This 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.
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.