Tag Archives: animal artwork

Great Rescues Day Book: Portraits, Stories, Day Book and Feline Care Book

I’ve used a day book for over 30 years and have all the arrivals and, sadly, departures of each of my cats along with my friends’ weddings, my nieces’ births and the births of their children, the day I first registered a business name, all that sort of stuff, conveniently included in one place. Great […]

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A Gift For Yourself, Commissioned Art Special Through December 31, 2022

Veronica wanted a custom piece of artwork that included a Schnauzer to remember the years of Schnauzer dogs she had loved, and she really liked my painting “Tea for Tulips,” and wanted to combine the two into one piece of artwork I’d create for her. The result is above in “Veronica’s Tulips.” The possibilities are […]

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Featured Feline Artwork and October Desktop Calendar: Olivia and Archie

Meet Olivia and Archie, two cats who star in a cozy cat mystery, and this is the illustration for the cover. Two pretty gingery cats and some yellow-orange sunflowers, what could be more autumnal than that? Read more and download your October Desktop calendar on The Creative Cat: Featured Artwork and October Desktop Calendar: Olivia […]

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Featured Feline Artwork and August Desktop Calendar: Namir at the Window

This is my one and only (so far) acrylic painting featuring a cat. Here’s the story of “Namir at the Window”. And you can sign up for a free account on www.PortraitsOfAnimals.net and choose a free matted print of this artwork. Read more on The Creative Cat: Featured Artwork and August Desktop Calendar: Namir at […]

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Subtle Colors Under Overcast Skies: Biding Time

February may be the shortest month, but it seems the longest in its often dull, overcast days when winter seems to have overstayed her welcome. Imagine that waiting game for the wildlife in our midst. The mourning doves are just sitting quietly, taking it all in, possibly knowing that, in time, this too shall pass. […]

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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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Commissioned Artwork and Portrait Specials for Mothers, Fathers and More

For a woman whose father was a doctor and studied in France, a painting of this scene at Les Invalides in Paris was the perfect gift. Custom artwork of pets and places make great gifts for parents or others who influenced your life. In everyone’s life is at least one special person who shared a […]

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Marketplace: Three Favorite Gift Books for $25.00, Limited Time

Stuck inside? Enjoy some artwork! I’m offering my three art books as a package for a special discounted price so you can look at 36 samples of my art from fine art to loose brush pen sketch, color up your own pages in a pocket-size coloring book, and enjoy fine art portraits and cat rescue […]

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February Feline Desktop Calendar: New Painting, “Draw Me Like One of Your French Cats”

I just couldn’t resist when Sienna decided to help me make the bed by showing me her belly and looking coy. Especially on that woven throw with its all-over pattern of fruits and leaves, I just had to draw her! Read more and download your feline desktop calendar: Featured Artwork and February Desktop Calendar: New […]

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Color Inspired By Artists on My “Big Nap” Decorative Dishes

Jelly Bean’s roundness is a little exaggerated but it really was a big nap. Another one of the feline shapes I love. “Big Nap” decorative dishes are based on one of my brush pen sketches which I enlarged and use to cut the clay around the outline of the sketch for each dish, soften the […]

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