Whether you want to draw a beloved pet cat or a magnificent wolf, this book provides a complete course. Lucy Swinburne explains the strengths of various drawing techniques and materials clearly and simply. The book includes step by step projects for you to follow, ranging from meerkats to horses. This inspiring book is a must-have for any artist seeking to capture the elusive magic of animals, with expert guidance on producing pictures with spirit and majesty in a realistic style.
Lucy Swinburne trained as a Graphic Designer in 1988 and was selected as a finalist in the Daily Mail's first "Not the Turner Prize" competition in 2003. She subsequently exhibited at the Mall Galleries. Lucy also writes articles for the Leisure Painter magazine. Lucy holds regular workshops for artists, where she tutors students in pastel techniques. These painting workshops are based on animal subjects, wildlife or domestic and more recently, people portraits. Lucy also provides individual tuition, demonstrates for art groups and runs a private class in Hertfordshire. In her spare time, she attends dog shows with her own pets.
* 11 step by step projects help you improve your skills * In-depth section on materials and mark-making * Clear and relevant drawing techniques for fur, whiskers and glossiness