Animal Art: Drawing & Painting Birds Horses Dogs & More

If you love to draw or paint animal art, you know how helpful expert advice and lessons can be. Discover tips and techniques for animal painting, including specific step-by-step instruction on how to paint fur, how to paint feathers, how to draw animals and much more; as well as find inspiring artwork from expert animal artists.

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The Potent Power of Using Colored Paper

Sandra Angelo, a well-known instructor with Artists Network, has offered to share three ways that she likes to use colored paper to make her colored pencil paintings pop. See what she has to say, and consider which technique you might take advantage of in your next drawing.

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A Fat Cat, Ethnic Bread, and Watercolor

When The Watercolor Bible by Joe Garcia landed on my desk, I wondered if it could possibly include everything that a beginning artist needs to know about using watercolor. After reviewing it, I can tell you that I believe it does. Garcia covers basic materials, composition, drawing techniques, watercolor properties, color, and special effects....

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How to Draw Dogs with Chris Hart

If you love the funny, cuddly, lovable nature of dogs, you’ll love learning how to draw them, too. Best-selling artist and instructor Chris Hart takes the trouble out of drawing your favorite canine companions by demonstrating easy drawing techniques and showing you how to draw their anatomy accurately. Follow these easy step-by-step lessons to...