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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.
Saddle up for some creative fun!The pure beauty and spirit of horses makes them a favorite subject for artists. With the friendly instruction in this book, rendering these magnificent animals is both achievable and fun, even for beginners. Step by step, Jeanne Filler Scott shows you how to draw and paint the elegant lines, graceful movements and unique personalities that capture your heart. 12 start-to-finish projects cover a variety of poses and subjects, from stately portraits of race horses to cute foals at playStep-by-step demonstrations show how to depict accurate anatomy, powerful legs, flowing manes, expressive eyes, authentic coat colors and other key elements of realistic likenessesProfiles outline the distinguishing characteristics and proportions of popular breeds and various stages of maturityRundowns on basic tools and techniques help you get started in pencil, acrylics and oilsFrom taking reference photos to painting backgrounds, from formal portraits to everyday pasture scenes, this book covers everything you need to turn your love of horses into enjoyable and lifelike art.
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