Tuesday, 25 January 2011

How to paint a cat - step 2

Cats are well known for their elegance. The body of your cat is going to be the part that will be most instrumental in conveying this grace. Try to hold your brush or biro between your forefinger and little finger and define the shape of the torso with one seamless stroke (no pun intended) like so.

Even when painting the pope the great painter Velasquez refused to lower himself to flattery so if your cat is fat or just lacks this inherent feline poise we're talking about, do not feel obliged to follow this advice.

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