I tell myself I can’t sew. Have I ever really tried? Other than to mend a button or ripped sleeve, I haven’t attempted to follow a pattern since grade school, when I created Frankenstein’s nightgown and swore off sewing forever.
Artists who use watercolors, colored pencils, and inks are unbelievably talented because you can’t cover up your mistakes. They also need to possess a clear cut vision of the finished piece, because there is no going back… every color is transparent, every pen stroke is visible. Mistakes, if they happen, just get incorporated into the piece. See that long scarf billowing in the wind – yeah, it was a whisker that grew too long. ;)
Still, however, there are many key characters that need to be created at the beginning… and my mind is starting to whirl at the prospect of casting such a large number of cats. Therefore, I’ve decided to host the first of several contests on my facebook fanpage.
I’d like to invite everyone who is a fan, and anyone who would like to join, to share your favorite photos of your cat(s) on my fanpage. I want to see expressive cat faces! You are invited to vote for your favorites by Clicking “Like” and commenting on which character you think they ought to portray.
One of the most irritating things about commercializing Christmas (for me, anyhow) is the amount of stereotyping you find. Everyone is pigeonholed into a nifty little phrase or a couple keywords.
“My Handyman Husband”, “My Computer Geek Father”, “Our Son the Quarterback”, “Spa and Facial Lovin’ Sister-in-law”.
We wives automatically get jewelry, whether we want it or not… and apparently ALL teenagers love Twilight! It’s only a matter of knowing which “team” they’re on. Pul-eeeeze.
I really appreciate everyone who answered my call for entries, promoted on my behalf, and for my established fans who came forward to take advantage of this great offer… I’d like to give everyone a token of thanks… so I will give all my Facebook fans Free Shipping for the month of December!
The Give-away contest starts now, and ends at noon, Sunday the 29th of November.
There will be three winners, chosen by a name drawing. Each winner receives one of three prizes: …a geisha cat painting on fine-art paper, …a custom fantasy portrait,
…and the winner’s choice of a open-edition print from one of my shops.
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The January/February edition of Catster magazine arrived at my studio doorstep, and guess who has a feature interview on page 11...? ❤️🐈🎨
Which feline magazines are your favorites?
Tara Fly14 days ago
I have a surprise Sans in my lap this afternoon. He doesn’t often get the opportunity, nor does he stay long. :) http://ift.tt/2yH8QwF
Tara Flyone month ago
Every time I order ink from Staples, they send a coupon for a case of wine. I order a lot of ink. What are they trying to say??? 😅 http://ift.tt/2yLExUx
I'm just going to go knock over the vase of flowers on the table, stare at a random place on the wall for a few minutes, kill a roll of toilet paper, and then go hog the bed pillows. I need my beauty rest.
-The humans at @seizethebooksho are doing a holiday pop-up bookshop November 17 & 18 at Aisquith Presbyterian Church, 7515 Harford Road, Baltimore, MD. They'll have tons of cool new books. pic.twitter.com/BRonmIDni4
Yesterday I wanted to turn my clock back a year.