Synopses & Reviews
Lee Hammond's straightforward approach introduces the beginner to the pleasures of drawing. With Hammond's effective demonstrations guiding the learner's every step, anyone will be able to start drawing realistic people and animals in no time!
Capture the lively likeness of favorite animals both furry and feathered with these easy-to-follow drawing demonstrations.
Do your drawings look more like one-dimensional cartoon characters than real animals? With this step-by-step guide, you'll be creating realistic drawings of your pets and other animals in no time
The secret is seeing and drawing animals as simple shapes that fit together like a puzzle. Next, you create a convincing sense of dimension with shading. It's that easy
Moving on to the details, Hammond shows you how to accurately draw:
Different kinds of eyes and noses
Various types of hair and fur - from squirrel's tail to a lion's mane
Animal textures - including the wrinkles of an elephant's skin, scales on a fish and the muscular build of a horse
The intricate patterns on fogs, zebras, birds and other animals
Backgrounds - including how to use contrast close up and how to make distant things look soft and far away.
Illustrated demonstrations guide your every step. And best of all, you'll see the difference in your drawings right away