Category Archives: animals

Meditating Cat

They are like doodles… I draw meditating cats a LOT. ☾ We are the World bloghop is happening Friday! Do YOU have an uplifting story to tell?  Share it Friday and link here: Interested in lifting the vibration in th … Continue reading

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Lady Beatrix

Lady Beatrix has attitude.  She owns one of my best friends. She has taken possession of the blanket I made Ruthie. This was a FAST sketch and experiment with watery inks and sprayed water on sample paper. To hear about … Continue reading

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Sammy Postcards

Sammy gets sent through the mail… (Hahnemühle watercolor post cards) Now that the other cats are gone, when Sammy can’t be with his bestest pal in the world, Mitchell, he loosk so sad. We ring him to the studio, but … Continue reading

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Shoulda Quit While Ahead

It was on its way to be a good sketch and I should have STOPPED but I added water to the charcoal then red and this is what overworked looks like… Sorry Sammy! I’m gonna say my lack of judgement … Continue reading

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Rooster Cup

Derived from our happy cup… As I was drinking from it, I was doodling around… barely making a sketch a day with this workload! ☾ Aquabee Super Deluxe Journal,  Pitt White pen, and Daniel Smith Watercolors.         … Continue reading

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Dan’s Maddie

I love this picture of Maddie flying with her ears in the air, and wanted to try to capture it.  A challenge for me.  I decided to pair it for Dan with one of her puppy pictures. Goal was to … Continue reading

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Dan’s Squirrels

Commissions are harder because I have a happy outcome in mind. I can see the person who the piece is for and see that smiling face and… My Monkey Mind Critic kicks in… Black animals are the hardest…. black cats, … Continue reading

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