: Animals

Handbook / ManualArt / Photobook

By: Lucy Swinburne (Author)

96 pages, 100 b/w illustrations

Search Press

Paperback | Jan 2013 | #203986 | ISBN-13: 9781844487721
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NHBS Price: £12.99 $16/€15 approx

About this book

Whether you want to draw a beloved pet cat or a magnificent wolf, Drawing Masterclass: Animals provides a complete course. Lucy Swinburne explains the strengths of various drawing techniques and materials clearly and simply. Drawing Masterclass: Animals includes step by step projects for you to follow, ranging from meerkats to horses. This inspiring book is a must-have for any artist seeking to capture the elusive magic of animals, with expert guidance on producing pictures with spirit and majesty in a realistic style. All of the worked-out examples include a QR code that give access to online video tutorials.


Introduction - 6
The history of drawing animals - 8
Materials - 12
How to start - 20
Wild Animals - 28
Wolf - 28
Step by step Meerkat - 34
Step by step Elephant - 40
Step by step Tiger - 44
Step by step Cheetah - 50
Step by step Domestic Animals - 28
Dogs - 54
Dog - 58
Step by step Cats - 64
Cat - 68
Step by step Horses - 74
Horse - 76
Step by step Foal - 82
Step by step Rabbit - 88
Step by step Bearded Dragon - 92
Step by step Index - 96

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Lucy Swinburne trained as a Graphic Designer in 1988 and was selected as a finalist in the Daily Mail's first "Not the Turner Prize" competition in 2003. She subsequently exhibited at the Mall Galleries. Lucy also writes articles for the Leisure Painter magazine. Lucy holds regular workshops for artists, where she tutors students in pastel techniques. These painting workshops are based on animal subjects, wildlife or domestic and more recently, people portraits. Lucy also provides individual tuition, demonstrates for art groups and runs a private class in Hertfordshire. In her spare time, she attends dog shows with her own pets.

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