Sunday, May 1, 2011

Sunday Sketches - cat sketch

Yesterday I had a eureka moment. A while back a lady asked me to do some Cats in hats to match some dogs I did, and tried to do some cats on a Sunday, but alas they did not come out right :( Then yesterday something happened and it came to me what I was doing wrong. It was the approach, the feel, the something. Cats are different from dogs, dogs are happy, friendly, what you see is what you get, but cats.....  Well cat lovers will argue with me but it worked for me. I began to think of cats as royal, elegant, haughty, mysterious, their own master and wha-laa I was able to do at least 4 sketches with them in hats. 
Today I decided to try my cat luck again and did the sketch for IF's Lesson for Sunday Sketches. So pop on by  Sophia's Sunday Sketches and see some fab art.
Cheers
p.s you want to know what the lesson is .... ahh you will have to pop on by later for the colour version .... maybe I will be able to make it with lots of purple and enter it  in Mr. Toast's creative Tuesday :)

20 comments:

apinkdreamer said...

oh! your cat is so cute!!! nice to meet you!

WrightStuff said...

Oh yeah that's right. Cats are so their own masters... we exist to serve!

Kristin Dudish said...

I'm so glad you found your eureka moment - it definitely worked!

xo
Kristin

Tina said...

very cute cat....

Tina

Christine said...

cute cat, love that it was coneived in a eureka moment

art2cee2 said...

I love your cat sketch. You are so right, you will get no argument from me. Every descriptive word you assign to cats are totally on the mark! :-)

Marlene said...

This is adorable and I will pop back to see it in color.
PS - On my doll I am using a 000 or a 0/2 brush for the details I also have a very thin liner brush that I use for some of it.

Sinderella Studio Designs said...

Great job - you are right about your theory - I cannot draw a cat to save my soul...I shall try again with your viewpoint.
cheers, dana

Andrea~CrowNology~ said...

...Oh dear I do hope the bird makes it out alive!
;)
Love this piece.
So true. The nature of cats...
Happy May!
xo

Jennifer Williams "Blueskysunburn" said...

This is too cute! Great sketch.

Tammie said...

I love how you changed your perception of the cat and your visions for drawing them came to life. Wonderful, a lovely piece too.

toadinaboat.com said...

You're so right about the difference between dogs and cats. This piece turned out great!

Missy said...

Awww, lovin your cat, but the poor bird, great drawing!

Heather said...

Absolutely adorable! YES they are haughty and mysterious! I can't wait to see this colored. You've caputred the pose so well here.
and YES I love our birthday connections!!!!! HAPPY BELATED my friend! xoxox

Lenora said...

Worked out great - such personality!

Debbie said...

Oh! I love your cat!

Sophia said...

I love your cat, Jehanne. I'm loving all of your cats. I want to find a sketchbook to go through to help teach me proper techniques. Nice job! Very! :) Happy SS.

Jehanne's doodles said...

Thank you all for your wonderful comments :)

@Marlene - thanks for the info. I will have to search for that size brush, for I want that level of detail lol :).

Pop Art Minis said...

Liking the looks of this one...too fun!

m7 said...

hehehe..super!