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African Safari
by: Fetner, P. Jay

The ultimate wildlife and photographic adventure. This large, beautifully photographed book takes you on a virtual african safari. And if you want to plan your own safari, this book will walk you through the steps needed to prepare and plan. Chapter 1 details the factors that contribute to organizing a successful trip. Chapter 2 deals with the photographic aspect of a safari. Chapter 3 contains previously written material pertaining to safaris, animals and Africa itself. Chapters 4 through 9 deal with the animals themselves. The author emphasizes the natural behavior and characteristics most likely to be seen firsthand on safari. Chapter 10 is a fitting conclusion to a serious and comprehenvive study:some cautiously optimistic thoughts on the future of this magnificent experience. An up-to-date and extensive bibliography of the best popular sources of animal information is also provided. 680 pages with color photographs throughout.
c. 1987, H/C...$60.00

American Dog At Home
by: Secord, William

The dog portraits of Baltimore artist Christine Merrill. Each chapter is lavishly illustrated with color photographs of the pet owner with their American Dog at Home. 255 pages
c. 2010, H/C... $55.00

An Artist In Africa
by: Shepherd, David

A stunning volume of 44 color paintings of African animals by David Shepherd.
c. 1969, H/C...$25.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Near Mint with Dust jacket

An Introduction to Drawing Animals
by: Gallwey, Kay

A practical approach to the drawing of anmials. Explores the vast range of techniques and media that are available and provides a wealth of valuable hints and tips on how to achieve the best results with them. Stresses the importance of anatomy and an understanding of how the skeleton of an animal works, along with the functions of joints, muscles and fur. The need to study the actual line of the animal and how this is affected by movement, age and character. Several step-by-step demonstrations accompany the text, where the different media are explained in more detail, giving examples of what to use to create certain effects. Among those featured are pencil, pen, charcoal, pen and ink, watercolor, pastels and monotypes. 128 pages.
c. 1996, H/C...$25.00

Animal Anatomy For Artists: The Elements Of Form
by: Goldfinger, Eliot

Designed for painters, sculptors, and illustartors who use animal imagery in their work, whether beginner or accomplished professional. The focus is on forms created by muscles and bones, giving you a 3-D understanding of the complex outer surface of the animal. Included are drawings of skeletons, muscles, cross sections, silhouettes and photos of live animals. Covers animals such as: horse, dog, cat, cow, pig, squirrel, rabbit, lion, giraffe, deer, hippo, rhino, elephant, gorilla, sea lion, and bear. 242 pgs.
c. 2004, H/C...$50.00

Animal Artist's Sketch Box
Everything you need to start sketching animals today. This handy box contains a comprehensive guidebook to techniques and is beautifully presented together with a selection of pencils, an earser & pencil sharpener so you can begin drawing immediately. In the book you will discover how to break down complex forms into basic shapes, and render textured details such as fur & feathers by using shading, blending, & hatching techniques. Step-by-step demonstrations show how to capture rapid skecthes of wildlife and birds to finished portraits of domestic pets. 64 pgs.
c. 2006, S/C in Box w/Pencils, Sharpener, Eraser...$15.00

Animal Drawing & Painting
by: Wilwerding, Walter

This book offers a comprehensive guide to animal drawing and painting - from the first steps when you select your subject and gather your material through sketching and making studies, to the finished painting. Covering dogs, cats, monkeys, horses, cattle, deer, lions, tigers, bears, elephants, rhinos, and scores of other wild and domestic animals, even birds and fish, it provides a wealth of information on such matters as: proportions; contours; outlining shadows; sketching from memory; quick action sketches; individualizing animals (variation in head size, noses, eyes, length of ears, etc.,); expressing age, sex, and moods of animals; characteristic poses; drawing features and other details; using photographs, studying dead animals; anatomical construction; action (the illusion of motion, animals at rest, walking, birds flying, etc.); textures and hair direction; colors; markings; etc. There are tips on painting the background and a chapter on animal cartoons and comics. 129 pages, B/W photos and illustrations
c. 1956, Dover edition 1966, S/C... $12.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Good

Animal Sketching
by: Calder, Alexander

The purpose of this book is to help the student to draw animals as he or she sees them. Noting and practising the way the author captures the emotions and attitudes of animals in a few quick lines, the student can quickly obtain a lasting groundwork in animal sketching that will before long become second nature. These full-body sketches and enlarged details, in rapid, expressive brush-and-ink, of animals from the farm, the zoo, wildlife and the home in characteristic poses and movements, reveal both the action and portrait aspects of the art. 62 pages.
c. 1926, (1973 edition), S/C...$3.50

