Animals: Acrylic: Learn to Paint Step by Step (Paperback)

Acrylic: Learn to Paint Step by Step

By Rod Lawrence

Walter Foster Publishing, 9781600581236, 31pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2009



Enter the exciting world of painting realistic animals in acrylic Featuring a variety of wild and domestic animals--from a majestic eagle and an adorable leopard cub to an elegant horse and a playful kitten--this dynamic book includes easy-to-understand, step-by-step instructions for creating beautiful animal paintings in acrylic. Accomplished artist Rod Lawrence offers insightful tips on choosing supplies and setting up a workspace, as well as using household items to create special effects for lifelike fur and feather textures. Aspiring artists also will find useful information on painting noses, whiskers, eyes, and other animal attributes--everything needed to create faithful representations of each subject. Moreover, they'll find a wealth of inspiring animal paintings to copy and admire.

About the Author

Rod Lawrence graduated magna cum laude with a degree in fine art from the University of Michigan in 1973. Since then, he has worked full time as a professional artist. Rod is an active artists' workshop instructor, and his art has appeared in many outdoor magazines. Rod and his family live in a log cabin in the hardwoods of northern Michigan.