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The Art of Drawing & Painting Horses

Capture the majesty of horses and ponies in pencil, oil, acrylic, watercolor & pastel

The Art of Drawing & Painting Horses
Format: Paperback, 144 Pages
Item: 195037
ISBN: 9781600582370
Publisher: Walter Foster
Illustrations: 180
Size: 8.75 x 11.67
Weight: 1.438 lb.
Published: December 1st 2011
Price: $19.95
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For thousands of years, artists in cultures across the globe have been captivated by the grace and beauty of the horse, making it the subject of countless works of art. Now anyone can learn to capture the mysterious and powerful nature of this beloved animal by following the clear, easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions in this book. Whether an aspiring artist wants to draw or paint with oil, acrylic, pastel, or watercolor, this book contains all the information they need to get started. Materials and techniques specific to each of the five media in this 144-page book are clearly outlined and discussed before they are put to use in projects that any horse lover will enjoy. Beginning artists will learn all about the anatomy of the horse, features unique to different horse breeds, how to render lifelike horses in poses ranging from grazing to galloping, and much more.

Patricia Getha of Ohio works primarily as a commission artist and creates stunning artwork in graphite, watercolor, oil, and colored pencil. Janet Griffin-Scott is an artist living on Lake Ontario in Canada. She runs a gallery, framing studio, and a line of greeting cards, stationery, and gifts. Lesley Harrison holds workshops in her hometown of Sutter Creek, CA. She has received a number of professional honors and awards for her technical excellence. Cindy Larimore of Jamul, CA, has won many local and national awards for her animal paintings. Her work is exhibited at animal shows, fairs, and racetracks throughout the US. Elin Pendleton of Southern California is a traditionally trained artist who began painting at the age of 9. Her award-winning paintings are found in collections in the US and Europe.

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