Ginger Cat Tutorial


Use a variety of strokes to draw this gorgeous Maine Coon cat. Discover tips for drawing realistic eyes, long and short fur, and whiskers.

20 pages


Artist Peggy Osborne’s Ginger Cat Tutorial shows you how to draw this lovely Maine Coon cat on toned paper.

Ginger Cat Tutorial

Cats are beautiful animals and each one is unique. That’s what makes them so much fun to draw.

This beauty is Jinghee, a young Maine Coon cat loved by my daughter. He is a ginger color and has the attitude to go with it.” –Peggy Osborne

Join Peggy as she shows you step-by-step how she drew this beautiful cat using colored pencils on toned drawing paper. She demonstrates how to use a variety of strokes to create long hair, short hair, and whiskers.

The techniques in this tutorial include layering, blending and burnishing. You’ll also learn how to use Brush & Pencil’s Titanium White with Touch Up texture to create thick fur, fine hair, and whiskers.

The tutorial includes a full supply list, full-color illustrations, and a line drawing so you can get started on your ginger cat today.

Learn How to:

Layer and blend colors without using solvents

Draw thick, lovely fur

Use Brush & Pencil’s Titanium White Mixture

Peggy’s unique method for checking color and value accuracy

And much more

Skill Level

Intermediate and higher.

Are you a beginner? You can successfully complete this tutorial if you have a basic understanding of layering.

The tutorial includes a color list for easy reference. Don’t have those exact supplies? That’s okay! The tutorial also includes color swatches so you can match colors. You can successfully complete this tutorial with any brand of pencils and on most traditional drawing papers.

The Ginger Cat tutorial is available as a digital download only.