Animals: 1419 Copyright-Free Illustrations
by: Harter, Jim

1419 copyright-free illustrations of over 1000 various species of mammals, birds, fish & insects to use on anything. This book is an awesome resource & refernece book for drawing almost any animal you wish to draw. It includes many images of animals in action, which helps as a reference when you don't have the option to see the animal in the flesh. Some images include the native scenery of more exotic creatures. All images in B/W. 283 pgs.
c.1979, S/C...$12.95

Animals In Motion
by: Maybridge, Eadweard

Here is the largest, most comprehensive selection of Muybridge's famous animal photos - more than 4000 high-speed shots of 34 different animals and birds, in 123 different types of action. Animals are shown walking, running, leaping, flying - in typical actions. These are true action photos, stopped in series, taken at speeds up to 1/2000th of a second. Actions are illustrated in series, with as many as 50 shots per action. His work has never been superseded as a lifetime reference for animators, illustrators, artists and art directors. 74 page introduction on mechanics of motion, 340 full pages of plates.
c. original date 1957, Dover Reprint, H/C... $35.00 (Reg. Price $39.95)
Condition: Very Good with dust jacket

Anyone Can Draw Horses
by: Evers, June

A step-by-step guide to drawing horses for all ages. Detailed illustrations and simple instructions ease you into the world of drawing horses. Includes model drawings you can trace and use to create your own artwork. 39 pgs.
c. 2003, S/C... $7.95

Art of Animal Drawing: Construction, Action Analysis, Caricature
by: Hultgren, Ken

Former Disney animator offers expert advice on drawing animals both realistically and as caricatures. Use of line, brush technique, establishing mood, conveying action, much more. Construction drawings reveal development process in creating animal figures. Many chapters on drawing individual animal forms — dogs, cats, horses, deer, cows, foxes, kangaroos. With 759 illustrations.
c. 1993, S/C... $7.95
Condition: Good, some cover wear with minor scratches and small stains, shelf wear on edges of spine and pages, binding starting to crack in center, no writing of any kind
(0813) 04990813

Art of Bev Doolittle
by: Maclay, Elise

Here is lavishly illustrated collection of the work of Bev Doolittle, one of America's leading artists today. Doolittle is best know for her camouflage technique, filled with detail and with presences that become more visible with each viewing. 160 pgs.
c. 1990, H/C...$65.00

Art of Frank C. McCarthy
by: Kelton, Elmer
Spectacular overview of the artist's exciting western work. 160 pgs.
c. 1992, H/C...$60.00
Out-of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: New

Art of Tasha Tudor
by: Davis, Harry

This book includes 150 of Tasha Tudor's finest paintings and drawings, including holiday acrds, illustrations from her classic children's books, fashion designs she made for Pierre Deux, and samples from her personal sketchbook. This is the definitive look at how Tasha Tudor's life has created her art, how her art has shaped her life, and why it is essential to view them together to best appreciate her gracious legacy. 148 pgs.
c. 2000, H/C...$34.95

Art of Tom Lovell
by: Hedgpeth, Don
Spectacular overview of the artist's work of the old west & American History. A commercial artist who started out sketching in the 1930s for pulp magazines, Lovell advanced to the glossier "slicks" in the 1950s and has since specialized in Old West, Plains Indian, and Civil War themes. He here presents from that long career his best canvases, among them his famed depictions of Lee's surrender and the Fifty-fourth Massachusetts' assault. he works expertly with natural color, and though not a modern George Caitlin, his attention to the detail of Indian dress, carriage, and equipage is quite affecting, fully reflective of his respect for the cultures of Apache, Sioux, etc. A rich tribute to a captivating artist who evokes the West's vast landscape and its individual braves and traders in moods of exuberance and perseverance. 160 pgs.
c. 1993, H/C...$60.00
Out-of-Print, Quantities Limited

Condition: New

Artist's Guide to Animal Anatomy
by: Bammes, Gottfried

An illustrated reference to drawing animals. Illustrated with diagrams and numerous examples by artists and students, a guide to drawing animals offers a systematic approach to learning proportion, rules of repose and motion, and basic forms of each section of the body, followed by practical exercises. 143 pgs.
c.1994, H/C...$29.95

Bev Doolittle New Magic
by: Maclay, Elise

This long-awaited companion volume to the bestselling The Art of Bev Doolittle--which has sold more than 250,000 copies--chronicles the artist's natural, spiritual, and artistic adventure of the last few years, from tracking the bear, wolf, and eagle in North America to attending sacred Native American ceremonies to collaborating with New Age musician Paul Winter on a painting/album concept. Over 50 illustrations, including 24 color plates. Coffee-table size. 86 pgs.
c. 1995, H/C...$30.00

Big Cats: The Paintings Of Guy Coheleach
by: Neff, Nancy

Guy Coheleach, one of the finest wildlife painters of our time, travels the world over to capture the big cat's life from cub to adulthood - playing & learning, stalking its prey, lying in ambush, nuturing its young, and cuddling its mate. Text accompanies these splendid portraits answering questions such as: why do some cats roar and others purr? What makes the cheetah the fastest animal on earth? Why is the puma nearly extinct east of the Mississippi? What makes men go off in search of the rare and mysterious snow leopard? Includes maps detailing the cats past & present distribution, & charts that graphically present facts of each group. 154 illustrations, including 59 plates in full color. 242 pgs.
c. 1982, Oversize 12" x 12", H/C...$65.00
Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Like New

Birds Of Prey
by: Scholz, Flotd

Visual reference for North American raptors examines 17 hawks, falcons, eagles, and osprey. Floyd Schulz took up bird carving in the 1970's and was frustrated by the lack of close-up, detailed reference photographs, so he teamed up with photographer Tad Merrick. This book also contains species information and artistic instruction. A must-have volume for carvers, painters and others interested in these magnificent birds. 500 color photos. 318 pgs.
c. 1993, H/C...$59.95

Cats In Action
by: Wilwerding, Walter J.

How to draw and paint series featuring the big cats. 32 pages
c. 1970, S/C... $7.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Good

Color Me Your Way
by: Smart, P.J.C.

For those who love to color and for those who didn't think they could! Contains 26 gorgeous 16" x 11" illustrations printied on quality acid-free paper. Printed on only one side so that you can finish each masterpiece and frame it and gift it. Camel, hippo, frog, giraffe, tiger, wolves, owls, and more.
c. 2011, oversize, spiral, S/C... $19.95

Color Me 2
by: Smart, P.J.C.

For those who love to color and for those who didn't think they could! Contains 26 gorgeous 16" x 11" illustrations printied on quality acid-free paper. Printed on only one side so that you can finish each masterpiece and frame it and gift it. Wolf, deer, bear, sealion, horse, parrot, cow, peacock, cat, llama, squirrel, and more.
c. 2013, oversize, spiral, S/C... $19.95

Color Me 3
by: Smart, P.J.C.

For those who love to color and for those who didn't think they could! Contains 26 gorgeous 16" x 11" illustrations printied on quality acid-free paper. Printed on only one side so that you can finish each masterpiece and frame it and gift it. Eagle, duck, frog, owl, bear, bighorn sheep, sea chest, and more.
c. 2013, oversize, spiral, S/C... $19.95

Color Me 4
by: Smart, P.J.C.

For those who love to color and for those who didn't think they could! Contains 26 gorgeous 16" x 11" illustrations printied on quality acid-free paper. Printed on only one side so that you can finish each masterpiece and frame it and gift it. Elephant, flowers, birds, dinosaur, deer, cat, alligator, and more
c. 2014, oversize, spiral, S/C... $19.99

Dictionary of 20th Century British Book Illustrators
by: Alan Horne

Most of the great British artists of the 20th century have at some time contributed illustrations for books - Stanley Spencer, Paul Nash, John Piper and David Hockney to name but a few. In addition there is a strong tradition of specialist illustrators - Edward Ardizzone and Lynton Lamb for example - whose talents complemented a wide variety of texts. The range of subject matter is enormous - from children's literature to war art, the humorous to the world of fantasy. A lengthy overview of the subject examines the revival of wood engraving, commercial art, book jackets, and children's book illustrations. Each dictionary entry consists of brief biographical details, followed by details of education (especially art schools attended), career and influences. For further reference, notes give titles, dates and publishers of books illustrated, exhibitions held, collections, and bibliographies. 456 pgs.
c.1994, H/C...$79.50

by: Poortvliet, Rein
Rein Poortvliet, the artist of Gnomes fame, directs his talents towards dogs with exquiste full color paintings, skillful drawings, and expert advice. You will learn about dog history, behavior, hunting dogs, show dogs, and guard dogs. 232 pages in full color.
c. 1983, H/C...$35.00
Out-of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good - Like New

