After my monkey adventure yesterday I wanted to stay with the theme of animals. This time I chose a Red-Eared Terrapin. (I think they’re called ‘turtles’ or ‘sliders’ in the US.) They are beautiful animals with green and very light green stripes. At first I tried to paint this little guy exactly as he is but once i started on the shell I got caught up with the lovely patterns.
Here is my reference image from my big animal book: