Synopses & Reviews
Amazing results can be achieved surprisingly quickly using the step-by-step techniques in this introduction to drawing animals in various posesincluding head shots and full body illustrations. Aspiring artists will easily learn to draw with this simple guide, while more experienced artists will develop specific skills for drawing animals. The example animals start as basic geometric shapes and lines that become completed drawings within four or five steps. Featured are guided instructions to draw cats, dogs, horses, lions, tigers, bears, a wide selection of birds, and many more creatures great and small. Despite the simplicity of the construction methods, these images are realistic representations of the animals portrayed. Once mastered, the traditional approach used in this book can be used for any subject.
Learn how to draw cute household pets, impressive wild animals and amazing birds using this fun and easy step-by-step method. Starting with simple shapes, four popular artists show how easy it is to develop circles, rectangles, squares and ovals into an exciting selection of creatures including cats, dogs, horses, lions, elephants, monkeys, penguins and eagles. If you have never drawn before this is definitely the book for you, and there is a lot here to inspire more experienced artists too.
About the Author
Polly Pinder is the author of many books, including "Eyelet Greeting Cards," "Garden Flower Designs," "Handmade Oriental Cards," and "Medieval Designs." Susie Hodge is the author and illustrator of several books, including "Art Attack," "Drawing . . . Is Fun!," "Global Warming," and "Great Places in History." Eva Dutton is a professional artist and illustrator. Jonathan Newey has been an art teacher for more than 16 years and is the author of "Drawing with Coloured Pencils."