Remembering a Special Rescue, and Make a Donation With Every Purchase

It’s hard to believe it’s three years since our foster Kennedy joined us as brother, and left us all too soon. He’d been reported having seizures in a driveway in Kennedy Township, hence his name, on a sunny 90+ degree day, June 14, 2014. He was rescued by Tarra and Margo, and because I’ve handled […]

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A Special Gift for the Cat Guy in Your Life

In 2010 a friend and customer Carolyn said she’d like to commission me to create a portrait of her brother-in-law and his cat as a gift for his retirement from 40 years of teaching high school biology. The cat, Simba, was a great love of Fred, and had been for all Simba’s 17 years at […]

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A Small and Simple Portrait, “Chloe”

This portrait is a break from the usual larger, full-color and highly detailed portraits, just to share a little moment and focus on the expression, the face, the most-remembered part of just about any creature we love, human or animal. I had a number of photos, but none were close-up enough but this pose, though […]

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The October Feline Sampler Box is Ready!

My October 2016 Feline Sampler Box is, of course, full of black cats and Halloween cards as well as autumn artwork. Black cats not included, but I’m sure you can adopt your very own at your local shelter! Contents Click the photo to see an enlarged version. I choose contents to give you the most […]

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October Featured Artwork and Desktop Calendar: “Bella Birdwatching”

So Bella is an avid birdwatcher. She spends long hours by the big north window watching the birds at the feeder. I spend long hours studying her profile while she does so. I decided to finally sketch her and thought of the toned paper with white and black charcoal, and I also added a bit […]

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September 2016 Feline Sampler Box

My September 2016 Feline Sampler Box is shaded to late summer and early autumn colors and contemplative views, plus a special new product that makes its debut in this very Sampler Box. Contents Click the photo to see an enlarged version. I choose contents to give you the most variety in each item. I take […]

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Catamount Brushmore, a Monument to Four Noble Cats

Catamount Brushmore prints are made in archival inks on Epson Velvet Art Paper, Cold Press Digital Giclee Paper or Artist Canvas, and the original art is still available as well. [ss_product id=’dd0a4a46-7cdc-11e6-92b0-002590787d08′ ]Feline Artwork, “Catamount Brushmore”[/ss_product] ABOUT THE ARTWORK ABOUT THE ARTWORK I mean no disrespect to these four presidents, but when I looked down […]

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2014: Sun Shadow Ice & Snow, Seasons on the Panhandle Trail

SUN SHADOW ICE & SNOW seasons along the panhandle trail original paintings and sketches opening friday august 22 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. through saturday august 23 noon to 9:00 p.m. panhandle trail quarry area as part of Rock the Quarry FEATURED WORK: “The Rope Swing” 14” X 22” Pastel Original art included in the […]

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Swirling Bath, Prints

Swirling Bath prints are made in archival inks on Epson Velvet Art Paper, Cold Press Digital Giclee Paper or Artist Canvas. ABOUT THE ARTWORK About the Artwork Well, this wasn’t at all what I’d set out to do, but then I’d set out with kind of a loose idea to begin with, “sketch Mr. Sunshine […]

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April 2016 Feline Sampler Box

I am so excited to have shipped out my first set of sampler boxes! It was so fun to choose all the items to include for the prints and greeting cards, but very difficult to narrow down. Most fun was finally making the “Curving Silhouette Trinket Dish” that I’ve been visualizing for months and keeping […]

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