Drawing a Butterfly with Color Pencils
1: Draw the body and two wings on one side.
2: Establish the skeletal structure of the wings.
3: Outline the pattern of colors on the wings.
4: Mirror the image of the wings.
5: Start to establish the tonal structure of the drawing.
6: Finish the tonal study of the image before applying color.
7: Build up the color in layers: yellow.
8: Develop the color in layers: orange and red.
9: Add more layers of color: turquoise, blue and green.
10: The final layers of color: brown and black.