Draw & Color Beautiful Horses
by: Wooldridge, Patricia

Step-by-step guide to drawing and coloring 20 different horse breeds, it proceeds from the very simpliest lines and shapes to completed work. Unique in that it explains both drawing and coloring. Each lesson is illustrated and described and follows a lesson plan. This is a good tool for the beginner or artist that needs to practice their skills. Recommended for older children and adults who love horses and always wanted to be able to draw them. 56 pgs.
c. 1996, S/C...$12.95

Draw & Color Cats & Kittens
by: Foster, Walter

Step-by-step project book. Covers 25 different cat breeds. 32 pages
c. 2005, S/C...$7.50

Condition: Very Good

Draw Baby Animals
by: Maday, Jane

Now you can learn to draw all your favorites following the step-by-step instruction in this unique guide. Just start at the beginning to discover all the tips and tricks for drawing eyes, ears, muzzles, paws and feet. Once you've got the basics down, you can move on to creating realistic drawings of all kinds of sweet baby animals, including puppies, kittens, bunnies, lambs, foals, penguins, ducklings, fawns, piglets and more. 111 pages
c. 2009, S/C...$18.99

Draw Horses With Sam Savitt
by: Savitt, Sam

A step-by-step guide to drawing various horses in motion and at rest. He teaches the aspiring artist to draw like a professional, emphasizng the need to understand the construction of the horse and how it functions. More than 100 illustrations. 96 pgs.
c. 1991, H/C...$25.95

Condition: Like New with Dust Jacket. Name inside front cover.

Draw Really Cool Stuff (Six Books In One)
by: Dubosque, Doug

Hundreds of exciting and fun images to draw with step-by-step instructions. You'd be surprised how easy it is to draw! Contains six books in one: Draw ocean animals, Draw rainforest animals, Draw dinosaurs, Draw desert animals, Draw insects, & Draw cars, along with 12 deluxe sheets of tracing paper. Each book is approx 60 pages, bound together in a handsome spiral bound cover.
c. 1994-1998, Spiral, H/C...$39.99

Drawing & Painting Animals
by: Curtis, Cecile

A beautifully illustrated guide to capturing the essential qualities of over 100 animals, both wild & domestic. Mediums include: watercolor, gouache, oil, scratchboard, pen & ink, crayon, pastel, brush & ink. 159 pgs.
c. 1990, H/C...$45.00

Drawing & Painting Cats: In Pencil, Ink, Markers & Watercolor
by: Cossman, Howard

A three part learning process that, first of all, helps the artist see and understand the subject through analysis of anatomy and such features of a cat as eyes, coloring and markings. Part II switches to the acutal making of successful art. An in-depth commentary explains the handling of pencil, black and colored inks, markers, watercolor and black-and-white watercolor. Part III is a portfolio that includes a varied and exciting cross-section of works, with emphasis on bringing together all that has been learned in Parts I and II into cohesive drawings and paintings. 144 pages, color and B/W photos
c. 1984, H/C... $27.50

Drawing Animals
by: Ambrus, Victor

Collection of examples & practical guide to drawing wild & domestic animals. 120 pgs.
c.1990, H/C...$24.95

Encyclopedia Of Illustration
by: Quinn, Gerard

A compilation of more than 5.000 illustrations and designs, black-and-white: people, occupations, transport, leisure and sport, music, costume, heraldry & armour, ornament & alpabets, architecture, anatomy & medicine, flowers, animals, reptiles, birds, insects, fish. 383 pgs.
c.1990, H/C...$19.95

Exotic Animals (Workbooks for Painting)
by: Jose M. Parramon
Basic step-by-step art instructions in a workbook format with general instructions, exercises with step-by-step captioned illustrations, and models of finished art to copy. Animals included in this book range from exotic birds to mammals native to forests and remote grasslands shown in natural poses and realistic movements. 24 pgs.
c.1999, S/C...$6.95

Follow The Sun: Robert Lougheed
by: Hedgpeth, Don

The full breadth of Lougheed's artistic leacy is traced for the first time in these pages. More than 400 reproductions follow his trajectory from early Canadian studies of working horses to commercial work to western scenes to timeless plein-air oils of European subjects, with much in between. 359 pages
c. 2010, H/C... $65.00

