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February 2017 Cat Calendar

2017 Cat Calendars are Coming Soon

It’s that time of year again! Planning for my Limited Edition 2017 Literary Cats Calendar is underway. I will be running a new Kickstarter campaign, beginning  August 5th, to raise …

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Cosmos Fairy Cat Art by TaraFly

New Flower Cat, Miss Cosmos

I hope everyone is having a lovely summer!  I wish I could live outside in my garden, like the birds do. My newest painting, in the Flower Fairy Cat series, …

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Miss Peony Fairy Cat

“Miss Peony” Fairy Cat is an acrylic portrait that I painted onto a 5″x7″ canvas panel. She is the 6th in my new Flower Fairy Cat series, in which cats …

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The Post Where I Attempt to Mix Business and Pleasure

You know those women who are always sharing photos of their children, because… they photograph *every single thing* their child does? Awww, Jimmy is wearing mis-matched socks because HE DRESSED …

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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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Cat Reading Novel Bookmark

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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