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caters
08-27-2015, 10:58 PM
Here is my drawing of a tiger. It is the first time I drew one so I didn't know how long the body is in proportion to the head to tail length of 11 ft. I tried to get all the stripes in without it being too crowded so that is why it is a little long. I even have the dewclaw and the thin stripes where the whiskers are.


http://www.writingforums.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=9446&d=1440572628

Some of the stripes might be hard to see but they are there.

TerryCurley
08-28-2015, 06:12 AM
This is a pretty good tiger Caters. You did the stripes very well and the color blending is wonderful. She has some flaws but all my pictures do also. What I often do is paint (or draw) the same subject over and over until I feel that I have gotten it to the quality I want it. Currently I'm working on my fourth try at a geranium plant. Practice pays off big time when it comes to art.

If you choose to do another tiger I think it would be less noticeable to the viewer to have put in less stripes and made the body just a bit more compact.

Are you using a reference photo for this one? I find a photo of the subject invaluable when painting. I don't think I could do it otherwise..

FanKi
08-28-2015, 10:39 AM
Hmm that's cool! Nice tiger.

Well, as you noticed, it's body ended up a bit long, but it's okey ^^

One thing I would like to say is, where are his other 2 legs :( ? Jajajajaja
You may see in the picture, that even if he is only standing there and we have a side view, we can see his other 2 legs.

http://www.newsonair.nic.in/feature-image/save-tigers.jpg

Notice that they are visible, maybe not completely, but they are there, very close to the other leg, and their long end just a bit before.

Give it a try for the next one if you want ^^

Bushcraftonfire
08-29-2015, 09:49 PM
May I ask why the paper is so crumpled? It's important to keep our artwork as neat as possible. Otherwise, the tiger looks pretty good... But as already pointed out you might try to get the other two legs in

caters
08-29-2015, 11:21 PM
Oh the paper is crumpled because my Momma folded it to show how much better it would look if it was shorter.

chanda95
08-31-2015, 11:05 AM
I think you have a good grasp of what a tiger should look like. I do agree with your momma that the body should be shorter and you could add a couple legs however..overall you have done a nice job. Keep at it!

Bushcraftonfire
09-02-2015, 04:30 PM
I think you have a good grasp of what a tiger should look like. I do agree with your momma that the body should be shorter and you could add a couple legs however..overall you have done a nice job. Keep at it!

Add 3 legs.. that would be unique.. LOL! Seriously.. looks pretty good for a first attempt.. pay attention to details and your model

Eddieblz
09-02-2015, 09:01 PM
Very nice color. The internet is full of images you can use as source material to help you understand how things are suppose to look. This is a link to some images of assorted animals.
https://www.google.com/search?q=Animals&espv=2&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAWoVChMI1sf21uHZxwIVBjeICh3pHQFt&biw=1120&bih=567