My Beautiful Kitty

What artist doesn’t paint their pets? Something (or someone as some may see it) that is loved so much deserves their own portraits. After having watched a tutorial on painting fur in watercolour, I thought I would try my hand at it with a quick sketch.

First layer of paint goes down of my Birman…

What artist doesn’t paint their pets? Something (or someone as some may see it) that is loved so much deserves their own portraits. After having watched a tutorial on painting fur in watercolour, I thought I would try my hand at it with a quick sketch.

First layer of paint goes down of my Birman cat with Daniel Smith tube paint color Buff Titanium.

Cat Practice Painting Step One
Cat Practice Painting Step One

After the initial layer was dry I painted fur strokes with Buff Titanium and Goethite mix.

Cat Practice Painting Step Two
Cat Practice Painting Step Two

I layered Raw Umber on the darker areas of face.

Cat Practice Painting Step Three
Cat Practice Painting Step Three

And finally I placed the darkest layer of paint on the face and painted the gorgeous blue eyes.

Cat Practice Painting Step Four
Cat Practice Painting Step Four

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