Drawing Hiccup and Toothless from How to Train Your Dragon

Published on: 05 December 2016 Author: Cressida Cowell

The incomparable author and illustrator Cressida Cowell, creator of the How to Train Your Dragon and The Wizards of Once universes, became our fourteenth Writer in Residence back in 2016. In this blog Cressida showed us how to draw Toothless and Hiccup.

Cressida Cowell

Take drawing tips from the brilliant Cressida Cowell and you too will be drawing dragons in no time.

'When I'm drawing I try to think about what the character is feeling... and if I feel that emotion it will come across in the drawing.'

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Every six months, BookTrust appoints a new Writer in Residence to write blogs, run competitions and give us their own unique perspective on the world of children's books. Our current Writer in Residence is Rashmi Sirdeshpande.

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