In this drawing lesson, we will show you how to draw a tiger face. This lesson will be useful if you want to learn how to draw the face of a tiger as well as the whole body of this animal.
The process of drawing the head of a tiger is very similar to the process of drawing the head of a wolf, a cat any other animal, and even a person. If you already know how to sketch the heads of other animals, then this lesson on how to draw a tiger face will seem very simple to you.
First, sketch a big circle. This will be the base for the tiger’s head. Then draw two intersecting lines which will later help you create the details of the tiger’s face.
Using the horizontal line outlined earlier, draw the eyes of the tiger. First, outline the upper eyelids, then the lower eyelids, and finally the small round pupils.
Just below depict the nose of the tiger. When drawing this part of the tiger’s face, try to maintain the proportionality of the drawing by depicting the left and right parts of the nose alternately.
Now draw the mouth of the tiger. First of all, draw the upper lip using two curved dashed lines. Then draw the chin using a similar line.
With the help of light and long lines draw the whiskers of the tiger. To make them more realistic, try to draw them from the base to the tips.
Give the tiger’s face a more realistic look. To do this, using a lot of short lines, try to depict the texture of the hair on the cheeks.
Using smooth lines depict the ears of the tiger. Recall that the drawing must be proportional, and to check this, you can look at it in the mirror.
Take an eraser and carefully erase all unnecessary auxiliary lines. Darken the necessary lines, such as lines that are closer to, to give the tiger face drawing a more three-dimensional look.
Using many short lines create the pattern on the face of the tiger. Note that the stripes on the tiger’s face are of varying thickness and length.
Give the drawing of the tiger’s face a more three-dimensional look by adding shadows. To learn about this in detail, visit our lesson on light and shadow.
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