August 16 update

The next animal I’ve chosen is the Yellow Throated Marten. There are many mammals that have yellow in their names, but most of them are disappointingly brown. Not so with the Yellow-Throated Marten. It’s bright colors caught my eye. It is truly yellow. The Yellow-Throated Marten is native to Southeast Asia, and is an omnivore.Continue reading “August 16 update”

June 20 update!

I have decided to also include transparent animals as a part of the book. I have yet to figure out what I can do for furred or feathered clear creatures, but even if there aren’t any I can just do some more of the other types of clear animals to fill the page. This firstContinue reading “June 20 update!”

April 11 Book Update

The next animal in this book is the paradise rifflebird! I chose this for the black colored bird because it is the one of the darkest black birds there is! It’s feathers are a shade of black known as Vantablack. The superb birds-of-paradise technically have more vantablack on them, but they are so weird lookingContinue reading “April 11 Book Update”

April 4 Book Update

I decided to get some of the more difficult animals out of the way first, So I set out to find a blue mammal. I found nothing with blue fur, however two species of monkey have blue on their faces: mandrills and golden snub-nosed monkeys. The golden snub-nosed monkey has an extremely blue face inContinue reading “April 4 Book Update”

March 28 Book Update!

Naturally, The first place to begin when making a book like this is to choose the animals that will go into it! I don’t really do this in any particular order, I just find animals I like from each color and type. It’s a little bit slow working on this and also juggling two jobs,Continue reading “March 28 Book Update!”

How to draw a Zebra

The Zebra is very similar to the horse, but just a bit more bony and a lot more stripy. Here’s how to draw that sassy zebra that hangs out on the last main page of the book! Step 1: Start by drawing a circle. This will be the chest. Make sure you know the diameterContinue reading “How to draw a Zebra”

How to draw a Yabby

Yabbies are a type of blue crayfish, native to Australia. As far as shape goes, they’re similar to any crayfish or lobster, but blue. Here’s how to draw a Yabby like I did on the Y page of the book! Step 1: Draw a circle. Make sure you know the diameter of this circle, weContinue reading “How to draw a Yabby”

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”