Dusty cat watercolour

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It has taken me far too long to finish this painting. I am not entirely satisfied with the result but I suspect that this is the best I can do for now. This is the first cat and the first black and white watercolour that I have attempted, so consider this a technical exercise. I do know the subject, her name is Dusty, and she is a little tubbier than I have depicted ;).

The thing I struggled with the most was the shadow under then cat!

Here is how the painting progressed:

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3 thoughts on “Dusty cat watercolour

  1. I decided to give this painting to my boss because the cat belongs to her and I have no further use for this paint+paper mixture. It’s actually quite scary giving someone a painting…you never know what they’ll think.

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