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Drawing and Painting Animals: Problems and Solutions

Handbook / Manual

Series: Problems & Solutions

By: Trudy Friend (Author)

128 pages, 250 colour & 30 b/w illustrations

David & Charles

Paperback | Jul 2006 | #205090 | ISBN: 0715322230
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NHBS Price: £12.99 $17/€15 approx

About this book

Trudy Friend's innovative approach highlights common problems and simple solutions to create more effective drawings and paintings. Clearly annotated pictures and easy-to-follow technique demonstrations ensure that problems can be quickly corrected.

Drawing and Painting Animals covers a wide range of popular animals including farm animals, wild animals, birds, reptiles and insects. The techniques demonstrated throughout are applicable to watercolour, graphite pencil, charcoal, Conte, pastels, acrylic and gouache.


Contents

- Introduction
- Materials

Techniques
- Mixing Colour
- Textures
- Line
- Form
- Tone
- Heads and Features
- Feet
- Movement
- Body Mass
- Exercise in Accuracy
- With an Artist's Eye

Theme 1: Domestic Pets
- Dog
- Cat
- Rabbit
- Guinea Pig
- Mouse
- Shetland Pony

Theme 2: Farm Animals
- Cow
- Pig
- Goat
- Sheep
- Horse
- Chicken
- Duck

Theme 3: Zoo Animals
- Elephant
- Rhinoceros
- Giraffe
- Zebra

Theme 4: Wild Animals
- Fox
- Badger
- Otter
- Beaver
- Grey Squirrel
- Wolf
- Deer
- Bear

Theme 5: Birds, Reptiles and Insects
- Eagle
- Parrot
- Penguin
- Swan
- Toad
- Crocodile
- Butterfly
- Grasshopper

Index


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Biography

Trudy Friend is the author of the three Problems and Solutions books published by David & Charles, all based on her popular column in Leisure Painter. Trudy is an established and respected artist, she regularly writes for the leading UK leisure painting magazines and currently lives in Monmouthshire, UK.

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