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Five Favorite September Sketches of Cats

I scroll through my folder of daily sketches regularly, looking for images to use for all sorts of reasons, and sometimes just to look at them. I look at collections images of some sort several times a day for inspiration, guidance, instruction, relaxation, and I’ve always found reviewing my own work, honestly assessing it and […]

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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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Honored in the CWA 2021 Communications Contest

Results from judging the Cat Writers’ Association 2020 Communications Contest are in. My works have won six Certificates of Excellence this year, a mix of essays and artwork. Read about these awards, the contest and the organization on The Creative Cat: Certificates of Excellence in CWA 2021 Communications Contest

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New Feline Upcycled Jar Lamps

My upcycled jar votives have graduated to lamps! Using new battery-operated string lights with timers and a variety of decorations, some labels, some cut vinyl, some paints or glass finishes and alcohol ink, they are bright and colorful day and night. Like everything else I make I’ve worked on the design and production of my […]

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Celebrate Tortie Girls With a Set of Hand-tinted Linoleum Block Prints

“The Tortie Girls” are hand printed, hand tinted linoleum block prints of my two tortoiseshell cats, one very round and one very slender, “The Goddess” and “The Roundest Eyes”. Each Image is 8″ x 12″, with mat and frame outside dimensions 16″ x 20″. As you know, I am unendingly inspired by my houseful of […]

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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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