Artist's Photo Reference - Wildlife

Artist's Photo Reference - Wildlife

by Bart Rulon

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Capturing the details is what makes wildlife painting come alive. Getting the fur, facial features and anatomy right with subjects that refuse to stand still adds to the challenge.

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440322730
Publisher: F+W Media
Publication date: 12/15/2006
Series: Artist's Photo Reference
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 144
File size: 39 MB
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About the Author

Bart Rulon is a wildlife and landscape artists, and an experienced wildlife photographer. His work has been featured at shows around the world, including The Society of Animal Artists and Arts for the Parks.

Table of Contents

Introduction     8
How to Use This Book     9
Taking Your Own Reference Photos     10
Hooved Mammals     14
White-Tailed Deer
Mule Deer
Black-Tailed Deer
Step-by-Step Demonstration: Elk in Acrylic
Mountain Goat
Bighorn Sheep
Dall's Sheep
Predators     42
Brown Bear (Grizzly Bear)
Black Bear
Gray Wolf
Red Fox
Step-by-Step Demonstration: Cougar in Oil
Small Mammals     64
Eastern Gray Squirrel
Townsend's Chipmunk
Eastern Cottontail
Step-by-Step Demonstration: Cottontail in Mixed Media
Aquatic Wildlife     80
American Alligator
Killer Whale (Orca)
California Sea Lion
Harbor Seal
Northern Elephant Seal
Sea Otter
Step-by-Step Demonstration: Sea Otters in Acrylic
River Otter
Wildlife of Africa     100
African Elephant
Cape Buffalo
White Rhinoceros
Plains Zebra (Burchell's Zebra)
Wildlife of India     122
Step-by-Step Demonstration: Tiger in Watercolor
Asian Elephant
Spotted Deer (Chital)
Swamp Deer (Barasingha)
Gaur (Indian Bison)
Rhesus Macaque
Hanuman Langur
Contributing Artists     140
Bibliography     141
Index     142

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Artist's Photo Reference - Wildlife 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
chsbellboy on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
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.