News — cat and kitten

New posters! And framing suggestions...

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I've just released four new high-quality poster prints at just £9 each - the collection is growing! Three of my popular love-themed 'ink' designs are included in the set: Loving Feline, You're Purrfect and Sweetheart. As these are a commercially-standard A3 size (precisely 29.7 x 42.0cm / 11.69 x16.53 inches, or 30x40cm / 12x16inches if you prefer to round things up), it's quite easy to find affordable frames and mounts for these posters yourself (eg try IKEA). The other new poster is 'Rita's Cats', below, featuring four fluffy ragdolls and a green-eyed tabby mog:  

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Local Etsy Christmas Market

Posted by Kim Haskins on

It's that time of year again, and I'll be back at the fabulous Esty/Cambridge Made Christmas Fair where over 30 designer-makers from the Cambridge Made team of Etsy sellers will be selling their wares.  The fun takes place at St Andrews Street Baptist church in central Cambridge from 1-3 Dec. I'll have tree decorations, sketches, Christmas cards and other bits of my work for sale. Come down and enjoy a day out! Thursday 1st December: 12-8pm (late-night shopping)Friday 2nd December: 10am -6.30pmSaturday 3rd December: 10am-6.30pm

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Copper and gold leaf on 'By Your Side'

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'By Your Side' features a blue tabby with gittering gold leaf eyes next to a fluffy gold kitten. It has a luxurious background of resin-coated copper leaf.  Copper leaf turns out to be a bit trickier to work with than gold leaf - it seems harder to transfer from the wax paper onto the canvas. But the effect is stunning, and I particularly like the contrast against blue colours, like in this painting. I have coated this with clear resin too for an extra tactile and glossy effect.Painted on 6x4" canvas in 2016; signed, varnished and unframed. Can be hung framed or unframed, or stood...

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