On the last tutorial we worked on how to draw tiger stripes. This time we will learn how to draw leopard spots.. Drawing spots is basically the same idea using similar techniques. For this tutorial we’ll be working on leopard spots.
One of the most popular questions i’m asked about drawing animals is “how do you draw tiger stripes?”.
My goal with this website is to help you improve your pencil drawings. Im always looking for ways to add better content and write the tutorials with as much detail as possible. The better you understand the techniques the easier it will be for you implement them. This tutorial will be the first of many video tutorials. The quality of the video is not the best so im planning on adding HD tutorials which will greatly improve the way i can teach. The more detail you are able to see in these videos the more you will understand. If you would like to help please chip in by going to the link at the end of this video tutorial. I’d really appreciate it and will will help improve the quality of this website.
we can all probably draw the human eye, we draw the oval shape with the iris and pupil. I consider that to be a basic sketch of the eye. Before you draw a realistic eye you must first study what it really is. I will post a closeup picture of an eye so you can see what it looks up close. We all have them, but I’m sure that most of us haven’t really paid attention to what it really looks like up close. Continue reading
I’ve been asked often where i buy the blank cards to make my ACEOs and i always tell them that i make them myself. There are benefits to making your own rather than buying them already made. The most important is the cost, its much cheaper to make your own than to buy them made. Continue reading
The eyes are the most important part of any pencil drawing. I believe its the part that you must dedicate the most time to. Without the eyes there is no life in the drawing. The secret to making realistic eyes are the subtle details that most us don’t see. These details even though small, when they come together can make a big difference in your final drawing. I’ll keep on repeating this, with all your drawings, study and understand what you’ll be drawing before you actually pick up the pencil. Continue reading
Let me start off by welcoming you back and by telling you to have fun with this tutorial and if you have any question please contact me. Lets begin, this tutorial will be a combination of different techniques that hopefully will help you improve in working with different textures such as hair. Why do i say textures? Continue reading
Lately I’ve been working mostly on these miniature drawings. I’ve been recording them also to give you an idea of how i work. These videos have been sped up because they take me a couple of hours to complete. Now, as I’ve mentioned before, these tiny pieces of artwork are not only fun to draw but are a great way to improve on your drawing techniques. Continue reading
Here is a new miniature speed pencil drawing. I wanted to make this one different from my other ones. I combined two drawings in one to make a single image. The sunset and the single wolf. It gives the final image a different look and feeling. This one measures 2.5″x3.5″ and is done with pencil of course. If you don’t know what an ACEO is here is a brief definition. ACEO stands for “Art Cards, Editions and Originals”. These cards have one main rule – they are 3.5 inches by 2.5 inches – the size of a trading card. Continue reading
As you already know im always in search in ways to improve my artwork, either by using new techniques or new tools. My mind is always working as to how i can create realism using different techniques. That is how i came up with using the needle to help in drawing hair. Before taking up the pencil medium as my tool of choice i used to paint. Continue reading