Frederic Remington: The Masterworks
by: Shapiro, Michael

Edward Frederic Remington was the greatest artist of the American West. Here, masterworks that span the artist's entire career, including selections from his letters, diaries, and fiction, provide a comprehensive look at his work. The book includes more than 150 illustrations, including rare personal photographs taken by Remington himself. 161 illustrations, 73 in full color. 271 pgs.
c. 1988, S/C...$25.00
Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Near MInt

Game Birds
by: Coles, Charles

In this lavish book, renowned ornithological illustrator Maurice Pledger has painted 24 game birds, including pheasant, quail, grouse, partridge, wild turkey & mallard. Charles Cole, Director of Britain's Game Conservatory offers informative and readable text on each bird. Coffee-table size. 115 pgs.
c.1988, H/C...$40.00
Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Like New

Glass Giraffe
by: Nelson, Sherry C.

A collection of paintings on glass especially for the decorative artist. Includes patterns to use and techniques to give your finished product the ultimate look. Techniques include a pen and ink start, then painting the picture. Finishing touches are given so as to complement the picture.Patterns given are:giraffe, tiger, leather flower clematis, robin, sandpiper, black-footed ferret, mallard hen, white daisies, great crested flycatcher, butterfly, mule deer, cardinal, tabby cats, saw-whet owl, mushrooms, bamboo and more. 72 pages.
c. 1979, S/C...$7.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Good, shows shelf wear, few pen markings

Glass Giraffe Volume II
by: Nelson, Sherry C.

22 new paintings on glass, complete with inked designs and full instructions - especially for the decorative artist. Patterns include giraffe, leopard, lioness, big-horned sheep,baby nubian goat, roadrunner, seashells, butterflies, bumblebees, horse, quail, eastern bluebird, wild rose, brown mutt, cocker spaniel puppy, great horned owl and more. A follow-up to her original book, Glass Giraffe. 80 pages
c. 1982, S/C...$7.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Good, with some ink stains and showing shelf wear

by: Huygen, Wil

A book full of lore, history & fun of real-life details of the gnome, pictured in full-color by the noted Dutch artist Rein Poortvliet. Follow Papa Gnome as he rises for breakfast, see him chopping wood, foraging for animal hair, working in a foundry, & assisting animal friends in distress. Beautifully illustrated. 212 pgs.
c. 1976, H/C...$35.00
Used,Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Excellent - Like New

Horse Whisperings
by: Tabor, Bob
The photographs is this book refelct Tabor's unique intimacy with horses. Each portrait combines the inner strength, spirit and gentle power of nature's most beautiful athlete. Only natural light is used to illuminate every muscle, every hair, ever sinew. Bob Tabor's photographs reach into the soul of the horse. 192 pages
c. 2010, H/C... $69.50

by: Arthus-Bertrand, Yann (Photographer), & Gouraud, Jean-Louis

This majestic volume shows horses as they really are--lively, high-spirited, animated, prancing, and even ethereal. man has fashioned horses in accordance with his needs. In situ photographs portray the spirit and the soul of two hundred different horse breeds, from racehorse to workhorse to show horse, from Montana and Russia, central Asia and Argentina, Mongolia and Cameroon, and points ordinary and exotic in between. They range from the purebred Arabians, to the Lippizaner, star of the famous Spanish riding school in Vienna, to the American Appaloosa, to the sleek, patrician thoroughbred. Accompanying text recounts the rich history of our centuriesold relationship with horses, and the role each breed has played on the world stage. 335 pgs
c. 2008, H/C... $25.95

Horses & Horse Drawn Vehicles: A Pictorial Archive
by: Grafton, Carol

Over 800 royalty-free illustrations of equestrian subjects boldly printed in black and white for quick and easy reproduction. The illustrations, selected from more than 25 vintage and contemporary publications, are arranged by subject: horses, riding, hunting, equestrian events, racing, polo, military, Western, stables and blacksmiths, equipment and accessories, carriages, mythical subjects, and hobbyhorses. 128 pgs.
c.1994, S/C...$12.95

How To Draw & Paint Fish & Game
by: Ovington, Ray

The author's work, which has appeared in the country's top outdoor magazines & books, will show you how to capture the great outdoors on paper. With step-by-step drawings & instructions, he shows you the unique but simple thecniques of mastering the art of wildlife illustrations in pencil, pen & ink, wash & watercolors, whether it is big game, small game, freshwater or saltwater fish or upland & lowland birds. He also gives info on where to find your subjects, what their habits & diets are, & how to research for more detailed information. Many illustrations. 202 pgs.
c. 1985, H/C...$15.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good with dust jacket, Ex-library, usual library markings

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