The Witch's Familiar
6" by 6"
Oil with a palette knife on cradled board
I thought it would be a challenge to paint an all black cat and boy, it was. The subtle variations in his fur made it so tricky-is it more blue black? or green black? or what? How do I define the shadows and still give his fur dimension and his face some shape? And black cats have black noses too-did you know that?
I don't believe black cats are bad luck. Sure hope you don't either!