A one-of-a-kind visual reference with sketch studies for 100 different animals.
Loaded with hundreds of tips and examples, this sourcebook contains sample sketches of a hundred different animal species--including mammals, amphibians, birds, reptiles and fish. In addition to notes, sidebars and anatomical diagrams, there are step-by-step drawing exercises, watercolor painting tutorials and an artist's gallery containing the author's own artworks that will surprise and inspire you to further develop your own drawing skills. This unique reference work includes creatures from all branches of the animal kingdom:
- Land Mammals including cats, dogs, monkeys, bears and horses
- Amphibians & Reptiles including komodo dragons, lizards and crocodiles
- Marine Mammals including dolphins and whales
- Birds including eagles, owls, cranes, parrots and penguins
- And dozens of others
Author Sadao Naito is a leading wildlife illustrator who has won numerous awards for his detailed and expressive animal drawings and paintings. He is a member of the World Wildlife Fund, the Wild Bird Society of Japan and the international Society of Animal Artists.