Draw Like an Artist: 100 Realistic Animals
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Draw Like an Artist: 100 Realistic Animals : Step-by-Step Realistic Line Drawing **A Sourcebook for Aspiring Artists and Designers

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Featuring 600+ sketches depicting a vast array of beautiful animal forms, detailed faces, and more, Draw Like an Artist: 100 Realistic Animals is a must-have visual reference book for student artists, scientific illustrators, urban sketchers, and anyone seeking to improve their realistic drawing skills.

This contemporary, step-by-step guidebook demonstrates fundamental art concepts like proportion, anatomy, and spatial relationships as you learn to draw a full range of creatures, all shown from a variety of perspectives. Each set of illustrations takes you from beginning sketch lines to a finished drawing.

Author Melissa Washburn is a skilled illustrator whose clear and elegant drawing style will make this a go-to sourcebook for years to come.

Draw Like an Artist: 100 Realistic Animals is the third book in the Draw Like an Artist series following Faces and Figures and Flowers and Plants.

The books in the Draw Like an Artist series are richly visual references for learning how to draw classic subjects realistically through hundreds of step-by-step images created by expert artists and illustrators.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 216 x 279 x 10.16mm | 453.59g
  • United States
  • English
  • 1631598198
  • 9781631598197
  • 580,653

Table of contents

Introduction
How to Use This Book
Tips for Better Line Control

SECTION 1: FAMILIAR HOUSEHOLD ANIMALS
German Shepherd
Greyhound
Beagle
Boston Terrier
Corgi
Puppy
Tabby Cat
Persian Cat
Kitten
Goldfish
Guinea Pig
Gecko
Rabbit
Mouse
Rat
Ferret
Box Turtle
Parakeet

SECTION 2: OTHER DOMESTIC ANIMALS
Horse
Foal
Goat
Sheep
Pig
Cow
Duck
Chicken
Chick
Camel
Llama
Chinchilla

SECTION 3: WILD ANIMALS
Fox
Wolf
Tiger
Lion
Squirrel
Chipmunk
Bat
Raccoon
Opossum
Porcupine
Prairie Dog
Grizzly Bear
Polar Bear
Panda
Koala
Lemur
Gazelle
Rhinoceros
Hippopotamus
Deer
Elk
Moose
Kangaroo
Beaver
Giraffe
Elephant
Gorilla
Sloth
Zebra
Bobcat
Cheetah
Chimpanzee
Capuchin Monkey
Otter
Seal
Walrus
Manatee
Whale
Dolphin

SECTION 4: BIRDS
Owl
Robin
Flamingo
Woodpecker
Penguin
Ostrich
Heron
Hummingbird
Chickadee

SECTION 5: REPTILES, AMPHIBIANS, CEPHALOPOD
Chameleon
Iguana
Bullfrog
Tortoise
Alligator
Python
Octopus

SECTION 6: DETAILS AND PARTS
Canine Head and Features
Canine Front vs. Side Pose
Canine Feet
Canines in Motion
Feline Head and Features
Feline Front vs. Side Pose
Feline Feet
Felines in Motion
Horse Head and Features
Horse Legs and Feet
Horse in Motion
Birds in Flight
Bird Feet
Drawing Fur
Drawing Feathers

About the Author
Acknowledgments
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About Melissa Washburn

Melissa Washburn is an artist/illustrator/graphic designer and the author of two books in Quarry's Draw Like an Artist series: 100 Flowers and Plants and 100 Realistic Animals. She grew up in upstate New York, in the foothills of the Adirondacks, but has lived in the Midwest since 1996. Her fascination with things that run, fly, and grow has led to editorial commissions for publications such as Charlotte Home and Garden, Spirituality & Health magazine, and Smithsonian Magazine. She continues to exhibit her work throughout Northwest Indiana as well as illustrate and design for advertising, editorial, surface design, and package design. Her background includes a bachelor of fine arts in painting and printmaking from Binghamton University, a master's degree in arts administration from Indiana University, coursework at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and experience as Art Director at the advertising firm Group 7even. She was a 2012-2013 recipient of an Individual Artist Program grant from the Indiana Arts Commission. She lives just outside Chicago in Northwest Indiana. You can see more of her work at melissawashburn.com.
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