Monday, January 23, 2017

Brown Hare and a work-in-progress photo

Brown Hare  Oil on panel, 8" x 8,"  $285.
Below, a progress shot of "The Set Up" from 2015... Hoping to do more floral still life with cats this year (and bunnies!) 
If you'd like to see more progress shots of paintings (including a full series for "The Set Up") please visit my Pinterest Board, Works in Progress.

Sunday, January 22, 2017

Furrowed Brow and a Collector Photo of Painting in Home

Furrowed Brow  Oil on panel, 8" x 8,"  $285.
A collector sent me a picture of my painting, "Camus" in her beautiful study.  

I love it. It's really gratifying to see this, makes me glad I do what I do. (Thanks, M!)
If you have one of my paintings hanging in your home, I'd love to see a picture!  
Today's painting took two days to get right... Kitty's furrowed brow cracks me up. It's better life.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Prints! and Gallery+ at 78th ST Studios Cleveland, OH

Four of seven hand signed prints to be offered at Gallery + 
Third Fridays seems to be rolling around with lightening speed lately... Tomorrow, January 20th is Third Friday again!  Please join me at Gallery+ / 78th ST Studios from 5-9pm.  I'll have a fresh batch of archival prints, each hand signed and custom framed and new paintings as well.  Eat some cookies, drink some wine and say HI! Hope to see you!
For those of you outside Cleveland, prints of my work can always be acquired in my shop on Fine Art America.  

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Cally and a vintage still life prop!

Cally  Oil on panel, 8" x 8," $285.
For an artist who (mostly) paints cats, you'd think I'd quit buying still life props.  Nope.  Couldn't resist the vintage plastic bunny.  Acquired at a garage sale last summer, it is 16" tall!  Some day I'll paint him, he lives on my desk for now. :)
I'm very happy with today's painting... Kitty knew how to strike a pose and she was very photogenic. Don't be surprised if you see her here again!

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Hunts by Night

Hunts by Night  Oil on panel, 8" x 8,"  SOLD
My paintings are sold ready to hang...  I'd been using screw eyes forever, a little change this year:   D rings!  
They're easier to grab from the back and much easier to install, will attach a picture for your extreme amusement.  :) 

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Monday, January 9, 2017

Thursday, December 22, 2016


Smokey  Oil on panel, 8" x 8,"  $285.
Last painting of the year, me thinks.  I will probably take the next week or two off from painting.  Smokey has a profile on the shelter website, here. Pretty cat with siblings, all waiting for adoption.  
Wishing you a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays.  Thank you for subscribing to and visiting this blog.  

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Monday, December 19, 2016

Me and My Shadow

Me and My Shadow  Oil on panel, 8" x 8,"  $285.
Photo of kitty model above.  Lots of kittens at the shelter and pigeons (!) in the small mammal room... I wonder how they came to be there, will try to find out when I visit next.
Please take a moment and subscribe to this blog if you haven't done so already! Here's a link.