Wednesday, 7 September 2011

Black Beauty Cat


This is my latest drawing.
I'd like to get back into drawing cats regularly and thought I'd challenge myself with a close up. It took quite some time to do this portrait but I felt I learned something during the process so it certainly wasn't a waste of time. My favourite part to do was the nose area, the challenge of getting the shine in the fur and little highlights.
Thanks to Robin for once again lending me her cute cat for drawing.

She's done with charcoal. A4 (8x10")

9 comments:

Duvessa said...

This looks like a photograph. Absolutely stunning and amazing skill!

Softly Drawn said...

Soooo realistic! Wow.

nihrida said...

*drops jaw* This is simply amazing. The eye, and the fur... you outdid yourself this time. Well done!!!!

Milla said...

It's amazing!! You are amazing!!! I love this, it looks like a photograph, and it looks like my cat! =)

anwerosa said...

Wonderful drawing!!!

Zindy S. D. Nielsen said...

Thanks so much all ♥
I used a lot of time on this one and was happy to see the positive response I got on it online.

Nail Stories said...

When I first saw this I thought it was a photo. It's brilliant! I've been following your blog recently - you have amazing skills :)

Mischa said...

Omg! I knew that you were and are talented beyond belief but omg. This is amazing!!! I thought I was looking at a photo and when I read that you drew it, I called everyone over to look too! lol It makes me want to reach in and pet him/her. lol My mom said it looks like it could blink any second. lol Congratulations on an extraordinary job sweetie! :o) Thank you so much for sharing it with us!

master Rafa said...

Gorgeous Draw!! Really!

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