He is made of Sculpey.
He is not yet painted.
I hope I can make him look this adorable every time I draw him.
And he is about to go on a great adventure!
I saw that this is something that a lot of illustrators do including James Gurney, author and illustrator of Dinotopia (and a personal hero of mine). It helps to create believable characters over and over again. I can light and photograph this little guy from any angle for reference! Here's hoping it helps...