Category Archives: feline artwork

A Rework for My Tote Bags

Just like all the other products I make, I took some time this spring to go over the issues and snags I’d encountered with my tote bags last year, and did my best to resolve those issues and streamline my production. The Tote Bag Rework I had found a lightweight canvas for my tote bags […]

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Commissioned Portrait: Bandit Stole His Daddy’s Heart

SOMETIMES WE DON’T realize until years later that a series of odd circumstances has an intention beyond our control; often this involves the entry of one of our most cherished animal companions into the sphere of our life, and our entry into theirs. Read more about Bandit and how I created his custom commissioned portrait […]

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22 Cats Tote Bag, Accessory Bag and More

With this unique cat pattern you’re sure to find a kitty like yours! And it’s sure to brighten up these late winter days. I have a tote bag and a matching accessory bag, I’ve made masks with this pattern, and also a garden flag, keepsakes and votives and placemats, and have pillows planned and who […]

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Mail a Note with “Kitties Being Kitties” Notecards

Sometimes the simplicity of a single color line or tone on a beautiful paper stock tells the story. These four cards were my very first set of notecards, which I published in 1992. While in this era we are accustomed to a world of images saturated with color, these detailed ink drawings have just as […]

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If You Enjoy My Feline Artwork, You’ll Enjoy My “Feline Style Sampler”

In autumn 2013 I created this little portfolio piece, Feline Style Sampler, sketches and portraits, to include in presentations to prospective illustration customers to both show a variety of styles of illustration and my ability to design a little book like this and have it printed and bound. I was very pleased with the way […]

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Featured Artwork and February Desktop Calendar: Sally’s Profile – The Creative Cat

  “Sally’s Profile” is an ink drawing from 1987, drawn from a photo I took in 1984! But it never grows old to me. I also like to feature black and white artwork in January or February, and while there’s a lot of competition in black and white art, this year I decided I liked […]

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Stocking Up on Accessory Bags

I spent the dreary weekend stocking up on handmade things, like these accessory bags, plus totes, dishtowels and more. But for now, Sienna is most excited about the accessory bags! I create my own “fabric” swatches by pressing the pattern on fabric using a fabric transfer, the kind often used for t-shirts and other garments, […]

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A New Batch of Keepsake Boxes

Mimi is sure the lighting for this photo is horrible. So am I! As soon as we had some sun she and Mewsette and I ran out to set up the photo. Then the sun went in. But we are sure you can see the boxes well enough for now. I made up a new […]

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“Scratch Your Claws Here” Mats for People and Cats

Received the mats today! They were cat tested as soon as I put it on the floor in front of me after unwrapping. My cat Frankie the Siamese first sniffed it and within half a minute he was scratching with his butt in the air just like Mimi and the picture on the mat! (Also […]

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Featured Artwork and November Desktop Calendar: Best Friends

  That’s what I had to say in the early 90s when I painted this and also set up my portfolio album. This painting of “my first feral” Moses and Fawn from “my first litter” is one of my first paintings after I’d moved to this house and started building my portfolio toward offering commissioned […]

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