Category Archives: feline artwork

New Design: Only Good Luck Black Cats Garden Flag

“Only Good Luck!” is a design I put together on Friday the 13th of September 2019. “Full moon, black cats and Friday the 13th all come together for good luck! I decided to make a little graphic with a photo of Mimi and The Four Housecats of the Apocalypse and one of my Harvest Moon […]

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“Scratch Your Claws Here” Doormats, or Cat Mats

As you see demonstrated above, Mariposa has a good scratch and poses purrfectly for the camera. I had them on display during my open house, and Mariposa tested and found them good as well as the Brothers Three. This is another project I’ve been waiting to see come to fruition—my own black cat silhouette doormats. […]

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Featured Artwork and September Desktop Calendar: Stanley With Apple

I remembered this sketch of Stanley, not only with an apple, the universal symbol for “school”, but the background looks like one of those green chalkboards with chalk dust all over it! It’s time for Back to School! Register for an account on Portraits of Animals and get a free matted print of “Stanley With […]

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Brushy Kitties Tote Bag in Classic Black and White

I love mini cat prints. This is another of my new totes, and I also offer it the pattern in an accessory bag. This pattern is a collage of all the kitties I’ve drawn in this same style with the above-mentioned brush pen, singles, multiples, smooth lines, sketchy lines, just a bunch of busy kitties […]

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August Featured Artwork and Desktop Calendar: “Three Warm Cats on a Cool Ground”

  I featured this artwork in August 2014, but I’ve found myself thinking of it lately and looking it up, so that I could just look at it and enjoy all the things I like about it. I decided I’d feature it again, seven years later. So “Three Warm Cats on a Cool Ground” is […]

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The TNR Story Design and Gift Items, and a Discount

  I love mini cat prints. Typically I create art with cats in a scene or a sketch with no background, but I’ve never intentionally created a patterned mini print as artwork. I created the artwork this design is based on in 2014 for an entirely different purpose, and the story of that is below, […]

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July Feline Featured Artwork and Desktop Calendar: Five Cats and One Box

So what do five cats do with one box? Mewsette is in the box while Giuseppe is checking under the flap of the box, and Jelly Bean is sitting next to the box washing “there”, Mimi is experiencing box envy and planning on how to get into the box, and Mr. Sunshine is looking away, […]

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June Featured Artwork and Desktop Calendar: Paws for Reflection

In 1999 I was honored to create artwork for a limited edition print to be sold as a benefit for The Animal Rescue League of Western Pennsylvania, Inc. “Paws for Reflection” is the feline desktop wallpaper calendar for June. Read more on The Creative Cat: June Featured Artwork and Desktop Calendar: Paws for Reflection

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A New Tote Bag Style and 8 New Designs

A new tote bag style and size, and eight new designs! Five are feline, three are flowers. I’m pleased to finally see this idea become a reality. Designing this tote bag style I’ve had this idea for a few years for a larger tote bag. It’s based on the larger size fabric transfer I use, […]

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The Artist’s Life: Accepted Into an Exhibit, “Bath, Interrupted”

I entered this painting into two back-to-back exhibits through the 2021 Westmoreland Art Nationals, the Westmoreland County Community College Exhibit and the Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival, and it was accepted into both! Mariposa didn’t win any of the regular show awards, but she is still in the running for the People’s Choice Award, determined […]

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