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Drawing Your Pets using Scraperboard Techniques: by Charles Darby (Author)
Drawing your own pets can be a pleasurable pastime, and Charles Darby shows how it can be done using scraper board techniques.
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Ostrich Farming: by Dr. Joseph Batty (Author)
The author examines the background history and draws on the experiences of ostrich farmers from many lands.  Management, rearing, incubation, feeding and other aspects are all covered. 
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Drawing Your Pets using Scraperboard Techniques: by Charles Darby (Author)
Drawing Your Pets using Scraperboard Techniques: by Charles Darby (Author) (9780862300432)

All the pets pictured in this book inhabit the beautiful informative world of Saiga Publications. The illustrations are produced in the sharp, black and white medium of Scraperboard and combine this fascinating art with the fascination of their furred and feathered creatures.

The author offers no short cut to success. Perseverance and practice are the key words but maybe the information, instructions and art work contained herein will help to make the effort a little easier until the reader finds his other own particular style an learns the pleasure of producing Scraperboard pictures.

Product Details

  • Condition: New
  • Paperback: 71 pages  
  • Publisher: Saiga Publishing Co. Ltd (1982)
  • Language: English
  • Illustrations: B&W illustrations
  • ISBN-10: 0862300436
  • ISBN-13: 978-0862300432
  • Product Dimensions:  21.8 x 13.6 x .7 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 177 g

Contents:

1.  Materials
2.  Tools
3.  Preliminary Exercises
4.  Making a Picture
5.  Various illustrations
6.  Using a Grained Board
7.  Special Pets' Corner

Drawing your own pets can be a pleasurable pastime, and Charles Darby shows how it can be done using scraper board techniques.
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Ostrich Farming: by Dr. Joseph Batty (Author)
Ostrich Farming: by Dr. Joseph Batty (Author) (9781857360424)

This rare book examines the many facets of ostrich farming.  This is not a new subject being for more than 100 years a recognized occupation, especially in South Africa.  What is new is the spread of ostrich farming to many countries including Israel, Australia, America and European countries, including Britain.  

Included are black and white photos and illustrations throughout. It has everything you need to know to start your own ostrich farm.  Some chapters are: Natural History, selection of Stock, Establishing a Farm, Feeding Ostriches, Incubation, Rearing, The Feathers, the Egg, and Other possible Products.

Note: Book is listed as used due to the condition of the Front Cover. This book has never been previously owned.

Product Details

  • Condition: Used - Front cover the edges are curling with some dust on the cover. 
  • Paperback: 110 pages
  • Publisher: Beech Publishing House, 1ST Edition (1994)
  • Language: English
  • Illustrations:  Black and white photos
  • ISBN-10: 1857360427
  • ISBN-13: 978-1857360424
  • Product Dimensions: 21 x 14 x 1.3 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 258 g

Contents:

1.  Introduction
2.  Natural History
3.  Selection of Stock
4.  Establishing a Farm
5.  Feeding Ostriches
6.  Incubation
7.  Rearing
8.  The Feathers
9.  The Egg
10. Other possible products
11. Odd Notes on Management
Index

The author examines the background history and draws on the experiences of ostrich farmers from many lands.  Management, rearing, incubation, feeding and other aspects are all covered. 
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