This richly illustrated guide teaches you about the skeletal structures, musculatures and movements of various animals and how to draw them realistically. Each lesson in the book focuses on a different animal and is designed to expand your repertoire and develop your drawing skills. The techniques needed to capture these animals are demonstrated in hundreds of finished illustrations by 26 professional artists. This comprehensive reference work covers a wide range of different animals: Mammals including humans, dogs, lions, bears, elephants and 25 others Amphibians & Reptiles including snakes, turtles, frogs and crocodiles Aquatic Animals including dolphins, penguins, seals, squid and whales Flying Animals including crows, owls, bats and sparrows Insects & Arthropods including beetles, spiders, dragonflies, butterflies and ladybugs Once you understand the internal structures and movements of each creature, you’ll be able to confidently draw it in a more realistic way! This is a reference work that all artists need and which they will refer to again and again to explore the entire animal kingdom.