How to draw a Weasel

Weasels are beautiful animals. There’s a reason I chose this animal to be the cover of the book! If you’d like to draw one of your own, here’s how! Step 1: Draw a circle. Make sure you know the diameter of this circle, we will call this length one unit. Make another one unit diameterContinue reading “How to draw a Weasel”

How to draw a Vole

As I mentioned in the poem, voles are often confused with mice. Where I live they are both common pests, however there are a few key differences. Voles are rounder and fatter than mice, because mice like to squeeze through tight spaces while voles only dig shallow burrows and do not tend to need toContinue reading “How to draw a Vole”

How to draw a Tetra

Tetras are bright and beautiful fish. If you want to make your own school of them, here’s how to draw them! Step 1: First draw a curve however long you want the fish’s back to be. At the end you want to be the nose, curve sharply down. Step 2: Add a second curve onContinue reading “How to draw a Tetra”

How to draw a Racoon

If you live in North America you’ve probably seen a racoon before, whether you wanted to or not. These intelligent creatures may be common, but that doesn’t mean they’re uninteresting in the slightest. If you’re not from North America, you might be surprised that they can grow to the size of a medium-sized dog. WithoutContinue reading “How to draw a Racoon”

How to draw a Quetzal

The Quetzal is a very colorful and beautiful bird. The background on this drawing tutorial had to be purple because it is the only solid color where nothing blends into the background. This is also one of the few animals in the book that did not require any shading to look right, because the iridescentContinue reading “How to draw a Quetzal”

How to draw a Praying Mantis

The praying mantis is a goofy looking animal that’s got a lot of parts to it. There’s a lot of steps to this one, so without further ado, let’s begin! Here’s how to draw a praying mantis: Step 1: First draw a circle. Make sure you know the diameter as we will be using itContinue reading “How to draw a Praying Mantis”

How to draw an Okapi

The okapi has been my favorite animal since I was learning to talk and was a no brainier to put in this book. Anatomically speaking, this creature is built like a long necked horse with big shoulders (or more accurately: a short necked giraffe), so if you know how to draw a horse it isContinue reading “How to draw an Okapi”

How to draw a bee

The last animal on the animal-heavy pages that hold the poem for the letter H is the honeybee. Inside the beehive honey-badger and honey guide are raiding, are of course bees! They’re not so much of the focus of the drawing, so they are less detailed than some of the other animals I drew. HoweverContinue reading “How to draw a bee”