Draw and Paint Realistic Horses: Projects in Pencil, Acrylics and Oills

Draw and Paint Realistic Horses: Projects in Pencil, Acrylics and Oills

by Jeanne Filler Scott

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Overview

Saddle up for some creative fun!

The pure beauty and spirit of horses makes them a favorite subject for artists. With the friendly instruction in this book, rendering these magnificent animals is both achievable and fun, even for beginners. Step by step, Jeanne Filler Scott shows you how to draw and paint the elegant lines, graceful movements and unique personalities that capture your heart.

   • 12 start-to-finish projects cover a variety of poses and subjects, from stately portraits of race horses to cute foals at play
   • Step-by-step demonstrations show how to depict accurate anatomy, powerful legs, flowing manes, expressive eyes, authentic coat colors and other key elements of realistic likenesses
   • Profiles outline the distinguishing characteristics and proportions of popular breeds and various stages of maturity
   • Rundowns on basic tools and techniques help you get started in pencil, acrylics and oils


From taking reference photos to painting backgrounds, from formal portraits to everyday pasture scenes, this book covers everything you need to turn your love of horses into enjoyable and lifelike art.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781600619960
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/06/2011
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 949,532
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Jeanne Filler Scott is the author of three previous North Light painting books and a contributing artist to five others, as well as numerous other books. She has exhibited widely, including with the Society of Animal Artists, Southeastern Wildlife Exposition, National Wildlife Art Show, Masterworks in Miniature, Nature Works, Nature Interpreted (Cincinnati Zoo), the American Academy of Equine Art and the Kentucky Horse Park. Jeanne's art has been featured in magazines such as Equine Images, Wildlife Art, and The Chronicle of the Horse.

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