SCALE and SIMPLIFY.
Prints on fabric can be so hard to tackle, unless you know how to simplify the pattern. For leopard print, figure out the scale first. Big spots or little spots? Make it accurate.
Then only apply the pattern to an area of the garment that will highlight the form of the body. If you plaster the pattern all over it, the body will appear FLAT. This takes some practice and also drawing skill - to see the light and shadow on a form. Keep a sketchbook and work with light and shadow as well as line. RELAX when you draw.
Feeling uptight and tense will produce uptight, tense little drawings. You want to GLAMOURIZE.
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