Nature in Art
1300 Real and Fanciful Animals: From Seventeenth-Century Engravings
1300 Real and Fanciful Animals
From Seventeenth-Century Engravings
Paperback      ISBN: 0486402371
Quadrupeds, birds, fishes, and insects depicted realistically and fancifully, plus such fantasy creatures as unicorns, dragons, and basilisks. Indispensable volume of royalty-free graphics for commercial artists.

20 Ways to Draw a Cat and 44 Other Awesome Animals: A Sketchbook for Artists, Designers, and Doodlers
20 Ways to Draw a Cat and 44 Other Awesome Animals
A Sketchbook for Artists, Designers, and Doodlers
Paperback      ISBN: 159253838x
This inspiring sketchbook is part of the new 20 Ways series from Quarry Books, designed to offer artists, designers, and doodlers a fun and sophisticated collection of illustration exercises. Each spread features 20 inspiring illustrations of a single animal, such as a cat, giraffe, seal, elephant, or whale–with blank space for you to draw your take on “20 Ways to Draw a Cat.
20 Ways to Draw a Tree and 44 Other Nifty Things from Nature: A Sketchbook for Artists, Designers, and Doodlers
20 Ways to Draw a Tree and 44 Other Nifty Things from Nature
A Sketchbook for Artists, Designers, and Doodlers
Paperback      ISBN: 1592538371
This motivational illustration book is part of the new 20 Ways series from Quarry Books, designed to offer artists, designers, and doodlers a unique collection of fun and sophisticated exercises. Each spread features 20 illustrations of a single item, such as a tree, tulip, shell, owl, peacock feather, mushroom, cloud, or berry. Then you’re provided with blank space for you to draw your take on “20 Ways to Draw a Tree.
20 Ways to Draw a Tulip and 44 Other Fabulous Flowers: A Sketchbook for Artists, Designers, and Doodlers
20 Ways to Draw a Tulip and 44 Other Fabulous Flowers
A Sketchbook for Artists, Designers, and Doodlers
Paperback      ISBN: 159253886x
The best way to learn to draw is to DRAW! And this exciting little sketchbook is going to help you do just that. From cover to cover, this book is filled with 900 inspiring, modern drawings of tulips, roses, dahlias, snap dragons, zinnias, and much, much more–plus plenty of room for sketching your own versions of all these delightful flowers. 20 Ways to Draw is an exciting new illustration series from Quarry Books, designed to offer artists, designers, and doodlers fun and sophisticated exercise books that help foster a creative spirit and provide learning tools and inspiration. This latest addition to the series focuses specifically on drawing and sketching many types of flowers. Each spread features 20 inspiring illustrations of a single item with blank space for you to draw your take on 20 Ways to Draw a Tulip. The stylized items are simplified, modernized, and reduced to the most basic elements, showing how simple abstract shapes and forms meld to create the building blocks of any item that you want to draw. Each of the 20 interpretations gives you a different interesting approach to drawing a single item. Get out your favorite drawing tool, and remember, there are not just 20 Ways to Draw a Tulip!
20 Ways to Draw Everything: With 135 Nature Themes from Cats and Tigers to Tulips and Trees
20 Ways to Draw Everything
With 135 Nature Themes from Cats and Tigers to Tulips and Trees
Paperback      ISBN: 163159267x
Be inspired by this fun compilation sketchbook of four favorite volumes from Quarry Books'20 Ways series! Designed to offer artists, designers, and doodlers a fun and sophisticated collection of illustration fun, each spread features 20 inspiring illustrated examples of 180 themes, over 3600 drawings total! From trees and flowers to animals and sea creatures and everything in between. Don't worry, there's tons of room for you to draw your own versions of these amazing doodles right on the pages. This is not a step-by-step technique book - within the pages you'll find drawings simplified, modernized, and reduced to the most basic elements, showing you how simple abstract shapes and forms create the building blocks of any item that you want to draw. Each of the 20 interpretations provides a different, interesting approach to drawing a single item, providing loads of inspiration for your own drawing. These four artists each have a uniquely creative style, resulting in an engaging and motivational practice book that provides a new take on the world of sketching, doodling, and designing.
