Coloring for Happiness: Max Cuddleecat

Join Cindy Wider on a wonderful relaxing journey with colored pencil

Welcome to the world of coloring for the sheer joy of it!

I’ll share my favourite coloring secrets with you in a super fun-filled project as we color little Max Cuddleecat.

You’ll be able to apply everything you learn here to your own coloring projects with spectacular results!

Access to this course (and so much more) is also included in Cindy’s Drawing Club membership.
Click here to discover Cindy’s Club

Follow along with me.
This is going to be fun!

I’ll guide you along this journey step-by-step. You’ll feel like you’re right here in the studio with me.

You’re going to love learning my quick and easy coloring techniques that I’ve spent years figuring out so that you don’t have to. 

Art Instructor Cindy Wider in the Studio

Amazing Coloring Results Fast!

Here’s what you’ll be learning…

One Pencil Tip – Four Ways

No more messy lines in your coloring!

I’ll show you how to use my special pencil tip preparation 4 ways so that you can quickly fill areas neatly and evenly. You’ll be able to layer colors to make them bright, bold and beautiful.

As a bonus you’ll discover that your pencils last much longer with less sharpening.

Finger pointing at a pencil point sharpened to a chisel point

Creating Highlights and Shadows

I reveal how to use a highlight map so you know exactly where to leave the sunny highlights and add shadows.

Say goodbye to flat looking coloring. Say hello to little Max Cuddleecat as he comes to life with shape and rounded form!

Finger pointing at a fur impressing map

Layer Max’s Fur in Three Stages

Max Cuddleecat has such a cute face, and those furry cheeks are just begging to be colored!

Along with your highlight map and special pencil tip I’ll show you how to make gradations in just one color.

A pencil drawing a gradation on a children's picture book character.

Vibrant Color!

Do you want your coloring in to almost pop off the page?

I’ll show you how to create glowing gradations using just three colours.

Pencil burnishing the fur on a children's book character

Plus loads of other tips and techniques sprinkled throughout the course

As we happily color together, I share precious little nuggets of wisdom with you all along the way.

Three coloured pencils being held

Works great with both inexpensive and professional pencils

The techniques I’m sharing will work with readily available cheaper student grade pencils as well as more expensive professional grade pencils.

Important Tip: avoid buying super-cheap no-brand pencils.

No matter which pencils you choose for this course, you’ll be saving time and money just by using my super-duper ‘One Pencil Pip – Four ways’. You’ll dramatically minimise the amount of sharpening needed.

Assorted coloured pencil brands in boxes

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need any experience to enroll?

No experience is necessary. Beginners welcome!

What age is this suitable for?

This is suitable for adults and children (with adult supervision).

How long does the course take to complete?

Most students take 3 to 5 hours in one sitting to complete the course.

What if I get stuck or have a problem?

Ask for assistance in the Facebook group or email me. I’ll be happy to help.

What's included in the course?

  • More than 2 hours of HD video
  • 7 downloadable images
  • Lifetime access
  • Supportive Facebook community

What art supplies do I need?

  • Colored Pencils
  • Sharpener
  • Paper
  • Fine grit sandpaper
  • Access to a computer printer (to print the coloring image)

All supplies are explained in a video at the beginning of the course.


Access to this course (and so much more) is also included in Cindy’s Drawing Club membership.
Click here to discover Cindy’s Club

Still have questions?

If so, we’re more than happy to help you