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Happy American Thanksgiving!

Or you could paint the cat on the table. I am thankful for every frightened cat who finally finds a place of comfort in my home. On our American Thanksgiving I am grateful for my ability to see inspiration just about everywhere I look, and something beautiful in everything I see, and to be able […]

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July Featured Artwork and Desktop Calendar: A Warm Bath

You’ve seen other works featuring Sally, but this was one of the first. Just after I’d painted Stanley in “After Dinner Nap” I felt I’d arrived at a style and a level of ability and began painting at a furious pace, both my cats and landscapes. This was the year after I’d lost Kublai, and […]

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Hot off the Worktable: A New Color for “Back to Front” Pendants

“Back to Front in Black With Gold” is one of the things I’m working on for the upcoming cat show as well as for general sale. It’s a black polymer clay medallion with my brush pen illustration “Back to Front” stamped on the front. It’s complete with black jump ring and black flocked cord, hot […]

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February Nature Desktop Calendar: Sparkling Gems

The reference photo for this painting was taken on a bright January day with lots of snow cover, and waited about five years to be painted. The mallards were floating on Chartiers Creek where it flows under Main Street on my walk to the bank and post office. The water is shallow there, and with […]

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Autumn Still Lifes in Oil Pastel

I got to visit a few of my original paintings a few weeks ago when I visited a customer/friend’s home with some framing. These two paintings are “Squashes” and “Green Apples” painted in oil pastel back when I was first experimenting with them almost 20 years ago. It’s always interesting to see earlier works and […]

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July Featured Artwork and Desktop Calendar: Garden Sketch With Mimi

Even though I used this painting as featured artwork and desktop calendar in July 2014, I chose to feature it again this year for a special anniversary. This July is ten years since we lost Lucy, since I saw Mimi in my garden on that very day, nearly in this very spot, very pregnant with […]

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Lazy-Ass Cats, A Coloring Book for Adults Blog Tour

Adult coloring books haven’t lost their popularity so it seems the authors have found the purrfect product for cat lovers who like to relax and be creative, a little or a lot, focused on detail or focused on fun. Lazy-Ass Cats, a Coloring Book for Adults, Snoozing & Boozing Kitties to Color and Relax is […]

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Summer Morning from the Deck, #30in30 Day Two

I am participating in Leslie Saeta’s annual “30 in 30” painting challenge this month. This is my painting for day 2. This painting is one of those sweet familiar ones I’ve been wanting to paint for years: an early summer morning, hazy and bright, seen from my deck or through my kitchen window, geraniums in […]

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