When your background is dry mix up a dark colour. I avoid using black but instead mix up a dark bluey/grey with the three primary's blue, red and yellow. Paint two simple bunnies, just the head and shoulders will do. Leave a small gap between the head and the body to remind you where one starts and the other ends.
Begin to add patches of colour to the bunny working from dark to light. Decide where the nose will be and paint around it with a lighter bluey grey. Paint in the patches where the eyes will be and around the edges of the ears. I've opted for a blue/grey/white bunny so the next stage is to put in the blue leaving the line of the mouth. Now wait for this this layer to dry.
The previous layers of paint are, what I would tell the kids...the paintings underpants.....you shouldn't end up seeing much of it but it is very important! Now we need to dress the bunny in it's light blue fur and add some highlights to the pink on its nose and ears. The Bunny hasn't woken up yet so time to bring him to life.....
Give him some whiskers and....ta da! Hello Mr Bunny!