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Painting Animals in Gouache: Easy to Follow Step by Step Demonstrations and Tips to Create Detailed Illustrations
     

Painting Animals in Gouache: Easy to Follow Step by Step Demonstrations and Tips to Create Detailed Illustrations

by Sandy Williams
 
Animals have long been fascinating subjects for artists, from prehistoric cave art, Egyptian friezes and on to the present in a myriad of forms. Gouache is the perfect medium to paint finely detailed illustrations. In this workbook you'll start with blending exercises, learning to paint different types of hair and then continue on to a cougar's eye. The next three

Overview

Animals have long been fascinating subjects for artists, from prehistoric cave art, Egyptian friezes and on to the present in a myriad of forms. Gouache is the perfect medium to paint finely detailed illustrations. In this workbook you'll start with blending exercises, learning to paint different types of hair and then continue on to a cougar's eye. The next three exercises are step by step demonstrations in painting a Rabbit (soft fur), a Raccoon (rough fur) and a Pinto Horse (smooth hair). For beginning artists or more experienced artists who want to learn more about using gouache, this book will help you along on your journey to learn this very versatile medium.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781492965084
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
10/11/2013
Pages:
52
Sales rank:
1,363,543
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.14(d)

Meet the Author

I've been a Natural Science Illustrator for over twenty years and I've settled on gouache as my main medium because of all the fine detail I can achieve. I'd like to pass along my love of natural science subjects and also educate more artists about the advantages of using gouache.

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