Category Archives: Children’s Books

In Celebration of the Black Cat

black cat artInteresting that the black cat so often gets overlooked and avoided at adoption events; sad, too.  Ironically, though, I’ve lost count the times I’ve heard from my art buyers how much my best seller, “The Hunter”, looks just like theirs. He decorates the home page in this site and is a very black cat.

In anticipation of one of our favorite holidays, here is the 4pak design of images from “A Cat Never Tells”, available on long-sleeve ladies’ black tees. Each individually titled, images also available singularly as art as well as on tees. Complete set can be viewed in the gallery “A Cat Never Tells”

Also available, “The Hunter”, in two versions; yellow eyes and green eyes. (The Country Cats Gallery)

And “Stargazer”, my other best selling kitty (The Whimsy Cats Gallery)


The Eyes Have It

Cats have always tickled my creative inspiration.  As one might say while perusing my body of work…”Ya think?”  And while that inspiration comes from their many incredible traits- their grace, their mystery, their lines, their soft textures, their gaits… it’s their eyes especially, that draw (so to speak) me in.  Windows of light, reflections, windows to their souls… yadayada, yes, that’s been said by many again and again.   For me, it also and simply has to be translated onto paper with paint and pencil… for my own pleasure and to share with other humans.  With that, I add a little dash of human to their eyes.   As my book, The Magical Moonballs, tells, a smile is contagious and comes in every language.  I hope to keep my fellow humans smiling as they look into my critter-characters’ eyes.  Makes me smile, too.