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Paintings of Cats on Fences

Today I am sharing a collection of paintings that I have done featuring cats sitting on fences. The originals sell fast and I am busy painting more that are very similar to these. I also have some ideas to create scenes with cats on stairs, cats in a boat and cats in a row eating dinner. My ideas come faster than I can paint, so it’s a good thing I can offer prints.

All of these images are for sale in my Etsy shop as poster prints in two sizes- 8″x10″ and 11″x14″. You can also get them on 5″x7″ cards.

They are also available on a wide selection of home decor and gift items in my Society6 shop. I have placed some links below, but if you need help finding something specific, feel free to contact me.

Cat on a Fence in the Moonlight

Cat on a Fence in the Moonlight Prints

This orange tabby is gazing at the big full moon on an Autumn night.

Cat on a Fence in the Moonlight Etsy Prints

Cat on a Fence in the Moonlight Etsy Cards

Cat on a Fence in the Moonlight Society6 Gifts and Home Decor

Cat Beach Sunset

Cat Beach Sunset Prints

Four cats sitting on a fence at the beach during sunset watching the birds dive for fish.

Cat Beach Sunset Etsy Prints

Cat Beach Sunset Etsy Cards

Cat Beach Sunset Society6 Gifts and Home Decor

Cats on a Fence

Cats on a Fence Print

The moon is out and the sun is still setting. These cats are taking in this breathtaking moment. I painted the original on a piece of wood. You can see the wood grain texture.

Cats on a Fence Etsy Prints

Cats on a Fence Etsy Cards

Cats on a Fence Society6 Gifts and Home Decor

Cat Beach Sunset 2

Cat Beach Sunset 2 Prints

Those cats are very focused on the birds in the water. It is just so much fun painting these scenes. I absolutely love cats, and I really enjoy painting water and sunsets.

As of this posting the original acrylic painting 8″x10″ on wood is available in my Etsy Shop.

Cat Beach Sunset 2 Etsy Prints

Cat Beach Sunset 2 Etsy Cards

Cat Beach Sunset 2 Society6 Gifts and Home Decor

Siamese Cat in the Moonlight

Siamese Cat in the Moonlight Print

A Siamese cat on a Summer night gazing at a lake under a mountain range.

Siamese Cat in the Moonlight Etsy Prints

Siamese cat in the Moonlight Etsy Cards

On Society6, you can find this image on mugs, serving trays, coasters and more cool stuff. Click the link below to take you to the shop, then scroll down to see more items. Feel free to contact me if you need help finding an item.

Siamese cat in the Moonlight Society6 Gifts and Home Decor

It is time for me to get back to painting. Have a cat-tastic day!

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Collection of Cats

Cat paw print

Cats are at the top of my list of favorite subjects to paint. I was born into a family where cats were present in the home, they’ve always been there. I have never been without them, I can’t imagine it. A house is not a home without cats.

Oscar
Oscar all tucked in. I even knitted that blanket for him.

When I was very young I tried dressing them up in doll clothes and put them in a baby carriage. I realized quickly that they didn’t like that much, so I did not persist. But I do think that I played with cats much more that dolls.  I can’t find any photos of me with them from that time. I will keep looking and update this post when I find them.

Cat paw print2

Cats were my friends, my babies, they greeted me when I came home, they comforted me when I was sick.  Rain or shine, day or night, they were always there and always in a good mood, that’s pretty remarkable, I guess cats have always been my rock, I depend on them, they are my best friends. Little did I know I was a cat lady in the making.

Greta and Oscar
Me at age 19 with Oscar.

 

I do all kinds of different styles of cats in my art. I have digitally created drawings where I use a tablet with a pen tool to draw on the computer. I do cartoony looking cats, cat silhouettes, cat monograms, designs and patterns with cats and I even did a cool American Cat Flag,  But for this post, I am going to showcase my cat portraits and I will tell you how to order one if you’d like.

 

Like any artist I think I have gotten better through the years, but my love for animals has always given my paintings that deeper meaning, a glimmer of the soul comes through their eyes. I connect with their spirit, they are with me as I paint them. If you are among those who believe that we are all connected and that the spirit travels and is present everywhere all at once, and can be summoned by thought, then you understand how I connect with my subjects while I paint them. They can be alive with you now or over the rainbow bridge, and I can connect with them just the same. You see, I love animals so deeply, it just comes natural to me to connect with them this way.

Here is a sampling of cat portraits that I have painted.  These portrait photos are not in any particular order of when they were done.

I do cat portraits from your photos. You can order an 11″ x 14″ custom portrait of a your cat in my Etsy shop .

Larger sizes are available too and I also offer gift certificates email me questions.

Greta & Ferrell 7-15-09
Ferrell and me in 2009

Here’s the process:

Your portrait will be painted with acrylic paint on stretched canvas.

Custom work will be completed and shipped within 3-4 weeks of receiving good photos of your pets to work from.

A good photo is taken at eye level without a flash. If the pose you want is not bright and clear enough to see your pets eyes, you may submit additional photos.  Each additional pet in the same painting is $25. extra.  Your pets do not have to be in the same photo, I can put them together.

At the start, I will email you a basic sketch for your approval of the pose and placement.
I will send progress photos as I paint to keep you informed.

Once the portrait is completed, I will get your input to make sure I have captured your cat’s likeness before mailing.

PABLO & GRETA 9-2005
Pablo and me in 2005

Thank you for reading my blog. I will do more cat content very soon.