Earning Your Stripes: Cat Face Painting Master Class | Laura Pennock | Skillshare

Earning Your Stripes: Cat Face Painting Master Class

Laura Pennock, Face Artist & Instructor: FAI

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13 Lessons (57m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:22
    • 2. The Project

      1:35
    • 3. The Cat Face and the Human Face

      2:23
    • 4. Textures: Spots and Stripes

      7:07
    • 5. Cat Features: The Ears

      4:50
    • 6. Cat Features: The Eyes

      4:40
    • 7. Cat Features: The Muzzle

      8:10
    • 8. Placement: Cats in the Zone

      3:01
    • 9. Adding Personality

      2:57
    • 10. Demo 1: Fantasy Cat

      9:55
    • 11. Demo 2: Cheetah

      4:45
    • 12. Demo 3: Cougar

      5:39
    • 13. Conclusion

      0:32

About This Class

Cats look stunning on the human face, and offer enough textures, styles, and placements to inspire an endless variety of splendid designs.  This class with professional face painter Laura Pennock is a deep dive into the rich world of cat face painting, covering everything from cheek kitties to leopard masks to the iconic full-face tiger.

What You'll Learn

The Cat Face and the Human Face. You’ll see why cat faces integrate so naturally with the human face, and learn how to base out a basic full-face cat.

Textures: Stripes and Spots.  You’ll see nine different approaches to cat textures and find out how they apply to various cat species.

Cat Features

1. The Ears.  You’ll see six different approaches to cat ears and how to place them on a full-face design.

2. The Eyes.  You’ll see six different approaches to cat eye linework and how they influence the mood and style of the overall design.

3. The Muzzle.  You’ll see six different approaches to cat muzzles, including nose, mouth, and whisker elements.

Placement: Cats in the Zone. You’ll explore examples of ten different placements for cat designs.

Adding Personality.  You’ll learn how to incorporate accessories, symbols, and elements from other designs to create hybridized, individualized designs that connect with customers.

Three Start-to-Finish Demos

Demo #1: Fantasy Cat.  A full tutorial on an elegant and whimsical fantasy design.

Demo #2: Cheetah. A full tutorial on a cute, quick cheetah perfect for young children.

Demo #3: Cougar. A full tutorial on a fierce, full-face cougar that breaks the mold.