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.
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.