Category Archives: Art

Color in Black and White, With Cats

I wish I was still doing this kind of work. I did the original drawing using graphite and hard lead drawing pencils. Then I had mechanical prints made from that drawing. I hand-colored them with pencils, making each one different. … Continue reading

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Franklin Meows for a Happy New Year!

Happy New Year and many thanks to all who have followed and read and viewed this site, from Franklin and me! Please know I appreciate y’all even though my ongoing health issues mean I cannot express that appreciation as often … Continue reading

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Extreme Photo Editing; Opinions by Bud the Cat

I took some time to brighten up our avatar picture recently. Deep book editing in black and white means I have to surface for air sometimes. Photo editing lets me luxuriate in bright color. I’ve also tuned up most of … Continue reading

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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┬áthe site C-Dog and Company as well as her other website below. I am therefore removing the links … Continue reading

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