Pro Tips & Techniques for Drawing Animals: Make Lifelike Drawings of 63 Different Animals! (Over 650 Illustrations) (Paperback)

Pro Tips & Techniques for Drawing Animals: Make Lifelike Drawings of 63 Different Animals! (Over 650 Illustrations) By Michiyo Miyanaga Cover Image
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Learn to draw lifelike versions of 63 different animals

This richly illustrated guide teaches you about the skeletal structures, musculatures and movements of various animals and how to draw them realistically. Each lesson in the book focuses on a different animal and is designed to expand your repertoire and develop your drawing skills. The techniques needed to capture these animals are demonstrated in hundreds of illustrations by 26 professional artists.

This comprehensive reference work covers a wide range of different animals:
  • Mammals including dogs, lions, bears, elephants and 25 others
  • Amphibians & Reptiles including snakes, turtles, frogs and crocodiles
  • Aquatic Animals including dolphins, penguins, seals, squid and whales
  • Flying Animals including crows, owls, bats and sparrows
  • Insects & Arthropods including beetles, spiders, dragonflies, butterflies and ladybugs

Once you understand the internal structures and movements of each creature, you'll be able to confidently draw it in a more realistic way This is a reference work that all artists will refer to again and again to explore the entire animal kingdom.

About the Author

Michiyo Miyanaga is a Japanese fine artist and an Assistant Art Anatomy Professor at the Tokyo University of the Arts. She is a Director of the Japanese Society of Artistic Anatomy and the Japanese Academy of Facial Studies. After graduating from Joshibi University of Art and Design (with an emphasis in Japanese painting), she received a graduate degree in fine arts from Tokyo University of the Arts. Following this, she worked as a research assistant in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Tokyo, and she obtained a doctorate in medicine from Toho University School of Medicine. She lectures at universities and colleges throughout Japan.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780804856119
ISBN-10: 0804856117
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publication Date: August 1st, 2023
Pages: 192
Language: English