Painting Cats in Clothes Inspired by Literature

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Cat Art for Literary People

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a person who keeps company with cats cannot be considered sane.


Regency Gossips

Gossiping Cats, art by TaraFly

Catherine Parr

Catherine Parr, Tudor Queen Cat Art by TaraFly

Daisy Buchanan

Daisy Buchanan Cat Portrait by TaraFly

Catherine of Aragon

Catherine of Aragon, Tudor Cats, by Tara Fly Art

Mr Darcy Cat

Mr Darcy Cat, art by TaraFly.

Anne Boleyn

Anne Boleyn Cat, Tudor Cat Art by Tara Fly

Mr Bennet Cat


Jane Bennet Cat

Miss Jane Bennet Cat, by TaraFlyArt

78Tarot Project

My artwork is being published in an collaborative Tarot Deck, which also features popular fantasy artists Jasmine Becket-Griffith, Meredith Dillman, Larry Elmore, Tiffany-Toland Scott, and many more.

Our Kickstarter fundraiser was successful (Thank you!!) and we are now accepting pre-orders for the 1st Edition deck coming in September! :D


Are you considering a custom portrait of your cat?  I would love to hear your ideas!

I walk you through the process of commissioning me here on my Custom Portrait page.

Watch Me Paint!

Artist TaraFly with Cat

Tara Fly

Cat Artist

I Am The Crazy Cat Lady. In addition to painting portraits of cats dressed in period costumes, I also watch BBC and Masterpiece Classics, raise wild children, and bake yummy pumpkin pies seasoned with cat hair. Would you like some fur-flavoured coffee?

Goth Cat Portrait, TaraFly Art

Beautiful artwork! Cards are excellent quality. Fast shipping and great communication. I love TaraFlyArt!

Sue Billings, repeat customer

Regency Cat Ladies Gossiping

The cats prints are adorable! Very happy to add these to my collection!

Jessica Doyle (artist), Jessica Doyle on Etsy

African Cat Greeting Card by Tara Fly

What wonderful surprise on a snowy day to find your marvelous cats in my mailbox!

Staci, repeat customer

Mr Darcy Cat

I am just giddy over this wonderful print! He's already in a frame, hanging on the wall. Fast shipping and carefully packaged. Thank you so much! :)

Brooke, Brookish on Etsy

Redcoat Cat Bookmark

So grateful that I found these [cat bookmarks], I only got them this morning and handed them out to friends; they laughed, they loved them, the detail, the charm. Once again SO happy I found TaraFlyArt!!


Barnabus Scholar Cat Reading Book

These are adorable! I've been giving them away to the kids as gifts.

Denise, teacher

Painting Kimono Cat

What I Need to Create Art

August 22, 2014 1 Comment

For several years, I told myself that in order to be "successful", I had to have a ...


King Henry VIII Cat, and 78Tarot Update

July 28, 2014 0 Comment

I've finished His Majesty at last! King Henry is an acrylic painting on a 16"x20" ...

Betsy Ross Cat

July 16, 2014 0 Comment

"Betsy Ross Cat" ©TaraFly, 2014. An acrylic painting on canvas panel, ...