Includes a great variety of breeds
Extremely simple step-by-step drawing method
Great for beginners or any artist wanting to brush up their drawing skills
Polly Pinder studied graphics at Leeds Art College. Her first job was with a Yorkshire newspaper, and she subsequently worked as a lecturer in graphic design at Wakefield District College. She has written and illustrated a number of books on a variety of other subjects including cake decoration and growing herbs, papermaking and paper crafts. Her illustrations in Muck and Magic were commended when that book won the 1993 Sir Peter Kent Conservation Book Prize. She has also designed bed linen and wallpapers, and the graphics for a wallpaper book based on newly-discovered eighteenth-century wallpapers.
JeannieZelos.com: Using five easy to follow stage sequences Polly shows us how easy it is to draw cats, beginning from simple outline shapes to fine tuning into an accurate representation of that cat. She covers varieties from cuddly kittens to aloof Siamese showing with the fine detail just how to perfect that catA" look we all recognise. The cats are in any different positions making it easy to paint one as a simple cat portrait or to incorporate it into part of another painting. Using Pollys' simple instructions and looking for shapes and working from there, its easy for even absolute beginners to create realistic and animated cats.