How to Draw Majestic Animals: Cats
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How to Draw Majestic Animals: Cats

Learn to Draw Cats in very simple Steps. Follow along the tips and tricks to make fun and engaging Animals.
4.4 (4 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,361 students enrolled
Last updated 2/2017
English
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 9 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion

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What Will I Learn?
  • Draw any Cat through simple steps in the position you desire.
  • Understand better the basics of Drawing.
  • Learn to use basic Shapes to recreate real world objects and Animals.
  • Learn many different techniques to use art for fun and enjoyment
  • Right now, the Course includes Bombay Cats, Persian and the Sphynx Cats
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Requirements
  • You'll only need a Pencil, Pen and Paper or Computer with a Drawing Software of your choice.
  • No special drawing skills, just the will to learn.
Description

Over 1000 students have joined the Course and learned to create amazing Cats!

Learn to draw Majestic Creatures with us.

- Teachers with Years of experience on Drawing and Digital Painting;
- Professional Artists;
- Fundamentals of Drawing explained in a simple manner;


This Class is suited for any level of Drawing, either if you want to up your Character and Creature Design skills or to learn some of the basics.

We'll be covering a lot of the principles of Drawing, from Sketching, to Inking to Coloring.


For the Class you'll need either a Pencil + Piece of Paper or a Drawing Tablet + Drawing Software of your choice!

I'll be using Manga Studio with my drawing tablet but you're free to use whatever you feel more used to, since the important thing to do here is just practice.


At the end of this class you'll be able to create ANY Cat you want in whatever pose you want, we'll be covering a few breeds and 3 Main poses for each. 

Can't wait to see you in Class!

Patricia Caldeira

Who is the target audience?
  • You Love Cats.
  • You'd like to learn how to make any kind of Cat in a position of your Choice.
  • Want to brush up your Drawing skills from the ground up step by step.
  • Looking to Improve your Drawing Skills, through exercises and basic Animal Drawing
  • Or you're a total drawing beginner, and what to start with a fun subject, Cats!
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Curriculum For This Course
11 Lectures
01:11:40
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Hello! and Course Overview
1 Lecture 01:26

Hey everyone! My name is Patricia Caldeira and here I'll tell you a little bit about myself and what this Course "How to Draw Majestic Animals: Cats" is all about.

Let's get started!

Preview 01:26
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The Slick Sphynx Cat
3 Lectures 22:43

In this Lecture we'll learn how to create a Slick Sphynx Cat Standing in three different Positions: 

- Side
- Front
- Back

We'll be covering everything starting from simple Basic Shapes and Build up from there, drawing reference Lines, Sketching and then Cleaning everything up in the end.

Preview 07:30

In this Lecture we'll be going through how to Draw a Sphynx Cat Sitting in three Different Positions:

- Side
- Front
- Back

We'll start with Basic Shapes so anyone can follow along and create their own Sphynx Cat through Drawing, Sketching and Cleaning up the Lines.

Sphynx Cat Sitting
07:16

Here we'll learn how to create the same Sphynx Cat as before, but in a Sleeping Pose.

We'll be covering Three main Positions:

- Side
- Front
- Back

We'll be going through Basic Shapes, so you can follow along on your own and take your time. Follow me while I sketch, Draw and Clean up the Lines for this Drawing.

Sphynx Cat Sleeping
07:57
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The Pompous Persian Cat
3 Lectures 25:00

In this Lecture we'll be going through the Pompous Persian Cat in a Standing Pose. 

We'll be covering three Main Positions:

- Side
- Front
- Back

We'll start with drawing references with shapes like Circles and Rounded Rectangulars and go on from there.

Preview 09:52

In this Lecture we'll be going through How to Draw Cats in a Sitting Position, in this example, a Pompous Persian Cat.

We'll cover three Main Positions:

- Side
- Front
- Back

We'll start with some basic shapes as References and then Sketch and Clean up the Lines.

Persian Cat Sitting
07:26

In this Lecture we'll be going through How to Draw a Cat in a Sleeping Position, for the Persian Cat.

We'll cover three Main Positions:

- Side
- Front
- Back

This is a more relaxed pose, where the cat is closer to the ground and less "compressed", quite more stretched out. We'll start with some basic shapes and build up from there.

Persian Cat Sleeping
07:42
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The Smooth Bombay Cat
3 Lectures 21:51

In this Lecture we'll be going on How to Draw a Cat in a Standing Position, for the super Smooth Bombay Cat.

We'll cover three main Positions:

- Side
- Front
- Back

The Bombay cat has a smoother hair than the rest of the Cats, something in between the Persian and the Sphynx Cat. We'll start with some simple basic Shapes, go through sketching and move on to the Clean Lines.

Bombay Cat Standing
08:07

Here we'll cover How to Draw a Cat Sitting, in this Lecture it will be the Bombay Cat.

We'll go through three main Positions:

- Side
- Front
- Back

We'll start with Basic Shapes like Ellipses and Boxes, and go on from there, sketching and Cleaning up the Lines.

Bombay Cat Sitting
07:12

In this Class we'll cover How to Draw a Cat Sleeping, in this case, a Bombay Cat.

We'll go through three main Positions:

- Side
- Front
- Back

This is a very relaxed pose, so he'll be mostly streched out across the floor. We'll start with basic Shapes and Sketch everything out, till we Clean the lines up and Color it.

Bombay Cat Sleeping
06:32
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Wrap up and Thanks
1 Lecture 00:40

Well Done! You've reached the end of the Course.

Let me know if you have some feedback, something else you'd like to see?

I hope to see you again soon! Enjoy the video!

Conclusion
00:40
About the Instructor
Patricia Caldeira
4.1 Average rating
19 Reviews
2,913 Students
4 Courses
Digital Illustrator, Graphic Designer at Don Corgi

Hello! I'm Patricia, I have a degree in Graphic Design and Multimedia and have been doing Artistic work most of my Life.

I've been doing a lot of Freelance work and worked at a Graphic Design company on earlier years, but have since taken a leap into Online Course Creation where I can reach a lot more people and engage in the community. 

You can expect all your questions answered in my Courses, we take close attention to feedback and strive to teach everyone skills in Drawing and Graphic Design!

In the recent past I've:

- Co-Founded the Don Corgi Art Group;
- Collaborated with Programmers, Game Designers, Musicians, Youtubers, Twitchers and more!
- Teached over 3.000 people on different platforms (2.400 on Udemy alone as time of writing);

Through the years I've learned a lot! So I'm excited to share what I've learned with everyone through Udemy.

Can't wait to see you in the Courses, see you soon!

Patricia

Miguel Silva
4.1 Average rating
19 Reviews
2,913 Students
4 Courses
Graphic Designer, Video Editor at Don Corgi

Hey everyone! I'm Miguel, a Graphic Artist that enjoys working with both Still and Moving Images (Animations and Video)

I'm the other Half of the Don Corgi group, where we work with many different Clients doing Illustration, Asset Creationg and Design work.

We've been together creating Courses in the recent past where we teach over 3000 students how to create and improve at Digital Art and Graphic Design! We believe in the sense of community and do our best to respond to every question, even if it's related to outside projects of our students.

Come with us to learn Figure Drawing, Icon Design or even how to draw Cats and Dogs among other topics! 

It's been many years of work and opportunites, and I'm eager to give you with the best possible quality all that I've learned!

Catch you in the Course(s)!

Miguel