Cats


El Gato gallery exhibit

Updates on Calendars, Events, and New Art

The Kickstarter campaign to fund my 2017 Literary Cats Calendar was successful! If you backed the project, thank you so much! XOXO I’ll confess that there were some nail-biting moments, …

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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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How Did I Begin Painting Cats?

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The Truth About Red Tabby Females… And Other Fun Genetic Cat Facts

I know personally that female orange cats aren’t an oddity, but I went off in search of scientific facts to prove it… spending an entire afternoon reading articles about genetics, and learning a great deal of fascinating info. :)

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Behind the Scenes: The Making of Jane Bennet

Looking for just the right pose for my portrait of Jane Bennet, I dug through my old Regency photo shoots, and came across this image. It reminded me of a particular scene from the 1995’s miniseries, where Jane and Lizzy have a tête-à-tête following the Meryton ball, while picking flowers on the grounds of Longebourne.
“He is just what a young man ought to be. Sensible, good-humoured, lively; and I never saw such happy manners! — so much ease, with such perfect good breeding!”

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