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”
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How to Draw a Xenopus
The Xenopus, (also known as the African Clawed Frog), is the derpiest looking animal I’ve ever had the pleasure of drawing. It was a fun challenge to capture the permanent expression of oblivious happiness present on this creatures face. This is a rather forgiving drawing, so we don’t need to worry about measuring proportions likeContinue reading “How to Draw a Xenopus”
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 an Umbrella Bird
When I first heard the name Umbrella Bird I expected a strange bird, but this birds shape still managed to be unexpected. It’s strange feathers caught my eye, and I knew it had to be in the book. It may not be colorful, but it’s a lot of fun to draw. Without further Ado, here’sContinue reading “How to draw an Umbrella Bird”
Drawing a Bombardier Beetle
Let’s draw a Bombardier Beetle together!
Drawing an Albatross
Here’s how to draw an albatross!
A new direction with the blog!
A quick update on where the blog is going now that I’ve gone through all the animals in the book, and how to use this new drawing section.