The Art of Drawing and Painting Horses

The Art of Drawing & Painting HorsesHorses are a favorite subject when it comes to art.  Both amateurs and professionals love to capture the graceful motions and varying personalities of these beautiful animals.

If you want to take your drawing and painting skills to the next level, you may find The Art of Drawing & Painting Horses from Walter Foster useful.  This book explores a variety of media:

  • Pencil.
  • Watercolor.
  • Oil.
  • Acrylic.
  • Pastel.

The Art of Drawing & Painting HorsesSeveral artists share their secrets and provide step-by-step lessons, each culminating in a beautiful work of art.  Techniques include:

  • Building up form.
  • Anatomy and proportion.
  • Making drawings lifelike.
  • Working from a photo.
  • Expressing mood.
  • Depicting depth.
  • Adding texture.
  • Conveying motion.

The tools you need to draw or paint with each medium are explained, as well.

If you need help transferring what you see to paper or canvas, The Art of Drawing & Painting Horses can sharpen your skills and bring your artwork closer to your ideals.  Highly recommended!

By hsotr

Pulling from nearly 20 years of experience, Michelle Lindsey started Homestead on the Range to help Kansans and others around flyover country achieve an abundant country lifestyle. Michelle is the author of four country living books. She is also a serious student of history, specializing in Kansas, agriculture, and the American West. When not gardening or pursuing hobbies ranging from music to cooking to birdwatching, she can usually be found researching or writing about her many interests.