Happy Draw a Bird Day! I’m so happy I made it! This month I chose to kill two birds with one stone (pardon the expression) & drew an owl – specifically a saw-whet owl – at the suggestion of a friend who likes owls, so I managed to also cross another animal request off my list.
I asked a few friends for animals to draw last night, & this is the first I chose to draw – a dog! Specifically, a “mixed breed dog” was requested. I’m not sure if this was a mixed breed, but there you go.
This was a productive drawing weekend for me! Well, at least Friday & Sunday were – Saturday not so much, but I was busy costume shopping.
On Sunday, I finished up my rhinoceros drawing (you can compare with the WIP version here). It’s a baby rhino, by the way, if his horn looks unusually small. I was pretty pleased with the WIP as I left it, but I wanted to try adding more shading. Of course, I was scared of ruining it, but I at least had that scan saved if I felt bad about the finished drawing. Over all, though, while I didn’t add a ton more detail, I think this one came out pretty well. I probably could have added more? I don’t know. Continue reading