Start by getting to know the lion skull, differences between male and female, and how to apply details such as fur, hair and manes.
Aaron takes you through the musculature, anatomy and skeletal structure related to lion legs and paws.
Compare lion male, lion female and human body analogy; identify spine rigid and flexible parts to draw lions in movement.
Aaron recaps his knowledge about tigers, starting with the head, and shows the small but significant differences with lions.
Analyze tigers locomotion with an animation Aaron prepared for you.
Revise the “line of action” concept and how to find it when you´re drawing tiger poses.
Compare the leopard and lion skull to understand differences and characteristics of the smaller but stronger big cat.
Learn more about leopards and the patterns on thier skin.
Learn about the characteristics that make cheetahs the fastest land animal.
Aaron explains why he considers cheetahs the most unique between the big cats, while comparing their heads.
See the cougar’s pics and skull as you explore the head of the last big cat in this series.
Use the information from previous big cats to learn about the proportions of the cougar body.