Category Archives: Commercial Artwork

A Book Cover Illustration: Klepto Cat Book Cover No. 39, “A Purrfectly Perilous Plot”

As soon as Patricia described the plot of book 38 in the Klepto Cat Mystery Series I visualized exactly what it would look like. I used reference photos from many of my own cat photos as well as the curtain, stage and audience at a performance at my local public library. Read more on The […]

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Featured Artwork: Klepto Cat Book Cover No. 33, “The Secret Claws” ~ The Creative Cat

Book 33 of the Klepto Cat Mysteries is out, and this is the cover. The story involves a vacation place, a little church in the mountains, and a bunch of keys that end up pointing to bad behavior by several people involved. Of course, Rags runs circles around the humans and figures it all out. […]

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The Lincoln Gallery

For Lincoln’s Birthday: The Lincoln Gallery at Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall, 100 Photos of Abraham Lincoln, from the collection of Stephan Lorant. I was honored to frame and hang these photos, not only once for display, but a second time for the permanent installation. If you are local and have the opportunity, […]

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February 2018 #30PaintingsIn30Days Review

I jumped into this painting challenge when it was halfway through, and even at the best of times a new painting every other day is about as much as I can do. I had planned on participating but found out about the cat show February 10-11 and decided to sign up as a vendor. I […]

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#30paintingsin30days Day 16: Illustration

It’s been a little difficult to keep up with posting daily paintings but I am actually working on some artwork each day, including commissions and gifts, which I can’t post right away, and ongoing portraits, which don’t get done in a day. But as the month goes on I can post some of those commissioned […]

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Tiffany and Rags, #30in30, Day 18

This is a little confusing for me because I’m skipping book number 20 in this series, and this is the cover for book number 21. I’m counting the cover painting I did as part of my “30 Paintings in 30 Days” painting, for day 18, so up we go with these two kitties and their […]

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Something A Little Different, A Book Cover Illustration

Along with my fine art, I’ve also been a commercial artist, graphic designer, illustrator and professional writer for my entire career. I am working on the cover for book number 19 for author Patricia Fry, and I regularly feature these covers on The Creative Cat. The most recent one I’m featuring there is cover number […]

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