12 Sketches of Cats Calendar

12 Sketches of Cats 2014 Calendar

12 Sketches of Cats Calendar

12 Sketches of Cats Calendar

Before we begin, let me note that this is a 2014 CALENDAR. Why am I trying to sell you a 2014 calendar? Because it was printed so that each image in the calendar is of framing quality. The calendar is outdated, but the 14 pieces of artwork will never go out of date, and if you’d like to have prints of 14 of my daily sketches for gifts, for donations to benefit cats, for craft projects, $25.00 is a great price for a whole series of prints!

I thought I’d sold all but three in 2014, but found a box with a dozen calendars while cleaning my studio and decided I might as well sell them. Most people bought the calendar for the art, and that might still be true. This calendar costs a little more than the typical calendar because of the size and quality, and the value of what’s in it—I generally sell my prints for $10.00 to $25.00 each depending on the size, but in this calendar you get 14 prints for one price.

About the calendar

I’ve always admired oversized “art calendars”, the ones where the art is foremost and the calendar just an incidental means of presenting it. Calendars are printed on quality text or cover stock and are only printed on one side of the page with plenty of clear space around the artwork because the image is intended to be framable with nothing printed on the back.

And so 12 Sketches of Cats is digitally printed in the same archival inks and acid-free natural 100# smooth cover stock I use for the digital art prints I sell. Each page is 11″ x 17″ so there is plenty of space to have the art at or near its native size with room for the name and information about the art with the calendar at the bottom. The calendar is spiral-bound at the top with a hole drilled just beneath the spiral so you display one page at a time.

In addition to keeping art near its native size I’ve also sized most of the artwork so it will easily fit a standard frame size. Some images, such as “Shades of Gray” and “World Cat” are smaller than the originals to fit the page. I chose sketches for popularity and narrowed them down for a variety of style and medium.

This calendar also won a Certificate of Excellence in the 2014 Cat Writers’ Association 2014 Communications Contest in the category “Annual or Long Publication”.

About the art in the calendar

And there are actually 14 sketches if you count the cover and cover page, but because covers see more wear I kept the title at 12.

The art included in the calendar is:

Cover: Mimi’s Sunbath

Title Page: A Tangle of Cats at the Door

January: Winter Light

February: Shades of Gray

March: Catamount Brushmore

April: Two Cats After van Gogh

May: In Afternoon Sun

June: Lazy Saturday Afternoon

July: Stanley with Geraniums

August: Happy Birthday, Andy Warhol

September: Three Warm Cats on a Cool Ground

October: Two in a Basket

November: Vigilant Nap

December: World Cat

I’ll sell them until they are gone!

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