A renowned artist/teacher expertly demonstrates the muted strokes, bold lines, and simple arcs needed to bring animal drawings to vivid life. Numerous sketches highlight these techniques for drawing more than 50 animals: bears, camels, deer, elk, lions, llamas, and others. Perfect for beginner or intermediate artists, this instruction book offers fascinating commentary that emphasizes animal anatomy and behavior. Its author and illustrator, Victor Perard, was a graduate of the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris and an art instructor at New York City's Cooper Union for twenty years. Perard's informative guide reflects his extensive teaching experience, providing practical advice for aspiring and experienced artists.