Thursday, July 30, 2009

Cat Oil Portrait

Barnhardt's Cat
Oil on Linen Panel

Click on image to enlarge the view.

I've been having a busy month with relatives visiting, major projects here at home, and then fighting off some dastardly cold virus that hit both my husband and myself this past two weeks. Still not over it...but finally have been able to get back to painting this week.

This little adorable cat is no longer among us, so this commission is to celebrate her life. Her owners adored her and I can see why....she seems to be so sweet in this pose. I had to do some fictional background because the photographs had window glare and black shadows which made it really tough to see the details. But I think this has turned out well and I hope her owner will be pleased. This painting will allow them to look at her and remember how much she meant to them!


Mary Rogers said...

She's beautiful! You did such a great job with her expression.

Cheryl Pass said...

Thanks, Mary!! She was a sweet cat, loved by her owners...I enjoyed painting her for them!