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Drawing & Painting Wild Animals

Handbook / Manual
By: Vic Bearcroft(Author)
128 pages, 150 colour illustrations
Publisher: Search Press
Drawing & Painting Wild Animals
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About this book

Vic Bearcroft has been named Winner of the Endangered Species category in the BBC Wildlife Artist of the Year 2012 competition for his painting of 'Makaku' which is featured in this book. In this reissue of his popular 2012 book, Vic Bearcroft shares his love of drawing and painting wild animals, showing how to capture the personality and distinctive features of a variety of creatures. Using simple steps and plenty of detail, this guide shows you how to create beautiful artworks, from drawing the basic shapes through to realising your favourite animals in your preferred medium.

Contents

Introduction 6
Materials 8
Impact: tone and colour 20
Getting started 24
Big cats 32
Step-by-step: Tiger 42
Ungulates 48
Step-by-step: Zebra 58
Bears 64
Step-by-step: Panda 74
Pachyderms 82
Step-by-step: Asian Elephant 90
Great apes 94
Step-by-step: Chimpanzee 102
Canids 108
Step-by-step: Wolf 120
Index 128

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Biography

Vic Bearcroft is a self-taught professional wildlife and pet portrait artist, who specialises in pastel on velour, but also works in pencil, watercolour, coloured pencil, charcoal and acrylic media. Having spent part of his childhood in Kenya, Vic has been drawing animals since he could hold a pencil. Being passionate about wildlife in general, and particularly in wolves, Vic works with a large number of animal welfare and conservation organisations worldwide, donating prints, merchandise and funds.

Handbook / Manual
By: Vic Bearcroft(Author)
128 pages, 150 colour illustrations
Publisher: Search Press
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