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Poppy Fairy Cat Art by TaraFly

New Flower Fairy Cat Paintings

Three weeks ago, I had an idea to do a series of portraits where fairy cats (wearing Victorian clothing) wore enormous flowers on their heads, instead of hats. I was …

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My Cottage Garden in Early May

After two straight weeks of rain, my garden is beginning to resemble a miniature jungle of catmint, hostas, and coneflower foliage! I have been outside nearly every day, even in …

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Behind the Scenes: Outdoor Festival Season

Last weekend, I set up my Cat Art Booth at the 89th Annual Apple Blossom Festival’s “Weekend In the Park”. It was my second time attending this festival in Winchester, …

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Cats and Poetry… How Quaint!

Since the beginning of my art journey, I have wanted to illustrate feline adaptations of classic works of literature. Starting with my first portrait of Dominic dressed as Mr Darcy …

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purple and yellow spring crocus

My Spring Garden Awakens…

Winter is finally – officially! – over, and Spring has arrived, wearing a mantle of crocuses and daffodils. Even though clumps of daffodils expand, and eventually double or triple in …

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Upcoming Art for Gods and Goddesses Auction

I am currently working on two pieces for this month’s Rabbit Hole auction (on the 24th). I am hoping to get them finished by Thursday, when fellow member, Kyra Wilson, …

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Catmint and Creeping Phlox blooms

The Continuing Saga of Hard Drives and Lost Files

This past weekend was craaaaaazy busy, mainly because the artwork for my 78Tarot Carnival card was due on Monday… and as usual, Ms. Procrastisaurus had been taking her time getting …

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Blizzard 2016 Saturday Jan 23rd

A Few Photos of Snow….

On Friday, January 22nd, we were "blessed" by an epic winter storm, affectionately nicknamed Jonas, that buried us in nearly 40" of snow. Here are a few pictures that I captured of my garden being submerged.
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Open Call for Cat Photos

Call For Cat Model Photos

I'm having an Open Call for cat model photos! If you would like a chance to see your cat(s) in one of my paintings, please send me their photos. If I choose yours to paint, I will send you a free print! :)
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