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Sunlit Fur
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Published: June 6, 2006
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This is actually a joint effort -- my Other Half took the reference photograph a few days ago. He'd noticed the way the sunlight was catching on our cat's fur, and thought it would make a cool drawing.

When I saw the photo, I had to draw it. I just loved the way the sunlight made her black fur look white, and how she still looked like herself, even though her face was entirely in shadow.

Charcoal on paper.
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Athena-Satov's avatar
Very good drawing. Excellent shading! Love it! :D
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crysothemis's avatar
Thank you! Glad you liked it. I've had this one on the wall in my dining room for over a year now, and I can still stand to look at it, so I count that a win. ;)
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Athena-Satov's avatar
:D You're welcome. That's a wise measure of a good picture. :D
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horsebackrider15's avatar
'Tis beautiful!! :)
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Nano-Gater's avatar
ZOMG! It's a kitty! :D I loves it! :dance:
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crysothemis's avatar
:) Thanks! Glad ya liked it.
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Fabi-the-Hedgehog's avatar
Eeeee~ KITTY <3

Brilliant :D
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Before-I-Sleep|Hobbyist General Artist
Ah, so cute, very well done!
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crysothemis's avatar
Thank you! I'm a mushball over cats, and this one is a true sweetheart, so I'm glad I got a chance to do her portrait.
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rleeny|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very dynamic lighting, I like it!
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crysothemis's avatar
Thank you! I really enjoy extreme light -- it's fun to draw.
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severusslave's avatar
Very cool and detailed drawing, hon. I adore the ears! :dance: :clap: :highfive:
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crysothemis's avatar
Aww, thank you! I'm still getting used to the charcoal, but it was great for drawing a black cat. :nod: I really loved the light on the ears in the reference photo, so I'm very happy you liked them. :smooch:
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Fring's avatar
Awesome! What a cute drawing!
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crysothemis's avatar
Thank you! I'm a sucker for cats. :D
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