Category Archives: Art

Enough About the Creek, Already!

So says my disgruntled Editing Cat, Bud. But Budster, I’ve gone back and worked out a geography of highlights in the 2015 autumn pictures. Phsssst! (That’s what he’s thinking.) Starring details of prior posts are seen within, or close by, … Continue reading

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Black Cats in Autumn, Sweetness and Glitz

We lost our Little Buddy last year, at age 19. We miss him, always. I was going for the feel of a seasonal ‘spooky’ night when I intensified the colors in the above picture with photo editing. But the lighting … Continue reading

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Enhancing the Giant Egotistical Cat

Starring, Mighty Bud, my purrtector during these difficult times. He’s a large, deep sable brown and white tuxie. His great arcing whiskers and grass green eyes came from his mother Anna, now passed on. She’s pictured in the website banner, … Continue reading

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C-Dog and Company Interviews Catwoods

This is the header for C-Dog and Company, by Deb, used with permission. UPDATE: I am sad to report that Deb has removed the site C-Dog and Company as well as her other website below. I am therefore removing the links … Continue reading

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Black Cats in Sun and Shade: A Painter’s Eye View

Originally posted on Catwoods Porch Party:
My Little Buddy, who goes by several names or, The Natural Black Cat Update: See 2nd photo below, added April 21, 2014; actually taken after any of the other photos in this post. Over…

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Brightening Cat Photos with Added Color

The work, done by computer mouse, sort of feels like painting. This way of putting color on a photo blends the realism of un-retouched photographic captures with the artifice of hand-“painted” backgrounds. I’m sure it’s been done elsewhere, and as photo manipulation … Continue reading

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Cat-Inspected Art

If you’ve ever locked gazes even momentarily with a cat, you know the inspection is deep and thorough. Drawings I produced in the 1980s and 90s were done around, next to, and among the household cats, in tight proximity. There … Continue reading

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