Author(s): Walter Foster
Learn to create detailed, realistic horses in graphite pencil from basic shapes.
Drawing: Horses shows you how to render a variety of beautiful horses in graphite pencil, with tips on choosing materials, building with basic shapes, and shading to develop form and realism. With a wealth of detailed step-by-step projects to both re-create and admire, Walter Foster, with assistance from Michele Maltseff, teaches artists how to develop a graphite pencil drawing to its fullest.
With this step-by-step book, Walter Foster renders a variety of horse breeds in pencil and provides tips on adding touches with charcoal, crayon, and brush and ink. He explains not only a number of drawing techniques and special effects but also his own method of developing a drawing. You will learn about various horse breeds--including quarter horse, Clydesdale, Arabian, and Shetland pony--and their proportions, starting with their heads and then progressing to full bodies. And in addition to helpful drawing instruction, Drawing: Horses also contains a wealth of beautiful equine drawings you can both copy and admire It's a fabulous addition to any artist's drawing reference library.
Designed for beginners, the How to Draw & Paint series offers an easy-to-follow guide that introduces artists to basic tools and materials and includes simple step-by-step lessons for a variety of projects suitable for the aspiring artist. Drawing: Horses allows artists to develop their drawing skills, demonstrating how to start with basic shapes and use pencil and shading techniques to create varied textures, values, and details for a realistic, completed drawing.