Tiger Painting 1 – Update – Beginning the oil layers

As I am waiting for the Lion to dry I thought it would be nice to make a start on the 1st of my Tiger portraits.

I have painted in a background (it will be added to later) and also began the eyes.

Notice that I have allowed the background to overlay the Tiger quite a bit. The reason for this is that with subsequent layers I will paint the Tiger OVER the background, this will avoid the cut out look you see on many amateur paintings.

Hope you like it 🙂

tiger painting

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About Jason Morgan - wildlife artist - Oils, pastel pencils and more
I am UK based professional wildlife artist with over 15 years experience in online teaching. I have one of the most popular wildlife art communities - https://www.patreon.com/wildlifeart with hundreds of members getting NEW full length painting and drawing videos each month. I also have a popular wildlife teaching site - packed with DVD discs and downloads - http://www.jasonmorgan.co.uk You can find me on Facebook here - https://www.facebook.com/jason.morgan.wildlife.art/ I specialise in pastel pencils and oil paints, but also work in charcoal, graphite and coloured pencils too.

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