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Series: Art of Drawing

Art of Drawing: Wild Animals


How to draw elephants, tigers, lions and other animals by Giovanni Civardi

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  • Publisher: Search Press
  • Edition: BC Paperback
  • Publication: 23 March 2016
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781782212935
  • Carton Qty: 50
  • Size: 8.5 x 11.5 inches
  • Illustrations: 128
  • Pages: 64
  • RRP: $17.95
  • Series: Art of Drawing
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'There is, it seems, no end to the talents of this popular and capable artist and author.'

Giovanni Civardi shows you how to capture a variety of wild animal subjects from Africa, Asia and the Americas. This inspirational and easy-to-follow guide will suit beginners as well as those more experienced in life drawing.

Since the first examples of prehistoric cave art, we can see that animals have been a subject of great fascination for the artist. Every civilisation through history has sought to depict animal forms an obsession which persists in art today.

Giovanni Civardi shares his expert advice on observing animal anatomy, form and structure and employing perspective to capture a variety of wild animals with lifelike detail.

This inspirational and easy-to-follow guide will suit beginners as well as more expert artists providing a comprehensive overview of the techniques including advice and suggestions for the practical aspects of drawing from life.

  • Expert techniques and instruction from world renowned life drawer Giovanni Civardi
  • Easy-to-follow guides and accompanying sketches for every technique
  • Includes a fantastic variety of inspirational drawings from the artist

Table of Contents

Introduction 3
Practical considerations 4
Perspective 6
Anatomy 8
Form, structure and movement 12
Drawing methods 16
Giraffe 20
Zebra 22
Brown bear 24
Tiger 26
Lion 28
Jaguar 30
Meerkat 32
Rhinoceros 34
Elephant 38
Kangaroo 42
Chimpanzee 44
Sketchbook studies 48

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