An Animal Portrait

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DRAFTING AND COMPOSITION

For the portrait of this tiger, seen in 3/4 profile, the main difficulty is drawing the foreshortened right eye. Drawing a shortened version of the curves often turns out to be a delicate task. The eye that is farther away needs to be smaller, and the angle of its curves sharper, compared to the closer eye. Your draft needs to do this correctly so as not to disrupt the perspective and accuracy of the drawing.

It is also essential to think about what will be placed where so that there ...

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