Archive for the ‘cats’ Category

January 18, 2016 0

Mr. Boggedy in the Front Room

By in cats, paintings, sketches, watercolor, watercolour

Frustration today with Canada Post website, with which the latest technology and biggest brains in the nation (I’m sure), won’t let me figure out how much it will cost to send a painting to the USA. But at least while rummaging through old envelopes I found a cool picture of Mr. Boggedy in my front […]

January 12, 2016 0

Hard Cheese for Mister Boggedy

By in black and white, cats, pencil, sketches

It’s been a pretty hard morning to be a gentle, senior cat. First, he tries to walk by the old girl cat. He is hissed at and then swatted for his trouble. He then goes out into the hallway, where he is sniffed and then thwacked by the small cat. Happily it’s all quiet now, […]

December 21, 2015 0

Nora Small Cat

By in cats, color, Nora the cat, watercolor, watercolour

Different kinds of paper lead to different results. This was a watercolour “block” which was slightly softer and “fluffier” than the paper I’ve been using.

November 3, 2015 0

Bad Cattery

By in ballpoint pen, black and white, cats, color, Gouache, sketches, watercolor, watercolour


October 11, 2015 0

Cat Drawings

By in cats, color, digital, sketches

On the little computer.

September 23, 2015 0

Pilgrims and Spies

By in cats, color, Coloured Pencils, heads, men, paintings, pencil, ruttan's place, sketches, watercolor, watercolour

Morning sketches, to clear my head, and chase away the nightly terrors. I’m on my front balcony, the sun just peeping over the buildings and trees. These are just things I’ve done yesterday and today. The usual things I’ve seen, either real or on TV, and faces, of course. Out of my head, and from […]

September 2, 2015 0

Hangin’ With Mr. B.

By in cats, Gouache, sketches, watercolor, watercolour

It’s Mr. Boggedy again!

May 13, 2015 0

Big Gouache

By in cats, color, Gouache, sketches, watercolour

Usually, my paintings are pretty tiny. So it’s nice to break out once in a while, and paint relatively big. (11×10 inches).

May 9, 2015 0

It’s Mr. Boggedy!

By in cats, paintings, sketches, watercolor, watercolour, women

And a bonus cyclist!

May 1, 2015 0

Morning Faces, and More

By in cats, color, Nora the cat, sketches, watercolour, women

Sometimes I don’t trust the scanner to catch all the little subtleties in light watercolour tones. The colours on the palette look like little abstract comic panels.

March 24, 2015 0

Pair o’ Cats

By in cats, color, paintings, watercolour

I’m calling this a “warm-up,” since I’m really working on a much bigger job. Still, this taught me some things, and finishing it freed up a watercolour board.

March 3, 2015 0

Floofy Cat to Adopt

By in black and white, cats, Gouache, pencil, sketches

You can adopt this floofy cat by going here on Facebook.

January 29, 2015 0


By in cats, pencil

Hard getting all those stripes in order.

December 30, 2014 0

Silhouette Cat

By in cats, digital

This is a digital drawing where I started with a silhouette painted with a large brush, and then filled in highlights and details with smaller brushes.