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”

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 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 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 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 Honey-Badger

Honey-badgers look a little bit different from actual badgers. Here’s how to draw a honey badger for our little honey-guide friend we drew last week! Step 1 Draw a circle, make sure you know the length of the diameter as we will be using it to determine the sizes of everything else. We will callContinue reading “How to draw a Honey-Badger”