How to Draw Animals

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Penguin, 1969 - Art - 120 pages
21 Reviews
Simple, clear instructions for drawing animals with more than a thousand step-by-step illustrations. Basic fundamentals for the beginner, new principles and techniques for the professional. A detailed guide for everyone who enjoys—or wants to enjoy—drawing.
 

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Review: How to Draw Animals

User Review  - Karen - Goodreads

Excellent guide to drawing animals! Starting with clear explanation of the underlying structures, Hamm demonstrates how to make variations on the basics to create different types of animals. This is the best book I have found for the basics! Read full review

Review: How to Draw Animals

User Review  - David Leemon - Goodreads

If you want to draw animals, you are going to want this book. This guy has detailed descriptions of specific features of many of the commonly drawn animal species, side by side comparisons of differences between animal species, and even a page of tips on how to draw cats. Read full review

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Contents

The GreyhoundIn Seven Follow
1
The Simplified Skeleton
7
Surface AnatomyGreyhound Front
13
More General Facts on the Run
19
Tips on Drawing Cats
25
How a Lion WalksSide
31
The Proper Way to Stripe a TigerSide
37
Building on Simple Underdrawing
46
Helps on Surface Anatomythe
59
The Horse in Action
65
Unusual Horse Positions
71
Elephant Ears 77 ABC Construction of the Buffalo and
79
Wolf Coyote and Fox HeadStepatA THE MONKEY AND APE FAMILY
86
The Giraffe Head and the Giraffe Drawing the Kangaroo and the Wallaby 114
94
ODD AND UNUSUAL ANIMALS
115
Copyright

Bear Facts for the Artist and
53

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About the author (1969)

Jack Hamm is one of the best-selling authors of art instruction books. With nearly a million copies sold, his books have helped aspiring artists of every age and level of ability learn to draw and improve their technique.

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