Day 3 – 30 in 30 Challenge… Naptime


Today is Day 3 of the Leslie Saeta 30 in 30 painting challenge. If you’d like to follow along or even join (it’s not too late to join) you will see the links to the other artists at Leslie Saeta Blog.

Obviously, my theme is cats…. but I’m using this challenge to refine some of my cat-painting techniques. In this one… I was working on the subtle markings of the fur and sleeping.  Not me sleeping, but the cat…

Have a great day and thanks for stopping by.

About loubelcher

I'm a freelance artist and writer. I enjoy anything whimsical and my art and writing generally concentrate on the lighter side of life.
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25 Responses to Day 3 – 30 in 30 Challenge… Naptime

  1. Sweet dreams. Have a wonderful Wednesday.
    Best wishes Molly

  2. Donna Shiver says:

    Hey Lou, a friend on Facebook told me about this challenge yesterday. I just posted my first painting here and saw yours as I looked through images. Your cats are so lovely. They hit home with me as we have a older, somewhat lazy black cat named Chaplin. I see him in your work quite frequently. He is the one king in a household that includes two larger dogs. The looks are priceless. 🙂 I look forward to seeing more of your work. Enjoy the day –

    Donna Shiver

    • loubelcher says:

      Donna, Thanks for stopping by. I’m so glad to hear that you’re doing the challenge too. I’ll look forward to seeing your paintings. On my way to look now. Then I have to get busy painting tomorrow’s cat. Best, Lou

  3. Boy, that looks — awfully — cozzzzzzy….

  4. cecilia07 says:

    Sleeping kitties are so precious…mom wishes she had their ability to sleep so peacefully
    Hugs madi your bfff

  5. Frankie and Ernie says:

    Shhhhhhhhhhhh ZZzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

  6. Summer says:

    Well, if you ever DO want to work on your sleeping, I’m sure kitties can help you with that! Nice painting – is that a real kitty, or one you dreamed up?

    • loubelcher says:

      It’s part real kitty and part made up . My first kitty was yellow/orange with these markings, but she was more delicste than this guy. …thanks for comi by by Summer.

  7. Very nice! This painting makes us sleepy. 🙂

  8. Brian says:

    That is a very cute snoozy!

  9. kittiesblue says:

    What a sweet face. Another lovely kitty painting. XO, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo

  10. meowmeowmans says:

    That’s wonderful! And wonderfully snoozy, too. We are inspired. 🙂

  11. tonkstail says:

    The PURRfect snooze!

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