Monday, May 16, 2011

Break Me Off A Piece Of That Blankety Blank Bar-Cat

Close ups

Oil on 7x5 hardboard.

This is my contribution to this week's DPW Challenge. It was hosted by the fabulous artist, Dreama Tolle Perry. She posted a photo of this cat. It will be great fun to see the many creative versions that are sure to come!
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Once again I used the rounds in place of the usual flat brushes. I smooshed the paint on thickly and looked for spots where I could push the color and be a bit creative with it. I loved trying to render that strong sidelight!
All in all, I'm happy with it. Plenty of fun!

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Proverbs 16:24
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13 comments:

  1. It's FABULOUS Dean!! I love it. :) Looks like it was a lot of fun too.

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  2. Un regard profond, un regard évidemment très félin qui me ferait trembler si j'étais une petite souris!
    Un très joli portrait que ce minou...
    Gros bisous.

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  3. looks like my poofy cat Daisy..you really captured the "poof"! (I haave fur all over this house)!

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  4. The way you have used white prominently has created a magic and the look is unmistakeably cute!

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  5. Beautiful light and colour!

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  6. Absolutely amazing sidelight and how you've achieved that effect in the kitty's fur. Just another beautiful Deano piece!

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  7. Wow... you're the one I look to for masterful renderings of god's creatures, great and small.

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  8. Beautiful portrait Deano! Very sweet face.

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  9. Stellar... Dean you always add a spark of life to your paintings!

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  10. Gave me a chuckle ... nice and I love the title.

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