How to draw pets

by Bergin, Mark, 1961-

Format: Print Book 2012
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Some of the most fun things to draw are the most familiar. The cats, dogs, lizards and hamsters that people commonly keep as pets are just some of the domesticated critters featured in this informative drawing guide. Animals are broken down into simple shapes allowing aspiring artists to draw their favorite pet. Readers are encouraged to explore different materials like crayons, pens and markers.
Making a start
Drawing materials
Heads, paws, and claws
Using photos
Bearded dragon.

Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "There are a number of good books about getting started with drawing, but this slim entry in the How to Draw series is particularly nice. The cover features sketches of a cat, dog, and rabbit, allowing children to see both structure as well as a finished product. Inside, the book starts by showing pictures of animals drawn with different materials such as pencils, ink, charcoals, and pastels, and explains what each medium accomplishes. Next comes an introduction to perspective and looks at different parts of animals. The familiar circle method then gets kids drawing pets from head to tail. A dog, cat, fish, mouse, and bearded dragon get this treatment, and kids will move along with confidence as small captions explain how to refine the picture. The amount of information throughout is just right: thorough but not overwhelming. A glossary and a list of a few websites is appended.--Cooper, Ilene Copyright 2010 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series How to draw (PowerKids Press)
Subjects Animals in art -- Juvenile literature.
Drawing -- Technique -- Juvenile literature.
Publisher New York :PowerKids Press,2012
Edition 1st ed.
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description 32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm.
ISBN 9781448845118 (library binding)
1448845114 (library binding)
9781448845170 (pbk.)
1448845173 (pbk.)
9781448845231 (6-pack)
1448845238 (6-pack)
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