Helen and Valerie, I made changes based on your suggestions. Let me know what you think. I keep noticing little things here and there, and I keep having to remind myself that this is a study.
In order to get an idea of what I want to do in my actual painting, I decided to do a cat study. I was going to try stroking in fir with colored pencils, but I decided I was just too lazy to do that, so I did this instead. This is on Arches 140lb 9" x 12" cold press watercolor paper. It wasn't...