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Drawing Animals How to Create Realistic Drawings of Animals Using Graphite Pencils

Handbook / Manual Art / Photobook
By: Lucy Swinburne(Author)
144 pages, 200 b/w illustrations
Publisher: Search Press
Drawing Animals
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  • Drawing Animals ISBN: 9781782217190 Edition: 2 Paperback Sep 2019 Usually dispatched within 5 days
Price: £12.99
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About this book

Brand-new, updated edition of the bestselling book, Drawing Masterclass: Animals by popular artist, Lucy Swinburne. Whether you want to capture a beloved pet cat or a magnificent wolf on paper, Drawing Animals provides a complete course in how to draw them. All the essential drawing techniques and materials you need are explained clearly and simply by Lucy, and two brand new sections show you how to sketch the key features of a wide variety of animals such as eyes, ears and fur, and how to capture movement. The 20 step-by-step exercises inside draw on a diverse range of subjects from various continents, including meerkats, lizards and horses. This inspiring book is a must-have for any artist seeking to capture the spirit and character of animals in their drawings.


The history of drawing animals
How to start
Drawing key features
- Ears
-- African Wild Dog Ears step by step
- Noses
-- Buffalo nose step by step
- Hands and feet
-- Squirrel hands step by step
-- Leopard paw step by step
- Texture and pattern
-- Texture: Snake step by step
-- Pattern: Scottish Wildcat step by step

- Wolf step by step
- Meerkat step by step
- Red Panda step by step
- Tigers step by step
- Cheetah step by step

- Dogs
-- Step by step
- Cats
-- Step by step
- Horses
-- Step by step
- Rabbit step by step
- Bearded Dragon step by step
Drawing animals in movement
- Asian Elephant in movement step by step


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Lucy Swinburne was selected as a finalist in the Daily Mail's first "Not the Turner Prize" competition in 2003. She has also exhibited at the Mall Galleries and the Society of Feline Artists exhibition. Lucy has written many articles for the Leisure Painter magazine and has held numerous animal subject workshops for artists, where she has tutored students in pastel techniques. In her spare time, she enjoys painting commissions and spending time with her family and pets at her home in Hertfordshire, UK.

Handbook / Manual Art / Photobook
By: Lucy Swinburne(Author)
144 pages, 200 b/w illustrations
Publisher: Search Press
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