How to draw a black Cat for Halloween or anytime of the year. I preferred to go my own way with drawing this cat and that meant not having the added pressure of trying to draw it as a realistic sketch.
Hopefully you can gain some useful insight into drawing a black Cat.
The first gallery here is about sketching the black Cat from scratch and working out it’s pose. Separating this process from the inking stages was vital to divide it from the drafting steps.
Draw a circle for the head and a curved line for the back of the cat
Lines for the front legs and basic ears drawn in
raw in the back legs that end up looking more fuller than the front legs
Draw the eye shapes and the facial structure of the Cats head
Whiskers and triangle nose on the Cats head
Start defining the outline with the tail
Remembering the sketch in the front legs is always a good idea
The eyes and a more darkened head is the way to go
Defining the Black Cats legs now
Front legs darkened now
Drawing the whiskers and give your cat a chin
Now the inking of the Black Cat I wanted more of an inked sketchy feel to the Cat illustration and so I chose a couple of Uni-pin fine liner ink pens to ink the whole Cat drawing. Here are the steps if you want to follow along and draw something like this yourself.
The most important thing when inking is the outline, starting with the head
Follow along the Cats body with the front legs and back ink it
Finish inking the back legs and tail of the black cat
Start by heavily inking with rough scribbles on the tail
Carry on scribbling in the ink on the legs of the cat
Continue adding the ink lines all scribbled together to create a dark black mass of fur on the Cats body
The body is all inked, just the head and the leg to go
The Cat has been inking fully now
White highlight pen for the whiskers and added shaping on the nose
The concept of drawing a lizard dog happened to just enter my mind one day, so I thought about sketching some possibilities and then went on with the sketching process a few times and ended up right where I started. Fun sketching times was had by all. Lets take a look.
How to draw a Lizard Dog step by step the first attempt. You can study these steps and see the details of what changes in each individual step of the sketching process by clicking on the first image and clicking through the slideshow.
Draw a rough potato shape for the body of the Dog Lizard
Sketch in a rough head shape with teeth
Loosely mark in the front legs that appear towards us and the tail shape and eye on the head
Sketch some ears and define the back bone
Rib cage definition and legs get defined and developed now
Defined spine and light pencil shading on the legs help create form to the creature
Final details that will be guide lines for the inking stage
Now on to the inking of this Dog Lizard drawing, so it’s a case of trying to make sense of your initial pencil lines and create something good from your pencil sketch drawing. I used a uni-pin fine liner ink pen both 0.1 size for the thinner ink lines and size 0.5 for the majority of the ink lines.
Start by inking the head first as this is the main part of the creature design
Inking the rest of the head clears any rough pencil marks up
Inking the front legs now and try to clear up the claws on the feet, make them more detailed if possible
Inking the spine and and rib cage and other extra details to the Lizard Dog
I suppose the combination of two types of animal Reptile and Canine help to create a unique looking fantasy creature, so it’s always worth a try to draw something like this.
I wanted to do a simple yet effective quick skull painting with watercolors. the only brief I gave myself was to try and do this in a couple of minutes and add some sloppy drips here and there to make it look cohesive as a design.
Here are the steps I took to paint this little watercolor skull experiment. Enjoy!
Draw a quick skull shape, no details
Black watercolor paint for the eyes
Continue with the black watercolor paint on the mouth and loosely brush some teeth
Carry on defining the skull image
Paint the outline of the skull
A few details with the black and then splatter some red paint over your painting
Few minor details
Splatter more red paint over the skull
Darken the skull with more black which is thinned down with water
Defining and darkening the details more
Black drips from the eyes
Bit of yellow at the centre of the skull helps set this quick watercolor experimental painting off
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