Sleeping Tabby Cat Pet Portrait

Sleeping Tabby Cat Pet Portrait

My latest commission was in A4 graphite, of an adorable snoozing tabby. I have a massive soft spot for tabbies, we had a huge bruiser of a tabby cat called Paddy who looked so similar, though woe betide you if you woke him up during his nap. I’ve taken a few in-progess shots for this one; I ususally work from sketch which is either directly onto tracing paper or traced onto it, then I transfer this to the final paper (in this case, Bristol...

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Two Very Pretty Furballs

Two Very Pretty Furballs

These two gorgeous Ragdoll cats are Ted (in the ‘catloaf’ position) and Belle (the princess with the pink nose). Being cats I know in person, they were a real pleasure to paint as they have very distinct personalities, and the shapes made by their fur are so much fun to render. Both portraits are A4 size, and were completed in watercolour, watercolour pencil, gouache and some white gel pen. I have to apologise for the poor quality of...

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