Your Sketchbook Page

Try your hand at practicing the exercises you've learned in this chapter.

The Least You Need to Know

V Animals live in a world of action. Seeing and drawing that action and gesture is the first step in getting the sense of the animal you are looking at.

V Proportion and shape build on gesture, adding muscle shape to the direction and placement of the main limbs.

V The form of the animal should be considered. Even a bird's leg is a three-dimensional form.

V Photographs can supply detail information, but are flattened versions of the real thing and not as good for practice.

V Quick sketches of an uncooperative pet or wild subject can gradually give you enough information for a more finished portrait.

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