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Cats & Kittens in Acrylics (Ready to Paint) Book Review

By Angela Youngman Oct 29, 2012, 21:25 GMT

Cats & Kittens in Acrylics (Ready to Paint)  Book Review

Cats and kittens are an endlessly popular subject for animal lovers and artists alike, and this book provides the ideal starting point for anyone wishing to produce beautiful acrylic paintings of these exquisite creatures. Julie Nash\'s style brings the cats in this book to life, capturing their different personalities: playful black kittens, an elegant Siamese, a ginger tabby, and more. There are five beautiful projects, each accompanied by a full-size ...more

Would you love to be able to paint cats and kittens but find it hard to get their shapes and expressions right? Then this book is the perfect answer.  Reuseable tracings are provided to help novice artists. 

Step by step demonstrations show how to create a selection of different types of cats including a ginger tabby, long haired Persian and elegant Orientals.  Playful kittens raise a smile.

Instructions are clear and very understandable even stating exactly which color shades and paint brushes should be used at each stage to create the best effect.  It makes it much easier for anyone with a bit of patience to create a painting of which they can be proud. 

Julie has done a very good job in turning a subject which can be quite difficult into straightforward, simple language which requires only a modicum of skill to follow.

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