Dog Breeds Pet Fashion Illustration Encyclopedia: Volume 4 Hound Breeds

Dog Breeds Pet Fashion Illustration Encyclopedia: Volume 4 Hound Breeds

by Laurren Darr


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Each volume of the Dog Breeds Pet Fashion Illustration Encyclopedia set is a reference tool for aspiring and established pet fashion designers to unleash the inner muse and creativity. Hundreds of dog breeds fill the pages with detailed, gorgeous fashion illustrations. Not only can designers practice sketching illustrations, but can understand, at a specific breed level, what choices for fabrics and production are optimal based on the activity level, shedding, coat thickness and size of the dog. These areas are covered both in the written Design Considerations section and visually with rating scales.

Rating scales included: Activity level, Coat Thickness, Shedding Scale, Size Rating

Illustrations of each of the dog breeds in two main poses: side view and back view

The following dog breeds are included in the Hound Breeds, Volume 4 of the Dog Breeds Pet Fashion Illustration Encyclopedia: Afghan Hound, American English Coonhound, American Foxhound, Basenji, Bassett Hound, Beagle, Black And Tan Coonhound, Bloodhound, Bluetick Coonhound, Borzoi, Cirneco Dell’Etna, Dachshund (Longhaired), Dachshund (Smooth), Dachshund (Wirehaired), English Foxhound, Greyhound, Harrier, Ibizan Hound, Irish Wolfhound, Norwegian Elkhound, Otterhound, Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen, Pharoah Hound, Plott, Portuguese Podengo Pequeno, Redbone Coonhound, Rhodesian Ridgeback, Saluki, Scottish Deerhound, Treeing Walker Coonhound, Whippet

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781943356416
Publisher: Left Paw Press
Publication date: 07/02/2019
Pages: 110
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

Laurren Darr has been a plumb pug crazy dog lover since her first pug rescue of White Pines Tuttie circa age five. Tuttie was a magnificent creature that let little Laurren do everything with her. They played together, bathed together, ate together, and slept in the same bed. Most of all, Tuttie was completely happy to let Laurren dress her up, put clippy earrings and lipstick on her, and push her around in a laundry cart. Darr understands the deep roots and connections created between humans and animals through fashion because of this kinship. As a result, Tuttie served as the inspiration for the Pet Fashion Guild decades later. Her book about Tuttie, Lipstick On A Pug, won the Dog Writers Association of America Maxwell Medallion for 2015 Children's Book of the Year. Laurren is on a mission to unleash pet style and the pet fashion business by empowering pet fashion professionals (and those who aspire to be) who strengthen the bonds between pets and humans through their creative work.

Darr has over twenty years of marketing experience and has consulted with companies of all sizes- specializing in trade show marketing with many of those organizations. Darr has won over 40 marketing awards and is a #1 best-selling author. Her publishing imprint, Left Paw Press, has printed numerous books on pet fashion, pug children's, medical, racing, and coloring books like PugDala Coloring Book that also won a Maxwell Medallion.

In 2013, Laurren combined her marketing experience and lifelong love of pet fashionology to launch the Pet Fashion Guild, an organization created to provide educational tools and materials to the pet fashion industry. She's been named a "Paw-er Woman" by Fidose of Reality and was a 2015 & 16 finalist for Pet Industry Woman of the Year. In 2018, she was named a Woman of Influence by Pet Age Magazine. She also completed her pet fashion certification from Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) in New York City in 2015.

Her Indianapolis-area life is busy with her race car driving son (Zachary Tinkle), geneticist husband (Brad Tinkle), and the most stylish dog at the race track, Bella.

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