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Inky Thots: Robert Oster Sydney Lavender

I love sketching with moody inks, touching them with a waterbrush to move the inky colors in interesting directions. Robert Oster Sydney Lavender came to me during my new love of purples, which stemmed from the interesting greys I was … Continue reading

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Rona2: Cat Play

I don’t know what we’d do without the cats… Mitchell and I each bring different things to the play. I build forts; Mitchell does Willie Mays. Crinkly paper that comes in Chewy boxes, and the Give a Crap boxes, with … Continue reading

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Cat Squares, 13: Tape

13. TAPE IS NOT A TOY We have resorted to putting it in small loops on a couple of things we absolutely cannot keep our willful, innocent-looking “kitten” from climbing.  We tried squirting her with the water pistol. No deterrent.  … Continue reading

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Sammy’s Chair

    Sammy held the post as Chief Studio Cat and Greeter! When clients visited, he was never shy… He came out to set them at ease and contribute to our contractual discussions. Whenever a new piece came into the studio, … Continue reading

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Yamantaka and the Hairband

         Yamantaka is THE most obsessive smart crazy cat… He finds toys in everyday objects like no cat that has ever owned me… He brings them to both of us for inspection which is good when it is dangerous. Yup, … Continue reading

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Cat Squares, 8 Frisbee

10. CAT FRISBEE Every day they find more things with which to play. Many of these do not make me happy. Especially if they steal them from my desk! To hear about classes, follow me on Facebook or check out … Continue reading

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Cat Squares, 7 Puck Redo

9. PUCK, REDO (See post on the Puck.) When your human screws up the toss… You smack the puck on the bed to say, “got it!” That’s their cue to throw it again. The disappointment on his face when it … Continue reading

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Cat Squares, 6: Bottle Cap

8. BOTTLE CAP Ours are the most inquisitive cats. They are easily bored and go looking for new toys. Savitri loves this… It doesn’t work well so out loss is her gain. I often find it in my shoe (her … Continue reading

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Cat Squares, 5

Mousies are one of their three favorite toys. It is the tail. 7. LEOPARD MOUSE Leopard is silent.  Leopard is stealthy. Leopard can be flipped in the air by his tail. HE FLIES! When Leopard flies he does somersaults. This … Continue reading

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Cat Squares, 4

I am thinking these may be a little book… with funny stories attached…  What do you think? 6. PURPLE MOUSE’S MAJESTY Savitri loves purple. All her favorite toys are purple, but Purple Mouses Majesty is a perfect combination of color, … Continue reading

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Cat Squares, 3

There was Cat Squares 1… And Cat Squares 2… and the stories continue! 5. THE BAND “Ehh-ehh. Ehh-ehh.”  The sound of the band game… I make a hair band fly fifteen feet! Sometimes they “WAP!” on the ceiling, oh, delight! … Continue reading

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Cat Squares, 2

Continuing on from Cat Squares 1… 4. SOCCER BALL Savitri’s a world cup champ!  She brings the ball to me in the mornings. the game begins when I throw it in the air… It sails over the studio tables to … Continue reading

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Cat Squares, 1

I just keep the pen moving… Don’t think, just journal. Keeping this sketchbook at my work desk I remember little things all day… like the crazy stuff with the cats. Fifteen minutes for most of these, no thinking, just draw, … Continue reading

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