Ginger Cat Tutorial

Ginger Cat Tutorial

Pet Portrait artist Peggy Osborne’s Ginger Cat Tutorial shows you how to draw this lovely Maine Coon cat on toned paper.

Ginger Cat Tutorial

Join Peggy as she shows you step-by-step how she drew this beautiful cat using colored pencils on toned drawing paper.

You’ll see how she uses the color of the paper to save drawing time. She also shows you how to use a variety of strokes to create realistic hair of different lengths and types, as well as eyes and whiskers.

Ginger Cat Tutorial

Cats are beautiful animals and each one is unique. That’s what makes them so much fun to draw.

This beauty is Jinghee, a young Maine Coon cat loved by my daughter. He is a ginger color and has the attitude to go with it.” –Peggy Osborne

The techniques in this tutorial include layering, blending and burnishing. You’ll also learn how to use Brush & Pencil’s Titanium White with Touch Up texture to create thick fur, fine hair, and whiskers.

The tutorial includes a full supply list, full-color illustrations, and a line drawing so you can get started on your ginger cat today.

Learn How to:

Layer and blend colors without using solvents

Draw thick, lovely fur

Use Brush & Pencil’s Titanium White Mixture

Peggy’s unique method for checking color and value accuracy

And much more

Skill Level

Intermediate and higher.

Are you a beginner? You can successfully complete this tutorial if you have a basic understanding of layering.

The tutorial includes a color list for easy reference. Don’t have those exact supplies? That’s okay! The tutorial also includes color swatches so you can match colors. You can successfully complete this tutorial with any brand of pencils and on most traditional drawing papers.

All tutorials are available as digital downloads only.

About Peggy Osborne: Peggy is an accomplished self-taught artist living in Canada specializing in creating beautiful realistic portraits of pets and family members. She’s had an on going love affair with colored pencils, loving their simplicity, for as long as she can remember. She started out using graphite pencil so it was an easy transition to carry on with colored pencils. Love of animals and art go hand in hand. Peggy is in awe of what can be accomplished with colored pencils. See more of Peggy’s work at Pet Portraits by Peggy. You can also meet Peggy in the January issue of CP Magic.