No two cats are the same, and no one cat will be the same from one day to the next. That s what makes them such intriguing and challenging subjects to draw. But because they are always around, they also provide us with constant opportunities to perfect the skills required to make memorable portraits of them. In this book we shall start by exploring the cat s generic form, using simple, easy to master shapes and techniques, then progress to learning how to capture their expressions, the way they move, and their interactions with other creatures as well as the outside world. By the end you will have a means of engaging with these inspiring subjects in a unique way, enabling you to create beautiful drawings that will preserve forever memories of the treasured felines in your life.