Drawing & Painting Wild Animals

$36.99

by Vic Bearcroft

 

Vic Bearcroft has been named Winner of the Endangered Species category in the BBC WILDLIFE ARTIST OF THE YEAR 2012 competition for his painting of ‘Makaku’ which is featured in this book.

In this reissue of his popular book, Vic Bearcroft shares his love of drawing and painting wild animals, showing how to capture the personality and distinctive features of a variety of creatures. Using simple steps and plenty of detail, this guide shows you how to create beautiful artworks, from drawing the basic shapes through to realising your favourite animals in your preferred medium.

 

Table of Contents

Introduction 6
Materials 8
Impact: tone and colour 20
Getting started 24
Big cats 32
Step-by-step: Tiger 42
Ungulates 48
Step-by-step: Zebra 58
Bears 64
Step-by-step: Panda 74
Pachyderms 82
Step-by-step: Asian Elephant 90
Great apes 94
Step-by-step: Chimpanzee 102
Canids 108
Step-by-step: Wolf 120
Index 128