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