Synopses & Reviews
Saddle up for some creative fun
The pure beauty and spirit of horses makes them a favorite subject for artists. With the friendly instruction in this book, rendering these magnificent animals is both achievable and fun, even for beginners. Step by step, Jeanne Filler Scott shows you how to draw and paint the elegant lines, graceful movements and unique personalities that capture your heart.
12 start-to-finish projects cover a variety of poses and subjects, from stately portraits of race horses to cute foals at play
Step-by-step demonstrations show how to depict accurate anatomy, powerful legs, flowing manes, expressive eyes, authentic coat colors and other key elements of realistic likenesses
Profiles outline the distinguishing characteristics and proportions of popular breeds and various stages of maturity
Rundowns on basic tools and techniques help you get started in pencil, acrylics and oils
From taking reference photos to painting backgrounds, from formal portraits to everyday pasture scenes, this book covers everything you need to turn your love of horses into enjoyable and lifelike art.
Capture the elegant lines, powerful muscles and graceful movements of horses. From head-and-neck portraits to horses in full gallop, Draw and Paint Realistic Horses teaches anatomy, facial features, hair, legs and hooves. Start-to-finish step-by-step demo
Capture the elegant lines, powerful muscles and graceful movements of horses. From head-and-neck portraits to horses in full gallop, Draw and Paint Realistic Horses teaches anatomy, facial features, hair, legs and hooves. Start-to-finish step-by-step demos in acrylics, oils and pencil show how to depict the distinguishing colors and characteristics of each breed. Dozens of reference photos, coat color demos, and comparative drawings help you learn the details of painting and drawing a full range of breeds and settings, from race horses to work horses, from cute foals to magnificent stallions. A gallery of beautiful finished paintings provides inspiration and ideas.