Sam Kalda
Of Cats and Men: History's Great Cat-loving Artists, Writers, Thinkers and Statesmen.

Commissioned | Professional

Why did you make this work:
I wrote and illustrated a book profiling notable cat-loving men throughout history. The book is 112 pages and features 30 portraits, as well as hand lettered quotes and ink spot illustrations. Originally published in April with Ten Speed Press, the book has since been published in the UK with Quadrille, along with German and Korean editions.

How was the illustration used:
Published book

How did you make this work:
I created the portrait illustrations by painting digitally and adding in hand drawn/rendered textures. The spot illustrations and lettering were created with brush and ink. I wrote and researched the book over the course of a year.

Commissioner Company :
Ten Speed Press

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