Category Archives: black cats

25% Off Select Original Feline Artwork

Six original feline artwork paintings and five block prints are discounted 25% with discount code ORIGINALART25 through February 28, 2023. Why spend extra money on an original when a print looks nice enough? Looking at the original artwork that was done by hand is very different from looking at a print. I’m careful with preparing […]

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Featured Artwork and February Desktop Calendar: Purple Cats, Red Blanket – The Creative Cat

    Register for an account on Portraits of Animals and get a free matted print of “Purple Cats, Red Blanket” or choose from several other sketches, paintings or photos of cats and other subjects. Read more on The Creative Cat: Featured Artwork and February Desktop Calendar: Purple Cats, Red Blanket

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Two Cat Paintings Accepted into an Exhibit

  No time limit on when the art was done was listed, and the art did not have to be for sale, so I decided to enter my two most recent cat-in-winter-sun paintings, “Chocolate Bath” from 2017 and “Winter Afternoon Nap” from 2018. And both were accepted! Read more about this exhibit on The Creative […]

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Commissioned Portrait: Fanny

Here’s a portrait I finished at the beginning of December. Fanny’s person received a portrait gift certificate for Mothers Day so she could get a portrait of her sweet Fanny, a little Bombay kitty. I had several photos of Fanny to work with and some very active and cute poses, like sitting up on her […]

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Compositions in Black and Green Greeting Cards

It’s winter sunlight and he’s doing this again. This very photo from 2011 was the inspiration for this set of greeting cards, Compositions in Black and Green, and gave me a focus for the whole series of images which I also published as a calendar in 2013 and 2014. Who knew a bathroom renovation could […]

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January Feline Desktop Calendar: Waiting Around the Corner

I’ve been waiting to use this sketch as the featured artwork for a winter month, and since I sketched Giuseppe in action on January 4 (2016) it’s fitting that he’s here to bring in the Mew Year. Read more and download your desktop calendar from The Creative Cat: Featured Artwork and January Desktop Calendar: Waiting […]

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Featured Artwork: Mischief, a New Holiday Painting

Guess who’s getting into some mischief? It’s the little tag team, Mariposa and Hamlet! It always starts when one of them tags the other, and the chase begins, but I don’t think Hamlet looks like he wants to play right now. I vowed to paint this idea for the holidays this year, and, well, it’s […]

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Sunbath, a Study of Sunlight Because of the Cat

A study of winter sunlight, because there’s a cat in it, one of my very first watercolor paintings. It’s a very simple scene: a black cat having a bath in front of a white painted kitchen cabinet with chrome handles, and a yellow and orange patterned carpet, but the play of light has fun with […]

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Featured Feline Artwork and November Desktop Calendar: Autumn Afternoon Bed

I think this little sketch is one of the undiscovered gems of my collection of Daily Sketches and generally my cat art. Read more on The Creative Cat: Featured Artwork and November Desktop Calendar: Autumn Afternoon Bed

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Autumn-themed Garden Flags

Is it autumn already? Yes, and time for a new season of garden flags! After finally deciding on cotton canvas duck for the garden flags we have it down to go into production with colorful autumn designs for felines and nature, and one specifically for Meow-lo-ween. About the flags All my flags are 11″ x […]

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