This was a good week for art….

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If you read the blog on Wednesday, you already know that the cherry blossom painting received the most votes.  So, as soon as I finish the painting on my easel… I’ll start in on that.  Thanks so much to everyone for your vote.  It certainly saved me lots of mental anguish… MOL.

Starting to get all my paintings organized for a big sale.  Early enough this year and cutting prices enough for holiday shopping.  Have to make room for new work.  I’ll start posting next Sunday. (I’m saying this to give myself a public deadline… #procrastinationbegone).

Posted a couple of my black and whites on my Instagram account.  Was glad to see that people liked them.  So,  I’ll put the sale paintings on Instagram, Facebook and here… If you think of someone who might be interested, I’d be thrilled to have you pass the link on to them.

Thanks so much!!!

Here’s our selfie for the day.  Hope you have a great week.  We are pariticipating in the Sunday Selfie Blog Hop put on by The Cat on My Head blog.  Please join in.


Bling that Knuckles received as a present a long time ago… He rarely wears it but he wanted it for his selfie today…




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The painting Lou will paint next is…

Hey, hey… Checkers The Mouse here and I have the honor of announcing the winner of the vote for what Lou (HH) paints next.


It received 25 votes. Sketch # 1 was 2nd place with 9 votes; and sketches #2 and #3 each received 5 votes.   

Thanks so much to blog friends, those on facebook, and two phone entries for participating. 

I’ll show the painting when it’s finished…

Have a great day!!

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BOULDER CATS waiting to hear the results of the vote….

Good afternoon…. thanks for the great response to the vote for what I paint next.  It looks like #4 is ahead, but you never know.  People are voting on my Facebook page too, so I’ll wait until Wednesday morning to count the votes.

Have a bright and colorful day.


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You choose what I paint next….


I’m currently working on a floral painting, 24 x 30 inches…It’s coming along. However, I need your help in choosing my next project…. Here are three colored pencil sketches and one small paintingI completed a while ago… I’m going to make a painting (24 x 30 also) using one of them as inspiration…

Your job is to choose which one… Just leave a comment telling me…1…2…3…. Or 4

Okay…Here they are…

1.  ….



Thanks….no right or wrong answer… I will use the drawing most of you choose as my inspiration… Thanks for your help.

In honor of World Watercolor Month… I completed this watercolor sketch of a harbor Kittyscape… Haven’t added the kitties yet…lol.

And, yes we are participating in the Sunday Selfie Blog Hop put on byThe Cat on My Head blog.  

This selfie needs a little explanation… Bugsy looks as if he’s looking at something with interest. I guess he is, but what is really going on …. Bugsy is watching Knuckles’ paw which is about to bop him on the head..

Have a great day and great week.

Hugs, Bugsy, Knuckles and HH

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The Sunday Funnies are calling me…

Just some practice sketches this week. A couple of cartoons came up in my memories on Facebook this week and the characters reminded me I left them hanging. So am working on my cartoon skills… We’ll see where that takes me. I’m a little rusty. Lots of practice ahead.

Also started a big floral this week… Just the underpainting finished so far…

Of course, we are participating in the Sunday Selfie Blog Hop put on by The Cat on My Head blog.  Here’s Knuckles. He’s in the sack…

Have a great day.

hugs, Bugsy, Knuckles, and HH

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World Watercolor Month

These are the colors on my watercolor palatte…

It’s World Watercolor Month 2017…. For some that just means appreciating watercolor painting a little more.  For others, it means participating in the daily challenge put on by Doodlewash…  Please click on their link if you want to learn more.  Me…. I’m working on a big acrylic, so I’ll do a little of both this year, but am not going to drive myself crazy by committing to 30 paintings…

Here’s the link…

and here’s the link to their website if you just want to look around…  Doodlewash

We are participating in the Sunday Selfie Blog Hope put on by The Cat on My Head blog.  Here’s a selfie of Bugsy and HH….

Have a great day….

hugs, Bugsy, Knuckles and HH

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The Studio is Open

This week was more organizational than productive… However, I drew this cat, and I also drew some birds for a creativity class I’m taking…

I’m not going to complain about the heat today. I know heat elsewhere is much worse.

Here’s an up-close-and-personal selfie by Knuckles. We are participating in the Sunday Selfie Blog Hop put on by The Cat On My Head blog… 

Almost got too close. MOL

Have a great day….

Hugs Bugsy, Knuckles and HH

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