Sunday, January 4, 2015

30 Paintings in 30 Days - Number 4

12" x 12"
oil on wrapped canvas

Have been working on little 6" x 6"  canvases, but the eyes on
 Miss Hattie Dior
were soooo small and sort of squinty, I didn't think 
I could pull it off as small as I had been working,
thus 'double the size' canvas.

This cute tuxedo cat ~ Hattie ~  belongs to 
my friend Kelli in Evergreen, Co,
Kelli is a teacher, a vet tech, a world traveler and 
owner of many dogs and kitties.
She has an endearing relationship with each of her furbabies.

Hattie was a rescue. She and her brother were thrown out a car window
and there was a car behind the car that threw them out.
They stopped and helped the cats.

I love hearing and reading stories about her pets, meeting them 
(although I have never met Hattie) 
and painting them.
This photo particularly beckoned me ~ to paint it, 
because of that intense sunlight bathing her
as she sits on the stairway landing.


Claire Beadon Carnell said...

Thank goodness someone rescued this sweet kitty! Love this, Pattie!

Pattie Wall said...

Thank you claire!

Not Waving But Drowning said...

Fantastic art. I especially appreciate it since I'm the owner (or I'm owned) of a couple of tuxedo rescues myself.