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 Lacewing

Lacewings are named for their beautiful lacy wings, and no wonder. They are fairly easy to draw, even the delicate wings. So, without further Ado, here is how to draw a Lacewing. Step 1 Draw two circles of the same size, slightly overlapping. Make sure you know the length of the diameter, we will callContinue reading “How to draw a Lacewing”

How to draw a Jellyfish

The jellyfish is a fairly simple shape, and there’s a lot of room for error in this one. However, it’s still fun to draw. Here’s how to draw a Moon-jelly like the one featured in the book: Step: 1 Draw an oval. Step: 2 Draw a half circle over the oval Step: 3 On oneContinue reading “How to draw a Jellyfish”

How to draw an Iguana

Turns out, drawing an Iguana is more complicated than it sounds. I believe this creature has the most steps of any of the creatures I’ve shown you how to draw so far. Part of the reason for this is because I believe that Iguanas have gorgeous eyes, and I wanted to make sure this IguanaContinue reading “How to draw an Iguana”

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”