The Art of Animal Drawing: Construction, Action Analysis, Caricature (Dover Books on Art Instruction, Anatomy)
If you want to learn to draw animals from memory, that’s the book to get. I bought a couple others books on the subject since, but i always come back to this one. I find this book the equivalent of the Andrew Loomis series for human anatomy.
Art of Basic Drawing
Walter Foster Creative Team
This compilation of some of the most popular titles in our How to Draw and Paint Series gives artists the perfect introduction to drawing. The Art of Basic Drawing contains fundamental information about tools and techniques, as well as a number of inspiring step-by-step lessons. From realistic still lifes to beautiful landscapes, artists will find a variety of subject material to enjoy. And with instruction from five different accomplished artists, this book showcases a range of styles for beginners to imitate.