Amanda the Squirrel

Amanda the Squirrel is a character in the upcoming childrens' book 'The Adventures of Eddy the Hedgehog' by Marte van der Linden. She was drawn digitally in four different stages. First is a rough sketch based on reference images of squirrels. Then, a traced image was digitally inked, after which several layers of highlights and shadows give her shape. the final stage includes the overlaying of textures.