Here’s the step-by-step for my most recent assignment for vertebrate illustration, a composite drawing of an alligator head with a portion of skull and musculature exposed.  See captions for the blow-by-blow :3

I have to say I am not a big fan of crocodylians, but this piece took me by surprise—I ended up really enjoying it, and I’m really happy with the result.

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