Featuring an array of adorable baby animals, this charming book offers simple, step-by-step instructions for creating incredibly lifelike drawings in pencil. Baby Animals opens with in-depth information about selecting tools and materials, transferring photo references, and understanding values. Then accomplished artist Cindy Smith shares her passion for the animal kingdom with readers and demonstrates her special shading techniques to accurately depict a wide range of textures––including fur, feathers, and skin. The secret to Cindy’s amazingly realistic drawings is in the minute details, and she divulges all her creative tricks in this essential guide! Aspiring artists with a soft spot for young animals also will find a wealth of irresistible illustrations to study, copy, and “awww” over.