The Art Of Drawing Favorite Pets

by Mia Tavonatti

Walter Foster | March 1, 2007 | Trade Paperback |

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Clear, step-by-step instructions for drawing a variety of favorite pets, including a Siberian husky puppy, a tortoise, a rabbit, a horse, a tabby cat, a guinea pig, and even a snake

Whether their favorite companion has fur, feathers, or scales, aspiring artists will learn how to depict them accurately with this new book. Delightful subjects from traditional dogs and cats to more exotic reptiles and birds fill the pages, making each project uniquely fun and exciting. Versatile artist Mia Tavonatti introduces fundamental information about supplies and pencil techniques, then carefully guides readers through the process of drawing 17 different pets. Surface treatments are uniquely varied and combine graphite with other media, such as ink and watercolor washes. Everyone who has ever wanted to draw their pet is certain to want this book in their drawing library.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 32 Pages, 9.45 × 11.81 × 0.39 in

Published: March 1, 2007

Publisher: Walter Foster

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1600580351

ISBN - 13: 9781600580352

Found in: Art and Architecture

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The Art Of Drawing Favorite Pets

The Art Of Drawing Favorite Pets

by Mia Tavonatti

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 32 Pages, 9.45 × 11.81 × 0.39 in

Published: March 1, 2007

Publisher: Walter Foster

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1600580351

ISBN - 13: 9781600580352

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Clear, step-by-step instructions for drawing a variety of favorite pets, including a Siberian husky puppy, a tortoise, a rabbit, a horse, a tabby cat, a guinea pig, and even a snake

Whether their favorite companion has fur, feathers, or scales, aspiring artists will learn how to depict them accurately with this new book. Delightful subjects from traditional dogs and cats to more exotic reptiles and birds fill the pages, making each project uniquely fun and exciting. Versatile artist Mia Tavonatti introduces fundamental information about supplies and pencil techniques, then carefully guides readers through the process of drawing 17 different pets. Surface treatments are uniquely varied and combine graphite with other media, such as ink and watercolor washes. Everyone who has ever wanted to draw their pet is certain to want this book in their drawing library.

About the Author

Mia Tavonatti is an artist with a variety of interests, including a strong passion for painting and drawing. She moved from Michigan to California to attend art school at California State University, Long Beach, where she earned her BFA and MFA in illustration. She has also studied painting abroad, and she loves to spend her summers painting in Greece. Mia has exhibited her work extensively, both in Europe and throughout the United States. She is the recipient of numerous scholarships and awards, and her work can be seen on more than 45 book covers and in several magazines. In addition to her illustrative work, she has created a number of murals and commissions for restaurants, private residences, and corporations. She teaches illustration and painting and the Art Institute of Southern California in Laguna Beach and currently resides in Costa Mesa, California.
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