Find a photo to use as a reference. Remember use the photo as just a guide. Draw it as you want - have a little fun.
Step 1: Draw very basic shapes and lines.
Step 2: Add shapes for features.
Steps 3-5: Bring your details into focus.
Painting your Cute Animal - Using Watercolour
When I use watercolours, I paint in layers.
I used five colours to complete the character below.
Usually, I wait for each stage to dry before moving onto the next.
You will notice I start with my lightest colours first and finish up with my darks.
Shaping the Face
Faces come in all shapes and sizes. From these four shapes you can make many faces.
It is important to break down your drawing into its simplest shapes.
Start to look at all things you are about to draw as shapes, as seen in the example below.