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 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”

Rad Raccoons

Racoons are another animal that is often overlooked, but is really very cool when you look at them. That’s why I decided to use them for the letter R in this book. Raccoons are common sights in urban and forested areas. These animals arehighly adaptable and intelligent. They have a very strong sense of touch,Continue reading “Rad Raccoons”

Cool Cassowaries

Cassowaries are another animal that has captured my imagination ever since I first heard of them. So I knew they had to be included in the book as well. There is something about this dinosaur-like wild creature that is fascinating. Cassowaries are a keystone species in rain-forests in New Guinea and other nearby islands. TheyContinue reading “Cool Cassowaries”