Striped cats are great subjects for pencil drawings because their patterned fur is so interesting and graphic that it makes quite an impact, even in black and white. And the flexibility of pencil allows you to draw both the fine hairs on your household tabby and the bold markings of a Bengal tiger. Just don’t make the mistake of concentrating so much on the pattern of the fur that you lose sight of the animal’s form. Study the diagram below and keep it in mind when drawing your feline portraits.


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