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How to Draw Animals

 

How to Draw Animals

 

'How to Draw Animals' is a series of art lessons that explore different techniques for drawing and painting a variety of creatures.

  • Each of these art lessons illustrates and explains the step by step techniques involved in drawing or painting a particular animal.
  • Each lesson includes an animated slide show that illustrates the technique used from start to finish.

 

Old Stone Age Bison from the Cave of Altamira, Northern Spain (c. 30,000-11,000 BC)

Old Stone Age Bison from the Cave of Altamira, Northern Spain (c. 30,000-11,000 BC)

Animal drawings are the first recorded subject matter in the history of art. Over the centuries a diverse range of creatures have been developed as a theme in many different genres. They have been depicted for their own natural beauty and magnificence but they have also been used for their symbolic qualities across both the decorative and fine arts.

 

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Stone Age Animal Paintings from the Lascaux Cave, France (c. 16000 BC)

Stone Age Animal Paintings from the Lascaux Cave, France (c. 16000 BC)