Painting Animals That Touch the Heart

Painting Animals That Touch the Heart

Book - 2002
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For many artists, evoking emotion and feeling is the ultimate goal of their work. Popular wildlife artist Lesley Harrison shows readers how to do just that in Painting Animals that Touch the Heart. She covers everything from specific pastel painting techniques to choosing papers, reference materials and lighting. Another key component of the book is Harrison's strategy for identifying emotion in animals--the first critical step for a dramatic painting. Readers will find a chapter dedicated to each of these popular animals: -Big cats -Wolves -Horses -Dogs and cats -Baby animals (including a lion cub, gosling, bunny and otter pup)
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : North Light Books, 2002
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781581801316
Branch Call Number: 741.235 H2469p 2002
Characteristics: 128 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm


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Sep 14, 2011

extremely realistic... at first I thought the cover page was a photograph! only confusion: I thought the author used actual paint as a medium, instead, she used pastel.


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