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The Sleeping Tiger
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© 2009 - 2019 willustration
tiger woods :)
( a tiger shaping woods )

just for fun.....how many tigers are in this scene? can u locate them?

pencils, 2B, 5B, 8B

first of all, i'd like to thank everybody who love, adore and support this artwork. i'm very happy that 'the sleeping tiger' has been viewed and faved so many times, and been given so many constructive comments. i really appreciate it, thank you very much. quite frankly i'm very proud of this because this is one of my masterpiece, which i spent a lot of thinking and hardwork in creating it.

but unfortunately, i found that my artwork has been stolen, and been used without my permittion several times, even printed on some products for commercial purpose. it really breaks my heart. but i try to look at the bright site, means that my artwork is really supercool that make people wanna steal it.
so, i'm adding watermark on this artwork from now on. i'm sorry for this inconvenience, but i believe you will understand my reason to do it. thank you very much.

however, art theft sucks! to all the art theft out there, you should be ashamed of yourself. you can steal our creations, but you can't steal away our creativity.
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Mario-19's avatar
Mario-19|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow! Great idea!
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LilWang275x1's avatar
First off, this is amazing! Secondly, someone named
bienfaire is posting this on PENUP (Samsung drawing/coloring app) as his/her own. 
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steveg8's avatar
Hi there would I be able to let my tattoo artist use this as part of my design for a leg tattoo? Just wanting permission to use. 
many thanks Stephen Goulding 
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ARTificialphanTOM|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yep, this is definitely cool. Great work.
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Nealecoh|Professional Traditional Artist
You got a tiger in the tree :happybounce: :happybounce: :happybounce: 
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CrystalWolf953|Student Digital Artist
Hey! I just wanted you to say that I LOVE your work! I found this on pintrest a year ago while I was studying Gestalt's Figure-Ground images and it inspires me so much to try and come up with my own work!

If you ever have any time, I'd love to talk about your process for coming up with this piece and how you were able to come up with it's design!

Keep up the amazing work!

P.S I've only ever found 3 tigers
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LauraHolArt| Traditional Artist
This is amazing! So glad I stumbled across it :D
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cross88|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very nice~!
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1randomcrazyperson's avatar
I see 3 tigers.... Are there more?
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nihilinherit|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is really good! 
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LHeartz7's avatar
This is really great. The best illusion I˙ve seen.
I was thinking for some time about making a tattoo and I didnt know which one to make, so I was searching on Pinterest and other sites and accidentally saw this. And when I saw it,I said this is the tattoo I need and want. I see that there are thefts of this and I didnt want to also be the one of those who stole it without asking so my point here is if you could allow me to use your artwork as my tattoo I˙d  be very grateful.
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i'm glad you like it. and yes you have my permission to use it as your tattoo design. i'm sorry for taking a long time to reply because i have been away from this site for a very long time.
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IneffableRhopalocera's avatar
This really caught my attention, I really love the interesting concept and the different ways you portrayed the tiger!
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Amigo-Rosenstein's avatar
EXCELLENT, bin begeistert.
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FJ1989|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Lúgubre e intangible.
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Rhawnny's avatar
that is cool
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LeonPaws516|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
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I love that
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KC-Macmillan|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
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DarkRBX|Student Artist
I love how you made a tiger face in the tree.
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Chocaboo|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yeah, this guy over here has traced this and made it seem like he did it. www.instagram.com/p/BJHxaBSjGD…
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batshitcrazy50's avatar
Very nice indeed !:happybounce: :happybounce: :happybounce: 
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