This big, basic book helps beginners who like to draw for fun get hands-on help with more than 125 of the most popular animals, including different breeds and poses. This book will break down the process of drawing a variety of animals, step-by-step, with very little reading required. You can follow along with the detailed drawings to create realistic renditions of just about every animal imaginable. You will learn to draw polar bears, calico cats and kittens, elephants, giraffes, hippos, koalas, kangaroos, lions, gentle German Shepherds and scary snakes and reptiles and much, much more. AUTHOR: Paul Rodriguez was born in 1972 in Palma de Mallorca, where he still lives. His drawing skills were revealed early as he won the cartoon competition organized by the newspaper Ultima Hora in 1988 and 1989. He then studied illustration at the College of Diseno de Palma. He collaborated on many fanzines and magazines, including the famous Spirou. He is also the author of several comic books and series for Vigot editions. Thierry Beaudenon is a painter specialising in everything from pin-ups to pop-art influences, comics and cinema. He was first known for his work in advertising and publishing. He has been an artist and illustrator for almost 20 years, and he exercises his profession by working freelance for various agencies, publishing houses, magazines etc. SELLING POINTS: Basic drawing remains the most popular subject for art books, selling hundreds of thousands of copies each year. The recent surge in popularity of doodling and colouring also speaks to a need for easy-to-follow drawing instruction. Includes over 125 easy-to-follow step-by-step demonstrations.