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How to Draw a Butterfly with Color Pencils

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