I promised you a cat bottom, so here it is! This one was taken from the very first post of my cat-of-the-day sketchbook blog: http://catoftheday.wordpress.com/2014/03/23/3/. It’s another mezzotint of course, printed from aluminium.
The print is only 8cm square by the way, but if you want to see it quite close up, just click on the image.
Here is the original sketch (below). Arthur is not really that stripy, but it was a starting point:
And below – a few of the stages of making the plate: