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Draw and Paint 50 Animals by Jeanne Filler Scott

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Project 29: Cottontail Rabbit (Side View)

The cottontail is the most common breed of rabbit in North America and lives primarily in the wild. Check to see if there’s a local wildlife rescue in your area you might visit to sketch and photograph some cottontails for painting reference.

Reference Photo

Materials

Paints

Burnt Sienna

Burnt Umber

Payne’s Gray

Raw Sienna

Raw Umber

Scarlet Red

Titanium White

Ultramarine Blue

Brushes

no. 1 and 3 rounds

no. 2, 4 and 6 filberts

1 Establish the Form and the Dark Values

Over a light sketch, use Payne’s ...

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