How to draw a realistic echidna animal. I want to say, we will learn to draw not a cartoon character, but the Australian animal echidna.
Echidna is a kind of egg-laying mammals belonging to echidna family. There is also proehidna, but outwardly it is very similar to echidna.
I must say,it’s also very similar to the tenrec and the hedgehog.
Let’s start from the sketch, of course.
Hmm. Bun with legs. The body is almost spherical:
Paws are short thick and are provided with long, powerful claws. Notice how amazingly these claws are turned and bent.
The head is large and also round. It has small eyes and a… beak!
Body is covered with thick hair and long, strong spines:
Now let’s color our line drawing Echidna:
Echidna drawing lesson 2
First, draw the most general pencil sketch:
And then I advise you to further detail our rough draft:
Now our future drawing is clear and you can bravely proceed. Drawing the contour of the body immediately show the presence of spines:
Now draw a long-nosed muzzle resembling an anteater.
Draw extremely clawed legs:
The claws on its hind legs like a huge daggers and oddly not rotated forward and backward.
The picture is ready, but I suggest you also to draw spines all over the back:
Let`s paint our picture:
Read more how to draw other inhabitants of Australia:
How to draw a duckbill
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