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Painting Wildlife Step by Step: Learn from 50 demonstrations how to capture realistic textures in watercolor, oil and acrylic
     

Painting Wildlife Step by Step: Learn from 50 demonstrations how to capture realistic textures in watercolor, oil and acrylic

by Rod Lawrence
 

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Easy-to-follow, step-by-step demonstrations in acrylic, watercolor and oil

Inside, you'll learn how to create realistic wildlife paintings, step by step, mastering dozens of specific wildlife textures, including:

  • Fur of a bobcat, American bison, snow leopard cub and wolf
  • Feathers of a wood duck, white-throated sparrow and northern

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Easy-to-follow, step-by-step demonstrations in acrylic, watercolor and oil

Inside, you'll learn how to create realistic wildlife paintings, step by step, mastering dozens of specific wildlife textures, including:

  • Fur of a bobcat, American bison, snow leopard cub and wolf
  • Feathers of a wood duck, white-throated sparrow and northern shoveler
  • Scales of a trout and sunfish
  • Ears of a cottontail rabbit, white-tailed deer and red fox
  • Bills and Muzzles of a northern cardinal, mallard, great blue heron and mountain lion
  • Tails and Feet of a red squirrel, ruffled grouse and blue jay
  • Antlers and Horns of a deer, moose, bighorn sheep and pronghorn
  • White and Black Subjects such as a polar bear, tundra swan and Canada goose

Through, you'll benefit from Rod Lawrence's years of wildlife painting experience. He'll help you notice, for example, the way hair and feature textures change on different parts of an animal's body through the seasons—and even according to the age of the animal.

Use this heightened awareness, along with the easy-to-follow, step-by-step demonstrations inside, to create more realistic, more sensitive wildlife paintings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440303890
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
02/21/2011
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

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Meet the Author


A professional artist for more than 37 years, Rod Lawrence is the only artist to have won nine Michigan stamp designs, with five Michigan duck stamp and four Michigan trout stamp awards. He has exhibited in many group and one-man shows and has been featured in national tours for the prestigious Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum. He is an active instructor for artists' workshops.

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