It's obviously the Paleolithic New World bison. There's a reason for that.
It's always complicated getting a project started. Children's Book? I don't think it's a comic book.
I know people say it looks like I don't even pencil before I draw, but there's a lot of background research before I get into a book, and I can move forward quickly.
Here's a more completed watercolor with marker detail:
I'll probably do a digital version, too.
There are a bunch of stories with a specific theme, with different animals and people. Don't quite know if I'm going to stick to one style - or fool with several. These days, there's so much artistic freedom, anything can happen.