Sketchbook- Trip to Zoo

Our Children's Book Illustration class visited the Oregon Zoo last week. It was a real treat to be outside drawing all day. Here are a few pages from my sketchbook.

Frog.

Frog.

These baby turtles were part of a conservation program. Their shells were marked with bright metallic paint.

These baby turtles were part of a conservation program. Their shells were marked with bright metallic paint.

I'm not even sure what a "caracal" is. But I do know he stood still for my drawing.

I'm not even sure what a "caracal" is. But I do know he stood still for my drawing.

The otters definitely did not stay still. They were a favorite of visitors who passed by. I began to imagine them as twisty noodles so I drew a few of them in that coiled up position.

The otters definitely did not stay still. They were a favorite of visitors who passed by. I began to imagine them as twisty noodles so I drew a few of them in that coiled up position.