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OLD: How to Draw Big Cats Part 1 by TamberElla OLD: How to Draw Big Cats Part 1 by TamberElla
2014 update: This is quiiiiite old and while I wouldn't recommend trying to learn too much from it, it's kinda cool to look at and does point out some subtle differences between the species. Please; go study from photos! This is a very rough, wonky, specific guide!

Keep in mind that this cannot teach you to draw bigs cats! The purpose of this is simply to show the subtle differences between each species. To learn to draw big cats, you need look at plenty of references, go to zoos, study muscle and bone structure, and practice a lot!
nonetheless, i hope you find this helpful! :aww:
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Suggester's words: How to Draw Big Cats Part 1 by *TamberElla has helped solve a ton of my struggles involving big cat drawing! The steps are easy to follow and beautifully drawn, and I think this is a fantastic tutorial. ( Suggested by Rosella-of-Daventry and Featured by FantasyStock )
Cirma2626 Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2014
this is really helpfull
JoannaMoontear Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2014
very helpful^^
TheProtobabe Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Old it may be, but it's certainly still very useful ^^
SplashinginHappyness Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is a nice tutorial! Thanks for posting :3
EbonySemira Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
i really like this, but i have to point out that lions' noses arent always brown or black. the color of their nose determines their age so the darker it is the older they are which means cubs and young lions have pinkish or light tannish noses..... im sorry im a smart@$$ DX but i couldnt help but say something.... Again I think this tutorial is awesome....
Darklordd Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2013
Nicely done, and very informative.
Hadamium Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2013  Hobbyist
Thank you very much for this tutorial! It was very helpful! :)
Time-013 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2013
This is very helpful and nicely descriptive. c:
XxzenithxX Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
How gorgeous :3 I`m definitely adding this to my reference folder. Side note: lion noses change color, darkening as they age. owo
KittenButler Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
WOW!!! What program do you use?
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