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Olive & Rye Custom Cat Portraits and Art

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Today, I’d like to introduce you to Laura Kicey, a graphic designer, illustrator, photographer and artist currently living in quarantine in her house in the Philadelphia suburbs with her partner and their three cats. While not all of Laura’s creative work is about cats, most of it is, “and if it isn’t, it is in the service of cats one way or another,” she says.

I had a chance to ask Laura some questions about her art, her cats, and her work.Continue Reading

50% Discount on Original Feline Art by Bernadette Kazmarski

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These are tough economic times for everyone, but especially for freelancers and artists like Bernadette Kazmarski. I’ve admired Bernadette Kazmarski’s art for a long time. I first introduced you to this supremely talented artist ten years ago, and Bernadette and I have been friends ever since. She designed the covers for two of my books (Purrs of Wisdom and Adventures in Veterinary Medicine) and has been designing my annual Christmas cards for many years. And two years ago, a friend commissioned a very special painting of all of my cats from Bernadette. Continue Reading

Cat Art Show LA Returns for a Third Year

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Cat Art Show LA, an art exhibition dedicated to the beauty of cats, is back for a third time, opening Thursday, June 14th, 2018, at Think Tank Gallery in Downtown Los Angeles. The show will feature more than 100 globally-recognized and emerging artists, ranging from paintings to sculpture.Continue Reading

Timothy Easton Cat Paintings: Affordable Art for Cat Lovers

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For as long as I can remember, I’ve had big cat paintings over my sofa. Every few years, I feel the need to replace the painting with something fresh and new to change the look of my living room. I came across my most recent addition by pure accident when I saw “Dawn Breeze” by Timothy Easton on my recent online travels, and I loved the light and airy feel of this painting.Continue Reading

Willow Tree Cat Figurines Touch the Heart

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I’ve always loved Susan Lordi’s Willow Tree collection. IThe “With Affection” angel, a small statuette hugging a cat, has been on my meditation altar for many years. These small figurines have no recognizable faces, and yet, they convey deep emotion beautifully. “Willow Tree is not necessarily a likeness; it’s a reminder of someone we want to keep close, or a memory that we want to touch,” writes Susan Lordi on the official Willow Tree website. “I hope that people recognize subtle expressions or gestures of those they love, and select pieces that are uniquely meaningful for them.”

There are three figurines in the current Willow Tree line up that feature cats, and today, I’d like to share them with you.Continue Reading

Review: How to Draw Cats and Kittens: A Complete Guide for Beginners

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The beauty of cats has been captured by artists through the ages, and no wonder: cats make purrfect models. Their flowing, flexible grace, combined with fierce strength and unbearable cuteness, and the incredible variety of breeds and colors has captured artists’ imagination. In How to Draw Cats and Kittens, artist and illustrator J.C. Amberlyn offers step-by-step guidance so you, too, can indulge your artistic side.Continue Reading