DIY Dog Portraits

More than 25 ways to turn the love for your pet into a work of art

Dave Garbot, Robbin Cuddy, Alicia Vannoy Call, Jennifer McCully and Maritza Hernandez
AUD $12.99
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An interactive guide on how to design, draw, and create dog portraits in a variety of mediums and techniques, DIY Dog Portraits is sure to inspire dog-lovers of all ages.

With over 25 step-by-step dog portraits, DIY Dog Portraits will show children how to turn the love for their pet into a timeless work of art.

There is something special about the relationship between a child and their dog. DIY Dog Portraits pays homage to this relationship by teaching children and their parents how to express their puppy love through art. An interactive guide on how to design, draw, and create dog portraits in a variety of mediums and techniques, DIY Dog Portraits is sure to please dog-lovers of all ages, and inspire artists both young and old. With over 25 step-by-step dog portraits in pencil, pastel, paint, and even paper mosaics, this how-to book will show children how to turn the love for their pet into a timeless work of art.

Author bio:

Dave Garbot is an experienced illustrator who enjoys working with clients to create fun and engaging images for a variety of projects. Relying on his whimsical imagination, humor, and attention to detail, Dave is often called upon for assignments in children's publishing, advertising, character development, stylish lettering, games, and fun maps.

Robbin Cuddy began her career designing packaging for toys, games, and puzzles. She eventually became a freelance illustrator and concentrates primarily on children's books.

Alicia VanNoy Call, creator of DawgArt, specializes in pet portraiture and animal art on canvas. Her paintings are inspired by the vivid colors of the desert Southwest, where she lives and works in Arizona.

Jennifer McCully is a graphic designer who expanded her horizon to include mixed media work. Her creative spirit can be seen on her bold canvases, which feature vibrant and simple objects that are energetic and inspiring.

Maritza Hernandez received a Bachelor's of Fine Art & Illustration at the American Academy of Art in 2006, and is currently based out of Chicago.

Jessica Ferrara has a successful blog, Chaos & Love, and a craft room full of more supplies than she has time to use.

Jessica Barnes lives in beautiful Star Valley, Wyoming, with her best friend and husband, Daniel, and their children, Emmett and Emerson. In her free time, she runs her silhouette art shop, www.iillume.etsy.com.

Pauline Molinari is Editorial Director of Walter Foster Jr. and the creative magic behind the Club ChicaCircle blog. With a long bibliography of young adult and children's titles bearing her creative talents, whether from art direction or end-to-end production, you will find Pauline's work in all major bookstore chains.

Category: Other books
ISBN: 9781633220386
Publisher: Quarto US
Imprint: Walter Foster Jr
Pub Date: November 2015
Page Extent: 64
Format: Paperback
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Children's, Teenage & educational