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Draw and Paint 50 Animals by Jeanne Filler Scott

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Project 31: Red Squirrel

Red squirrels are another common tree squirrel found in North America. They are sometimes referred to as pine squirrels or chicarees. The red squirrel has a red tail bordered with black, a white underbelly and tufted ears.

Reference Photo

Materials

Paints

Acra Red

Burnt Sienna

Burnt Umber

Cadmium Orange

Raw Sienna

Titanium White

Ultramarine Blue

Yellow Ochre

Brushes

no. 0, 1 and 3 rounds

1 Establish the Lights, Darks and Basic Form

Lightly sketch the squirrel in pencil. Use a kneaded eraser to lighten the pencil lines. ...

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