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How to Draw a Tiger

Learn how to draw a tiger with this easy step by step tutorial. The fun part is adding all those triangles!

how to draw a tiger
Tiger drawing, finished with marker and crayons
Time lapse drawing of Tiger tutorial

This tutorial starts with a symmetrical face, and then adds an easy side view of the body. It will help students draw a nice, strong body form with legs, and leave lots of space for his famous stripes. No need to just turn them into a bunch of thick lines when lots of really thin triangles will look even more realistic.

how to draw a tiger
Preview of the Tiger drawing step by step tutorial
Tiger Coloring Page

MATERIALS

DIRECTIONS

Time needed: 1 hour.

How to Draw a Tiger

  1. Draw the round head and mouth.

  2. Add the nose line, eyes, and ears.

  3. Start the body shape to the side as shown.

  4. Attach one front and one back leg.

  5. Draw the two remaining legs. Erase the gray lines.

  6. Add a nice, thick tail.

  7. Draw LOTS of triangles, and stripes on the tail.

  8. Add a safari looking background.

  9. Trace with a marker and color.

How to Draw a Tiger Face

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