We draw from the head, we will have it small. Draw a circle and show directing, then draw a nose, eyes and a mouth.
Further draw the head, a cheek, an ear, a neck. Erase auxiliary elements.
We do a body sketch. Since surikat stands on the feet and it is completely extended, a body quite long, also draw a skeleton of hands and feet and a tree under feet.
We trace a back, forward and back paws, a tail further.
We draw chest area, the second forepaw, a stomach, the second hinder leg. We erase all auxiliary lines.
We shade the head. Especially dark sites about eyes, a mouth and an ear.
We draw a shadow from the head on a body. We start a body.
Shade a breast, forepaws. Draw claws. Show wool on paws, imitating it the curves which are close located to each other, thus erase previously a contour. On a back make dark sites. Paint over a stomach and a hinder leg which it is badly visible.
We put curves, imitating wool, on a hinder leg and a back. Erase the line of a contour of back part of a foot and show wool separate lines which are closely to each other. Look that lines went in the direction of growth of wool, look at the original. Paint over a tail.
Then we draw a shadow on a log and tree bark. Drawing of a surikat is ready.
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