Wildlife Painting Step by Step


by Patrick Seslor

Through step-by-step demonstrations and magnificent paintings, Patrick Seslar reveals how to turn oils, watercolors, acrylics or pastels into creatures with fur, feathers or scales. Artists will find instruction on:
. field sketching, photographic references, zoos, and other avenues of research
. animal habitats - how to place animals in the proper settings, create a mood and relate subject to background
. using light, colors and patterns to move the viewer's eye
. painting the texture of fur, fish scales and feathers

Patrick Seslar is a contributing editor for The Artist's Magazine. His paintings have been exhibited in galleries nationwide and have appeared in numerous national magazines and newspapers. He divides his time between La Jolla, California and Sebring, Florida.
8 1/2"x 11, 144 p, pb, 195 color, 30 b&w illus.

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