Lesson Learned: When drawing baby animals, be aware of proportions. Make sure you have accurate reference of the baby animal or your illustration may end up looking more like a miniature animal than a baby animal. Just like human babies, baby animals have a very different head-to-body size ratio. To keep your baby animal characters looking young, make the head bigger, eyes and ears larger and torso shorter than those of a grown animal. For sheep and other hoofed animals, make the legs skinnier and the coat shorter and softer looking than that of its adult counterpart. Add sweetness to your character by emphasizing eyelashes and hinting at a smile in the character's expression.