Artist's Photo Reference: Wildlife saves the day by allowing you to concentrate on what's important - creating great art.
Artist and photographer Bart Rulon provides hundreds of gorgeous full-color images showcasing nearly four dozen animals from a variety of angles. Each one has been taken with the needs of the artist in mind, ensuring that you save time, effort, money and worry. Stop wasting hours combing through endless magazines and books. You'll find all the high-quality reference photos you need right here!
Rulon also provides guidelines for taking your own reference photos, plus five demonstrations in a variety of media, that illustrate how professional wildlife artists create extraordinary works of art by painting from photographs.
Wildlife is the perfect addition to your reference library! Use it to save time, get inspired and create beautiful art of your own.
About the Author
Table of Contents
How to Use This Book 9
Taking Your Own Reference Photos 10
Hooved Mammals 14
Step-by-Step Demonstration: Elk in Acrylic
Brown Bear (Grizzly Bear)
Step-by-Step Demonstration: Cougar in Oil
Small Mammals 64
Eastern Gray Squirrel
Step-by-Step Demonstration: Cottontail in Mixed Media
Aquatic Wildlife 80
Killer Whale (Orca)
California Sea Lion
Northern Elephant Seal
Step-by-Step Demonstration: Sea Otters in Acrylic
Wildlife of Africa 100
Plains Zebra (Burchell's Zebra)
Wildlife of India 122
Step-by-Step Demonstration: Tiger in Watercolor
Spotted Deer (Chital)
Swamp Deer (Barasingha)
Gaur (Indian Bison)
Contributing Artists 140
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This book has a series of high quality photographs of different animals that are useful for drawing, painting, etc. The photographs are not all particularly large, but as a general reference and for small illustrations, it's an excellent tool.