In Wild Animals, William F. Powell invites you into his artistic world as he shows you how to re-create a variety of inspiring wildlife drawings. In this book, he explains his own personal approach to depicting animals, exploring basic drawing techniques as well as more complex concepts, such as capturing movement and developing dimension. With clear, easy-to-follow, step-by-step lessons and a wealth of beautiful animal drawings—from a cuddly panda to a regal giraffe—this book is sure to be a welcome addition to any artist’s library of references!
William F. Powell is an internationally recognized artist and one of America's foremost colorists. A native of Huntington, West Virginia, Bill studied at the Art Student's Career School in New York; Harrow Technical College in Harrow, England; and the Louvre Free School of Art in Paris, France. His experience as an art instructor includes oil, watercolor, acrylic, colored pencil, and pastel-with subjects ranging from landscapes to portraits and wildlife. Additionally, Bill conducts painting workshops and produces instructional videos that employ unique methods of in-depth presentation and demonstration. Bill holds awards for his technical art, which has been used for major projects, such as space programs and environmental studies. He lives in Temecula, CA.