Thursday, March 24, 2011

An Acrylic Painting of a Siamese Cat

JACQUES
8" x 8"
acrylic on stretched canvas
This Siamese belongs to some friends in KC.  They have two of these lovies..and I remember when they got them as kittens - so sweet.  I couldn't resist doing this one, as I wanted to capture those awesome cat eyes. 
He looks a little more serious here, than in the photo I have - like he knew his photo was being taken or he was intrigued by the camera in his face. 
The pose reminds me of Pop-Art, hence the solid purple background.
It also reminds me of a driver's license photo. 
Go kitty go!

7 comments:

Sheila said...

What a fantastic portrait! Those eyes are beautiful!

Leann said...

Ah, yes, go kitty go! Beautiful!

Angela Elledge said...

Patti,
This is wonderful, love the vibrant purple background with this fella. I just recently completed 4 - 12x12 cat commissions, your painting here reminds me of those 4 very much!

Pattie Wall said...

Thanks Sheila, Leann and Angela! Wow - Angela, 4 cat paintings recently. You are to be commended!

Gwen Bell said...

Great job on this, Pattie! Jacques reminds me so much of my Mario LeMew. You've painted him so beautifully...puuuurfect!

Ellen Burkett said...

Beautiful, yet again!!!

Pattie Wall said...

Thanks Gwen and Ellen, surprised at how similar Siamese can be, although I know some pretty different ones..the difference I have seen is mainly in the eyes. That part seems so individual.