Friday, January 20, 2006

Illustration Friday - Cats



Here's an illustration I'm working on for an upcoming picture book from Random House written by Brabara Jean Hicks called "The Secret Life of Walter Kitty"

37 comments:

AscenderRisesAbove said...

I love it! The cat has so much personality and the book is sure to be a hit because of it. Always a pleasure to visit and see what you have cooked up this week.

Suzan said...

love your cat!! Reminds me of my scrappy cat "Mouse" (with a name like "Mouse" ..you have to be scrappy)

erik said...

Nice Cat Dan. A book with Random House and the Jitterbug Jam author as well eh? You are cranking along sir. Fly on!

ilana's gallery הגלריה said...

beautifull, you are a pro...

Mary said...

I love it! That cat has the perfect "Alright, alright....would you please put me down now?" look on his face. And what a great style your illo has.
Awesome!

Ethe said...

Jajajjajaa that a funny cat ! xDD

I like you work, I going to add on my blog links ^^

J. E. Morris said...

Very funny. Love his expression. My cat always gives me that I'd-kill-you-but-I-can't-open-the-cat-food-myself look.

dcmackinlay said...

Fantastic work. Best of luck with the book.

Rick Lovell said...

Terrific! Always a pleasure visiting your site.

Ester said...

Great colors and really great image!

Elo said...

Must love this one!

creative kismet said...

My cat gives me that same look all the time!! Wonderful piece!!

Joe said...

How cute! Good luck with the book!

KaRLa said...

the cat expression is cool!! i love it

shawn said...

ohmygawwd!! That is W O N D E R F U L !!!!!

thank you for sharing it. It's wonderful and brought a huge smile to my face. When I see this at the bookstore, though, I have no children, I will buy it for the illustrations!

Angela said...

What a great expression! I love your painting technique.
I've been following your work for a awhile, and it's always awesome!!

violetismycolor said...

I just love his black-eye look!

Amy Zaleski said...

Very clever title! Love the cat's expression. Great colors and texture, too. Wonderful job!

Rosemary Travale said...

Really wonderful! The expression on the cats face is great.

zordis said...

Walter is very handsome cat. Good luck on your work.

LudaChristian said...

Love your work.... very nicely done with a great style to it. Kudos!

HARDWAX said...

makes me want to buy the book.

M. Spalding said...

Ahhhhahaha! That expression is priceless. What a hilarious illustration. Fantastic job!

Sara said...

Not to be redundant, but I love it! Really, really great work. I'll stay tuned. :)

Alexa Brett said...

Excellent illo! Congrats on illustrating a book for Random...I can see why they picked you :-)

Dee said...

You know, if he were puffing a cigar and wearing a bowler hat, it wouldn't look out of place! He seems to have the personality of a bookie. ;)
I love your angled line work, and the colors are very eye-catching.

Alison Ashwell said...

I love the cat's expression

Giles said...

Another beautiful piece. Good luck with the book!

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Queen Tut said...

Haha, love the cuts sulky look!

Aravis said...

First of all, great facial expression!

Second of all, that book sounds hilarious! *LOL*

Anonymous said...

Great cat. I love the colors!
wynlen - www.wynlen.no

Artsy Momma Chic said...

LOVE the look on his face! Great illustration!

Baskerville Hound said...

i love this! i love the perspective and the cat's pose-you have really captured this acurately. well done :)

ONESICKINDIVIDUAL said...

diggin the expression on the cats face.

Monkey Freak said...

Funny funny funny.
LOL! :)

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