Lessons in Colored Pencil: The Lion Cub

Last summer I had the opportunity to play with a couple lion cubs while visiting Africa.  The cubs wanted to lick my face and chew on my hair!  What an experience! Today, we are going to start a colored pencil project drawing a lion cub.  In this project we will first draw the simple shapes and then shade in the cub so that it looks real, soft and with a lot of texture.  After this lesson you will have a better understanding of shading and blending colors together.  Hopefully after this project you will be ready to take out your colored pencils again and draw your own favorite pet.

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