If I will ever decide to dedicate some of my time to Photography, I will definitively try my way as animal photographer. This is a study I did, inspired to a great shot of Mark Dumont.
Check his stuff here https://www.flickr.com/photos/wcdumonts/albums/72157650148908329
More work in progress steps if you read more!
I started with a pencil sketch, then painted all with watercolors, and finally rendered the whites with photoshop and my Intuos pen tablet.