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Monday, March 08, 2010

New Siamese Cat Series

'Sunbathing' 16x20 pastel
It has been awhile since I've painted my Siamese cats but I couldn't resist this one of Maya. She was in a perfect sunspot grooming herself. She loves to make herself comfortable on all things soft such as this throw and velvet pillow. This is painted on LaCarte paper which is my favorite surface for painting animals. I did another smaller 5x7 painting of Tobi in a sunny window which I will be posting next. I also just finished another 18x24 paintingof a field of Queen Anne's Lace. I think I put in a full day today!


Mariela said...

She is really beautifull!
I like the light in her body very much!!

Karen said...

Thank you! That's what drew me to this photo of her. When I saw the light on her I had to run for my camera to take her picture!

lyn said...

Beautiful work!

Holly said...

Very elegent and dramatic! Love the reds.

Karen said...

Thank you Lyn and Holly!

Cynthia said...

Wonderful piece!!!! I love cats and I love your cat pieces of work!