CP Cats: A Complete Guide to Wild & Domestic Cats in Colored Pencil

  • (Paperback available through Amazon here.)

    Any level of artist can benefit from Gemma's new book - even newbies.
    You love cats and you'd love to draw them with the skill, beauty and confidence that Gemma Gylling does. Who can blame you!  But can you really learn to draw them as well as Gemma does?

    YES! Gemma is an inspired teacher and this book is the most thorough book of its kind. CP Cats book is full of detail, detail and more detail; not just showing you...but teaching you how to draw every imaginable kind of fur, eyes, ears, muzzles, paws and whiskers.

    Learn 11 different kinds of strokes to use when drawing cats.
    16 mini-demos & 4 full step-by-steps.
    Over 180 images included.
    Practice and perfect the art of drawing expressive cat eyes.
    Create soft blended backgrounds for your cat portraits with confidence and skill.

    Every step accompanied by large, beautiful drawings and easy-to-follow, comprehensive instruction. CP Cats is a thorough, generous book that's destined to soon become used, worn and well-loved. You'll be creating award-winning portraits of your favorite felines in no time!

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    124 page perfect-bound paperback or PDF book. Glossy cover. 8.5" x 11". Indexed.
    Printed in the USA. Publish Date: February 2015.

  • You can't wait to dive in and start drawing.

    Good for you! Why waste a minute?

    With the Premium option you get CP Cats plus the Quick Start Pack at a 25% savings.

    The Quick Start Pack includes printer-friendly line drawings and reference photos from the book so you can start practicing the demos in a flash. If you're someone who doesn't have the time or patience to get set up, Quick Start is the way to go. No need to scan or copy or enlarge or mess around.

    Print out the line drawing of the demo you want to try first.
    Start drawing!

    NOTE: The Quick Start Pack is available only as a digital download - PDF format. 62 pages. A link to the PDF will be sent to you immediately upon checkout.

    See more about the Quick Start Pack here >
  • You're serious about learning to draw beautiful cat portraits.

    It's an achievable goal of yours and you know the best way to get there is with a little personal attention and expert guidance.

    With the Ultra-Premium you receive:

    Soft-cover book plus
    Instant download version plus
    Quick Start Pack plus
    Our favorite gray transfer paper PLUS

    A detailed written critique from Gemma herself of three of your drawings from the CP Cats book. Gemma's a pro and can instantly and accurately see what you're doing well, what you need a little help with, and what specific things you can do to improve your cat portraits. ($60 value. Not available separately.)

    Learn more about your personal critique >



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jamie y.
United States

A Complete Guide to Wild & Domestic Cats in Colored Pencil by Gemma Gylling

After years of watching Gemma Gylling and her works I am thrilled to own a book by her! I'm still working through the projects in her book and have learned how to take my portraits to another level. If your like me and love painting cat portraits then this book is a must for you!!! Thank you Gemma and to Ann Kullberg too!

Connie D.
United States United States

CP Cats

I haven't read the book yet, bit it looks interesting.

Jeannette K.
United States United States

Great book

Great for anyone who wants to draw cats with colored pencils. This book is very specific and gives exercises for the eyes, ears, nose, mouth, and for. The down load diagrams make it perfect for practice. I would recommend this book for anyone who wants to start drawing cats.

Alison W.
United Kingdom


Great book - stunning photographs. Inspirational.

Susette M.
United States

CP Cats

It's not like any other book I've bought- it has a lot of helpful information & tips. It's an absolutely beautiful book! The only drawback in my opinion is that I wish all the complete line drawings were included. I do really love this book, though!

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