Thursday, February 12, 2009

How to draw mermaids: warm up exercises

0.5 mm HB mechanical pencil doodle warm up sheet.
Warm up doodles using a Faber Castell Pitt Artist Pen M. Drawing random curves and spiral patterns is a good preliminary exercise for creating graceful cartoon mermaids.
A few of my simplified symbols for mermaids' pets and friends. I recommend sketching your own after visiting an aquarium or watching a marine nature show.