Author and illustrator of the Amelia Fang series Laura Ellen Anderson has given us a fang-tastic step-by-step guide on how to draw Squashy, Amelia’s adorable pet.
From being kidnapped by the nasty Prince Tangine to venturing into the Kingdom of the Light with Amelia and uncovering secrets and mysteries, Squashy has stayed by Amelia’s side – he’s everyone’s favourite pet pumpkin!
In this fun step-by-step guide by Laura Ellen Anderson you can bring your own Squashy to life. So grab some pens and pencils and follow Laura’s steps below.
Step 1: The Outline
Step 2: A Little Bit of Detail
Step 3: Add a Stalk
Step 4: A Squashy Face!
Step 5: Don’t Forget a Pop of Colour
Pa-dooooing! There you have it, your very own Squashy.
We would love to see your squash-tastic drawings. Once you’ve had your very own go at drawing everyone’s favourite pet pumpkin, share them with us on Twitter using #SquashyDrawing and tag @EgmontUK and @Lillustrator.
About Laura Ellen Anderson
When she’s not trying to take over the world or fighting sock-stealing monsters, Laura Ellen Anderson is a professional children’s book author & illustrator, with an increasing addiction to coffee.
She spends every waking hour creating and drawing, and would quite like to live on the moon when humans finally make it possible.
Laura is the illustrator of Witch Wars, My Brother is a Superhero, new editions of Enid Blyton’s Famous Five books, new editions of Terry Pratchett’s Tiffany Aching series, as well as many other children’s books.
Amelia Fang is her first series as author-illustrator.