5-minute Sketching Animals and Pets: Super-quick Techniques for Amazing Drawings
5-minute Sketching Animals and Pets
Super-quick Techniques for Amazing Drawings
Paperback      ISBN: 1770859179
A great guide to making quick sketches of pets and animals. What pet owner has not doodled a drawing of their pet cat or dog but wished they could be better at it? For them, and for the many aspiring artists that love animals, here is an excellent guide to quick sketching. 5-Minute Sketching -- Animals and Pets comprises 60 exercises for all artists that wish to learn how to sketch, or get tips on how to finesse their existing skills and get rid of bad habits. The book shows how to hone observational skills and loosen up creativity to produce the desired results in a short amount of time. Like sketching architecture, landscapes, and people, catching a likeness of a subject requires an understanding of its elements. This book shows how quick observation and deconstruction of a living creature help to create a sketch that reveals the subject's unique appearance and personality. Animals are among the world's most colorful life forms and the book provides expert guidance on using color in sketching. There is advice on the choice of media and their uses, including washes, pencils, charcoals, and pastels. The 60 quick exercises include challenges that incorporate color. 5-Minute Sketching -- Animals and Pets will help artists make drawing a part of their everyday lives, while its expert tips, ideas, and examples provide motivation and demonstrate how to focus observational skills. It is possible to produce a great sketch in a short time.

Acrylic Animals
Acrylic Animals
Paperback      ISBN: 1633220893
With comprehensive instruction and artist tips and tricks, Animals is the perfect resource for aspiring artists interested in painting with acrylic. Animals teaches the aspiring artist everything they need to know to get started painting a variety of animals in acrylic. From choosing paper and brushes to beginning painting techniques to composition and development, this book is bursting with valuable skills and lessons to help beginning artists master this approachable medium. Talented artists guide the readers through an exploration of the medium and the subject matter, covering basic animal painting concepts and techniques including how to render fur, feathers, texture, and more. Building on these basic techniques, artists can practice their craft with step-by-step projects that cover a variety of animal subjects, including a lion, a puppy, and a zebra. With comprehensive instruction and artist tips and tricks, Animals is the perfect resource for aspiring artists interested in painting with acrylic.
Alexander Von Humboldt and The Botanical Exploration of the Americas
Alexander Von Humboldt and The Botanical Exploration of the Americas
Hardcover      ISBN: 3791384155
Now available in a new edition, this gorgeously illustrated book showcases botanical masterpieces by Alexander van Humboldt, one of history's great scientists and explorers. Recording Alexander von Humboldt's historic expedition to the Americas and Cuba--hailed by many as the "scientific discovery of America"--these intricate and delicately tinted prints reveal his revolutionary findings as he traveled through jungles, across rivers, and over mountainous terrain. The illustrations in the book give the English and Latin botanical names of the plants and are followed by an exhaustive index. Internationally renowned botanist H. Walter Lack lends his expertise to a fascinating essay that discusses Humboldt's significant contributions to the world of botany and scientific research. Technically precise, the prints are equally appealing to anyone who appreciates fine art and botanical illustration.
Anatomy Drawing School: Animals
Anatomy Drawing School
Animals
Paperback      ISBN: 3848008300
The Anatomy Drawing School—Animal anatomy recognizes the prominent role of the anatomy for the fine arts. The impressively detailed illustrations of the Hungarian master András Szunyoghy have accompanied artists as well as anatomists all over the world for more than a decade. This edition is intended to make Szunyoghy’s work accessible for an even broader public.
Anatomy Drawing School: Human and Animal
Anatomy Drawing School
Human and Animal
Paperback      ISBN: 3848010089
For centuries, the study of anatomy has played an important role in the education of artists. An understanding of anatomy constitutes the basis for the precise representation of human and animal forms whether at rest or in motion. With more than twelve hundred detailed illustrations by the Hungarian master artist András Szunyoghy,Anatomy Drawing School offers an in-depth view into the anatomy of human beings and selected mammals. For the student, the volume's remarkably precise depiction of the skeleton and muscles will open the door to the true-to-life reproduction of the various parts of the body and their movements, a critical step on the road to artistic mastery. Professor György Fehér provides clear and precise descriptions to accompany every illustration. Above and beyond these anatomical descriptions, his introductory texts offer a living image of the depicted life forms. This effective combination of artistic and scientific depictions makes Anatomy Drawing Schoolan essential reference work for painters, graphic artists and anyone interested in anatomy. Graphic artist and painter András Szunyoghy is a professor at the Institute for Anatomical Drawing at the Academy of Applied Arts in Budapest His works have been featured in exhibitions in many different countries, spreading his renown far beyond the borders of Hungary. György Fehér was a veterinarian and a lecturer at the Budapest University of Veterinary Medicine.