Drawing Wild Animals

Essential Techniques and Fascinating Facts for the Curious Artist

Oana Befort, Maggie Reinbold
AUD $32.99

The Curious Artist: Drawing Animals combines fascinating facts with guided drawing instruction so artists are better able to capture their subjects' stunning beauty and enchanting details in their work

Featuring the delightful and informative illustrations of artist Oana Befort and the inspiring expertise of conservation biologist Maggie Reinbold, The Curious Artist: Drawing Animals guides artists at all skill levels as they learn about, observe, and draw animals in a whole new light.

First, to feed your curiosity, you’ll learn the characteristics, behaviours and, habitats of animals from categories like predators, grazers, and marsupials. Next, to nurture the artist, you'll get step-by-step drawing instructions specially aimed at common difficulties artists experience. Armed with a deeper understanding of animals, you’ll be better able to capture their stunning beauty and enchanting details in your artwork.

Author bio:

Oana Befort is a freelance graphic designer and illustrator whose watercolors are inspired by natural motifs and themes. She sells her art prints, wearables, and other merchandise on Etsy and Society6. She lives in Council Bluffs, Iowa.

Maggie Reinbold is Director of Community Engagement at San Diego Zoo Global, heading up a dynamic team dedicated to designing and implementing programs that connect communities to conservation for the benefit of wildlife and habitats. She is also an Adjunct Faculty Member in the Department of Biology at Miami University, where she teaches the Earth Expedition to the Big Island of Hawaii. Maggie earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Biology at San Diego State University, with a focus on the population genetics of desert aquatic insects across the Baja California Peninsula.

Category: The arts
ISBN: 9781631593499
Publisher: Quarto US
Imprint: Quarry Books
Series: The Curious Artist
Pub Date: May 2018
Page Extent: 144
Format: Paperback
Subject: The arts