3 Real animal or human studies
Create studies of real life animals. Are you exploring giant birds? Research the staggering variety of avian examples and find one that fits
Once you’ve settled on a creature, the next step is finding real-life examples and drawing studies. Are you exploring dragons? Mermaids? Giant birds? From your reference, create studies of real-life animals. Dragons? Draw lizards and snakes. Mermaids? Take photo reference of a friend and then draw a series of studies. Giant birds? Research the staggering variety of avian examples and find one that fits your plan. Focus on drawing and studying – don’t worry about adapting yet.