How to draw cartoon tigers
Drawing cartoon tigers: some fun facts before starting sketching!
- They can eat up to 80 pounds of meat in one day!
- In the dark, tigers can see seven times better than we do.
- Tigers are good swimmers and like water a lot.
If you're already familiar with the anatomy of a cat, then learning how to draw tigers should not be a problem for you! Beside the obvious orange fur and black stripes (3), tigers have strong legs (2) and a long tail with... black stripes!
Since this animal is a very good hunters, don't forget to give it an aggressive attitude by drawing the head a little lower then the shoulders (1).
Looking at the shape of our tiger, we can see that this carnivore has very powerful back legs. The front legs are not as strong as the back ones but they are without a doubt more agile.
The shape of the body is rather irregular. The head is represented by an almost perfect circle. The tail is not very thick nor very long.
How about drawing some cute tigers? Let's start by sketching the head and the body of this feared predator. Then, draw four semicircles for the paws and two circles for the knees.
Sketch the outline of your tiger and erase the primitive shapes. Add the eyes, the ears and other details like the black stripes. Using colors will definitely help to make your tiger look like one!
Now that you know how to draw a tiger, look at all the examples below. You see something special? All tigers are easily recognizable mainly because of the black stripes.
Imagine the third (3) one without stripes and you could think it's a bear or some big cat! Hope you enjoy this lesson and have fun!
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