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Wildlife Artist's Handbook

By Jackie Garner

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ISBN: 9781847976079
PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION): 16/12/2013
PAGES: 176
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 280x220 mm
INSIDE: 260 colour illustrations

Art has always been inspired by the wildlife around us. Since earliest times we have been continually fascinated by both wildlife and the challenge of representing it. This book sets the scene of how wildlife has been portrayed in art and guides the reader through the principles of practical drawing and painting wildlife. It covers recommended equipment, techniques, fieldcraft, composition and anatomy, and offers help for those wishing to exhibit their work.


  • Suggests how to begin to draw wildlife and then to add colour
  • Advises on how to draw a constantly moving subject and how to capture the moment
  • Gives clear instruction on anatomy and composition
  • Suggests how to paint outdoors and how to use photography and museum collections
  • Gives inspiration and insights into printmaking and sculpture
  • Gives practical advice on exhibiting and selling wildlife art
  • Showcases inspiring images, in a range of styles, from over twenty leading artists

RRP: £16.99

Site Price: £13.59

E-Book Edition: £12.99 (incl. VAT)


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" There is a wealth of information here, and I can't imagine how a budding wildlife artist wouldn't benefit hugely from owning it. At just £16.99 (and even better value if you buy direct from Crowood) it's surely an investment that would repay itself many times over. "
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Reviewed By: Talking Naturally

" This book is packed with beautiful wildlife art and offers plenty of inspiration. "
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Reviewed By: BBC Wildlife

" This is a beautifully produced book. Jackie has succeeded in comprehensively covering every aspect of wildlife art and for an artist just venturing out into the genre it will be an invaluable guide. "
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Reviewed By: The Wildlife Art Society International

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