By placing lines at various distances from one another, the image gets more structure and gives the illusion of a body. A variation in width gives more dimension to the image and illustrates a sense of realism.
Wild Dog: Absolutely stunning work by illustrator Corinne Reid. Available to us mortals as both a print and a shirt. Reid points out that the image is inspired by the story Wild Dog from the book Strange Tales from a Chinese Studio by Pu Songling.