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djstar
08-16-2004, 02:21 AM
I felt kind of neglected. I thought I had posted this yesterday when I finished it and thought nobody liked it but I searched the forum and think I may have previewed it and moved on.

Well, I have a cleaner finish and this is Saturday's cat, from the reference library.
http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/15-Aug-2004/1730-himalyan.jpg
Large board, if I recall it is is 14x18, an odd size, but I use scraps of suede board so they come out what they come out.
dj*

prestonsega
08-16-2004, 02:45 AM
To recall days gone by, this is really "the cat's meow"! Although this horizontal format is atypical for portraits, you pulled it off like the pro you are!

ElfeUra
08-16-2004, 03:56 AM
Jt is just a adorable painting!! :clap: :clap:
Rita

billiam
08-16-2004, 04:04 AM
fur and purr, wonderfully captured. bill

Cheena K
08-16-2004, 07:07 AM
It looks beautiful!
Full of life and character! great work!

soap
08-16-2004, 07:26 AM
Very cuddly, very furry, very cat-madam.
Beautiful! Love it.

judwal
08-16-2004, 07:34 AM
This is lovely. I have a special place in my heart for Himalayans..we used to have one. Lily was her name and she was a blue point. You've really done a fantastic job on this.

chookbrown
08-16-2004, 08:18 AM
As a new kitty owner, this is just wonderful dj!!

Colleen :D:D

meowmeow
08-16-2004, 09:20 AM
I don't think this little guy would be ignored! He's wonderful!


Sandy

K Taylor-Green
08-16-2004, 10:37 AM
Your usual great work, dj. You have captured his aloofness very well.

Rose Baggs
08-16-2004, 10:59 AM
Great piece as always djstar!!! :clap:

Khadres
08-16-2004, 12:59 PM
Had begun to wonder when I was gonna get my next djstar critter fix! This is gorgeous right down to the tag on the collar! Beautiful!

djstar
08-16-2004, 01:47 PM
Ah, thanks.
I seriously thought I was wacking out. I have been trying to keep myself honest by posting all my animals in the animal forum and the medium in which I produced it.

I was suggested a few months ago, which was a good idea then, that I get 12 cats together for a calendar. I found eight or so great references in the library area and have them stored on my hard drive for mornings when I sleep late! I swear, I almost start sneezing when I look at longhairs, but it was not as sweet as my others had been so I thought a bit of a snotty cat would be a great challenge.

Nothing personal, I don't know lovely Peggy Sue, but she does seem to be in charge of the whole household.
dj*

emmachester
08-16-2004, 02:22 PM
Excellent job. Every stroke seems perfect. Another winner.

Sherry

Pinecone Conniff
08-16-2004, 07:41 PM
All I can say is that I am a big fan of your work!! Love it!! :clap:
Annette

judwal
08-16-2004, 08:19 PM
I just had to post a photo here of our late Lily. She was the best and most beautiful blue point Himalayan! We miss her.

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/16-Aug-2004/43597-Lily_best.JPG