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1. Painted a green cat with purple whiskers
2. Sold the cat.
3. Was encouraged.
4. Painted more cats.
People often ask how the Cranky Cats started, and I guess it came from having 4 cats and watching them a lot. I love that flattened ear thing when they're angry or stalking and trying to be invisible.
I'm a self-taught artist and started painting at the age of 40. I feel like every painting is an experiment. I never know quite how they'll turn out and I don't really do much planning before I start painting.
My family and I (husband, twin daughters, cats and a silly bird) live in Mexico, NY.
Posted on January 16, 2011 at 11:26am — 1 Comment
If Rube Goldberg were 1) still alive, and 2) looking for an apprentice, I'd be knocking on his door. Mechanical metal gear-y contraptions that do things make me happy. Whirligigs! Weathervanes! The "Perpetuball Motion Machine" at Salmon Run Mall in Watertown!
Well, my latest venture into making things doesn't really fit into the whirligig or weathervane category, but I have been using metal to make jewelry. I love art because everything an artist creates is part of that…Continue
Posted on December 16, 2010 at 9:33pm