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Old 12-02-2017, 09:38 PM
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Cat! (xpost watercolor)

Hi everyone, it's been awhile. I've been very busy with pet portrait commissions, and school (will be finishing my course soon! Yay!)

Here's a commission that I completed a few months ago The client had requested for me to include the concrete drain cover in the painting, as it was her cat's favorite spot.

15" x 11"
Watercolor, on Arches 140lbs CP

Please feel free to give me your feedback!

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Last edited by Jaede01 : 12-02-2017 at 10:32 PM. Reason: forgot to include dimensions and medium!
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Old 12-02-2017, 09:44 PM
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Here's my feedback....IT'S ABSOLUTELY BRILLIANT!!! Magnificent work!! Wonderful job....
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Old 12-02-2017, 10:50 PM
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Re: Cat! (xpost watercolor)

This is a superb portrait, wonderful detail in the fur and I like how you included the drain cover. Good work!
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Old 12-02-2017, 11:32 PM
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Old 12-03-2017, 07:06 AM
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Re: Cat! (xpost watercolor)

Just beautiful. The fur looks luscious!
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Old 12-03-2017, 07:11 AM
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Re: Cat! (xpost watercolor)

looks great... well done
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Old 12-03-2017, 08:11 AM
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Re: Cat! (xpost watercolor)

Love the direct eye contact with 'Stubby" and the detail in the coat. Treasured for sure.
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Old 12-04-2017, 02:38 AM
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Re: Cat! (xpost watercolor)

Beautiful and well done IMHO the very dark in the drain cover is a bit distracting
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Old 12-04-2017, 05:10 PM
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Re: Cat! (xpost watercolor)

Nice kitty.
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Old 12-05-2017, 11:00 AM
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Re: Cat! (xpost watercolor)

Beautiful work! Great realistic detail!
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Old 12-05-2017, 02:25 PM
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This is a wonderful painting Dionne and I just love it!!!!

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Old 12-07-2017, 12:39 AM
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Wow, this is amazing! It's not just a painting of a cat, but it's a painting of a very particular cat. Meaning, I can see the personality and the character of this beautiful cat in your work. Exceptional work! I love it!

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Old 12-08-2017, 08:43 PM
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Re: Cat! (xpost watercolor)

Wow! I love your style. Stubby comes through as an individual with a strong personality, laying in a favorite spot. Love that detailed, exquisite style with all those fine lines and gradations, reminds me of Audubon and other classical natural history artists... applied to a sweet, fascinating cat! Stubby is awesome. Gorgeous portrait. I'm sure the client's thrilled and overjoyed! I would be!

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