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Draw and Paint 50 Animals

Book Description

Turn your love of animals into art you adore!

From her family farm in Kentucky, artist Jeanne Filler Scott spends her days joyfully surrounded by pets, barnyard animals and wildlife. In this book, she shares her love of animals and her easy techniques for capturing their beauty and charm in acrylics, oils and pencil.

  • 50 paint-along projects--complete with reference photos, color lists and illustrated step-by-step directions.
  • Simple methods for realistic results.
  • A wide range of subjects ranging from pets and farm animals to wildlife and exotics.
  • Tips for achieving convincing fur textures, lifelike expressions and a variety of natural settings.
A tremendous value for artists of every age and skill level, this big collection features the best instruction on a menagerie of subjects for your creative enjoyment--from loveable dogs, proud felines and cute bunnies to magnificent stallions and regal peacocks.

With the help of this book, you can turn inspiration from your favorite animals into rewarding artwork.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Contents
  4. 1 Getting Started
    1. Drawing Materials
    2. Painting Materials
    3. Acrylics
    4. Oils
    5. Beginning a Painting
    6. Types of Pencil Strokes
    7. Types of Brushstrokes
    8. Creating Backgrounds
    9. Finding Animal Subjects
    10. Gathering References
  5. 2 Cats
    1. Project 1:Domestic Shorthair
    2. Project 2: Kitten
    3. Project 3: Domestic Longhair
    4. Project 4: Siamese
  6. 3 Dogs
    1. Project 5: Dalmatian
    2. Project 6: Mixed Breed
    3. Project 7: Yorkshire Terrier
    4. Project 8: Golden Retriever
  7. 4 Horses
    1. Project 9: Thoroughbred
    2. Project 10: Shetland Pony
    3. Project 11: Foal
    4. Project 12: Paint Horse
    5. Project 13: Draft Horse
    6. Project 14: Appaloosa
    7. Project 15: Thoroughbred Foal
    8. Project 16: Lipizzaner Stallion
    9. Project 17: Arabian Filly
    10. Project 18: Friesian Stallion
    11. Project 19: Arabian Gelding
  8. 5 Cattle
    1. Project 20: Calf
    2. Project 21: Cow’s Head
    3. Project 22: Holstein
  9. 6 Barnyard Animals
    1. Project 23: Chicks
    2. Project 24: Ducks
    3. Project 25: Pig
    4. Project 26: Rooster
  10. 7 Rabbits
    1. Project 27: Dutch Rabbit
    2. Project 28: Cottontail Rabbit (Front View)
    3. Project 29: Cottontail Rabbit (Side View)
  11. 8 Squirrels
    1. Project 30: Gray Squirrel
    2. Project 31: Red Squirrel
    3. Project 32: Columbian Ground Squirrel
  12. 9 Foxes
    1. Project 33: Red Fox
    2. Project 34: Gray Fox
    3. Project 35: Fox Cub
  13. 10 Raccoons & Woodchucks
    1. Project 36: Raccoon
    2. Project 37: Woodchuck
    3. Project 38: Raccoon Baby
  14. 11 Ferrets & Otters
    1. Project 39: Ferret
    2. Project 40: Otter
  15. 12 Woodland Animals
    1. Project 41: White-Tailed Deer
    2. Project 42: Chipmunk
    3. Project 43: Black Bear
  16. 13 Exotic Animals
    1. Project 44: Elephant
    2. Project 45: Giraffe
    3. Project 46: Zebra Foal
    4. Project 47: Ring-Tailed Lemur Baby
  17. 14 Birds
    1. Project 48: Peacock
    2. Project 49: Parrot
    3. Project 50: Hyacinth Macaws
  18. Copyright