You’ll Love This Animal Art Book Download If:
- You love art featuring animals and are looking for new inspiration
- You want just want to enjoy memorable animal drawings of a variety of species
- You want to hear advice & tips from a wide range of working artists
This excerpt from the popular Strokes of Genius 2 features one of the most beloved subjects in the world—animals! This digital download allows you to instantly download this PDF right to your laptop or desktop. Get a close-up look at these inspirational and memorable drawings of animals.
This chapter features drawings of animals in a variety of mediums and features pieces from top working artists today. These realistic drawings of animals capture the power of image and light. This chapter also features advice, tips, techniques or artistic musings from the featured artists, providing you with an insight into the artist’s mind.
Features of the Strokes of Genius 2: Chapter 3, Animals Digital Download Include:
- Animal drawings with powerful light and shadow
- Drawing techniques and advice from the featured artists
- A memorable collection of diverse and expressive animal drawings
Check Out This Tip From Strokes of Genius 2: Chapter 3, Animals:
Study an Animal's Movements for Accuracy
While working as an animator, I made thousands of line drawings of dogs and foxes for the animated film The Plague Dogs
, and I had the idea of making a poster called "Animals in Motion." To get the positions just right, I studied the movement using nature books and videos, tracking books and Eadweard Muybridge's photographs. I used Muybridge's galloping horse photos for the zebra's positions, as well as various zebra photos for other details. I made up some of the movement (as in the tail) using my experience as an animator. Working on an animation disc with registration pegs, I started by creating six line drawings and then made sure that the movement was accurate by flipping the drawings in sequence. Then I transferred the six line drawings to a piece of coquille paper, painted a base of pale watercolor first, and shaded with colored pencil.
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