Tag Archives: cat 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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Featured Feline Artwork and April Desktop Calendar: Two Cats After van Gogh 10th Anniversary

  It’s hard to believe it’s been 10 years since I saw the exhibit “Van Gogh Up Close” and came home with a head full of ideas—and that evening sketched Giuseppe and Mr. Sunshine on the landing for my first “Cats After van Gogh” sketch, a theme and style that’s stayed with me for over […]

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Featured Artwork and March Desktop Calendar: Tri-color Girls Settling Down for a Nap – The Creative Cat

I’m so excited to introduce a new painting, one I’ve been wanting to paint for 15 years, and I’m late in posting my featured artwork and calendar this month because I insisted on finishing it for this month. Well, goals are good, especially when they help you get a painting done! They may be well-camouflaged […]

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Brighten Up for Spring with Garden Flags

While your spring blooming plants are just getting started, add some color to your garden with garden flags! And I have a special offer for you to get two garden flags for $25.00. Read more and see a gallery of garden flags on The Creative Cat: Marketplace: Brighten Up for Spring with Garden Flags

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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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The Magic of a “Snowy Morning”

We finally have some snow! And snowy mornings bring memories. This sketch is from January 2015, inspired by Bella watching a snow flurry. Here’s what I said about it in January 2015: We had some snow this morning. Kittens have only seen snow in the air once before today, and are fascinated. This is Bella […]

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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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Featured Feline Artwork and January Desktop Calendar: Winter Afternoon

  The inspiration for this sketch was that black cats are easily camouflaged on the old wool afghan, and it made me laugh. Look closely and you’ll see four cats in this sketch. Basil, Bella, Bean and Mewsette spent the entire long, quiet winter afternoon on the wool afghan my mother made in 1946. Register […]

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