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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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New ornaments

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  Find these in the Christmas section

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More ornaments coming soon!

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After such a difficult time dealing with recent copyright infringement issues, making heart-shaped ornaments ahead of this year's Christmas season has been an enjoyable and uplifting task. This year I'm applying a thick, glossy coat of resin to each one to add extra shine and protection when hung on display. The downside is that it takes at least 24 hours to dry, so it's time-consuming but absolutely worth it. Gold leaf and glitter makes for an especially striking effect under resin! The first lot of ornaments sold out within 48 hours, but I've been making more in the meantime. I'll give...

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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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Copyright infringement on eBay

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Images of some of my paintings are being used on products like embroidery kits that are being sold on websites such as eBay. I'm currently trying to report some of the illegal use of these images to eBay and Alibaba. Keep an eye out for the following images (sorry about the obtrusive watermarks - some of the image files had to be watermarked for reporting copyright infringement to Alibaba) and please report website links to me if you see them on products: Bert Purrfect Christmas / Perfect Christmas Two Blues   Mouse! Zala and Mau Mau   Can I Help You? 2012...

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