Peonies and A Calico Cat

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“Spring Peeking In”

An original illustration and watercolor painting.

A calico kitty, and many peonies, peeking out…just like spring these days! Some days it’s warm and sunny, others it is cold and windy!

Painted on Arches Watercolour, cold pressed, 300g/m2 140lb, 100% pure cotton, acid-free paper.

Size 9″ x 12″ – sprayed with a matte varnish.

Ameowican Gothic

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“Ameowican Gothic”

-Painted with Golden acrylics.
-Approx. 10″ x 7 1/4″ x 1″ Piece of wood
-Topped with two coats of gloss varnish.
-Signed, titled, and dated on the back by me!

I couldn’t help but repaint this iconic portrait. This is version 2, as I wanted ot paint different colored cats. I’m sure I’ll be painting it again. =)

Goodnight, Puddy Cat

Fourteen years ago we found this beautiful ginger kitty outside an abandoned house in snowy southern Oregon. There were several cats around that house, but they all seemed skittish or feral. Neighbors said they’d seen the fluffy orange cat in the area for years, but that he had no home. We put food out and my Mom would call, “Puuuuddy, Puuuuuddy cat.” He was the only cat who would come to her. When we learned he was declawed, we couldn’t leave him outside, so Puddy came to live with us. Today Puddy is going to his absolute forever home, as he’s become so old and frail, and his hypothyroidism is beyond manage. Our hearts are broken but we’re forever grateful for the many years we had with Puddy cat.❤

Let’s Play Outside!

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“Let’s Go Outside!”

-Painted with Golden acrylics.
-Approx. 10″ x 7 1/4″ x 1″ Piece of pine
-Topped with two coats of gloss varnish.
-Signed, titled, and dated on the back by me!

Little Ally wanted to play outside, and so did a couple of the cats! Together, they figured they could open the mudroom door. =P

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Based off a picture of my daughter and Rosebud kitty, when it was too cold to play outside.

The First Date

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“The First Date”

-Painted with Golden acrylics.
-Approx. 10″ x 7 1/4″ x 1″ Piece of pine (left over from shelves I put up)
-Topped with two coats of gloss varnish.
-Signed, titled, and dated on the back by me!

Sweet Basil was so excited that Lily said yes to going on a date with him. He made sure to bring her some of her favorite flowers.