This, the fourth book in the Drawing in Color series, teaches readers how to draw realistic animals with colored pencils. Lee Hammond's amazing easy-to-follow techniques enable you to render a variety of wonderful animals, from cats and dogs to horses, squirrels, tigers and more. These skills can be used to draw any kind of mammal accurately. Hammond's special graphing system makes all the difference, helping to translate the animal poses seen into drawings on the page. You'll also learn other important illustration techniques, including layering, blending and shading. Additional guidelines help duplicate realistic eyes, ears, mouths, feet, fur, and hide. You'll feel like you can draw from the start with achievable examples, even if you're a first-timer.