5 fun animal drawings

For this week’s tutorial we’ll take one shape and turn it into five different cute animals (plus one bonus animal!). I’ll also show you different coloring/rendering styles and techniques. I hope you’ll enjoy it

Brushes used:

  • Dry Ink Brush
  • Carbon Stick
  • Round Chalk Brush
  • Studio Pen
  • Medium Brush

Canvas Size:

  • 2500 x 2500 pixels

Skills Learned:

  • Symmetry Drawing: Use the Drawing Guide and Drawing Assist to create perfectly symmetrical shapes
  • Layer Management: Adjust opacity, use multiple layers for different parts of the drawing, and apply clipping masks for controlled shading and highlights
  • Basic Outlining and Shading: Employ the Dry Ink Brush for initial outlines and the Carbon Stick for adding textured shading
  • Advanced Coloring Techniques: Utilize Alpha Lock and Clipping Mask to add shadows, highlights, and textures, making the illustration more dynamic

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