Month: September 2020

Crimped Scrollwork Fat Cat | Cream Calico

Crimped Scrollwork Fat Cat | Cream Calico

I’ve probably told you all this before, but when I get an order for a cat, I always make at least two. That is how this Crimped Scrollwork Fat Cat | Cream Calico came about, too. I was making a regular Fat Cat in these…

Fuchsia & Blue Swipe Painting

Fuchsia & Blue Swipe Painting

After stalking fluid art pages for several years I finally got up the courage to try it out myself. I have to say that although I spent an enormous amount of money buying supplies and then ruined half of the associated paintings, I believe I…

Tortoiseshell Scrollwork Fat Cat | Warm-cream, White, & Gray

Tortoiseshell Scrollwork Fat Cat | Warm-cream, White, & Gray

This is the first “natural” colored Fat Cat I’ve made so far in the scrollwork style. I was always planning to, but sometimes I get waylaid unless an order comes in and forces me to test out a new design. I’m extremely happy with how…

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Tribute | Paper Quilled Dissent Collar

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Tribute | Paper Quilled Dissent Collar

I don’t recall ever crying about the death of any other public figure. But, when I saw the news on Twitter this past weekend, I was absolutely crushed. I shed more than a few tears for this remarkable woman and when I was feeling empty…

Some More Acrylic Pours

Some More Acrylic Pours

I played around with acrylic pouring over Labor vacation. We spent some time at the family cottage fishing, but returned in the evenings since we prefer sleeping in our own bed. During these relaxed night I did some more acrylic pours. I’m pretty happy with…

Quilled Scrollwork Tortoiseshell Cat | Orange, Black, & White

Quilled Scrollwork Tortoiseshell Cat | Orange, Black, & White

I always debate whether or not to create separate entries for each of my cats or to lump them all together on a single post. This time around I’m choosing the former. Maybe sometime this winter I will create a cat only gallery to display…

Two New Scrollwork Cats | Brown & Grey

Two New Scrollwork Cats | Brown & Grey

I got an order for a custom cat last week and because I was unsure of which color palettes my customer would like better, I created two new scrollwork cats for her to choose from. On a side note, I also whipped up two new…

Full-Striped Quilled Cat | Alternate Version

Full-Striped Quilled Cat | Alternate Version

I felt like it was time to try out a new cat pattern, so the other day I experimented with “stripes.” the second of the two I made as demo models was this Full-Striped Quilled Cat. I had made a zig-zag striped Fat Cat this…

Paper Quilled Striped Cat | New Style

Paper Quilled Striped Cat | New Style

It’s been several years since I created a new cat style, but I’m really excited about this one. This Paper Quilled Striped Cat is a great option for people wanting a quilled cat but who want to depict a striped cat. The scrollwork cats are…

I Finally Tried Pouring Acrylic

I Finally Tried Pouring Acrylic

I’ve been stalking the Fluid Art pages and channels for several years now. I dabbled in Alcohol Inks a while back, but always wanted to try acrylic. This weekend, after getting off my duff, I finally tried pouring acrylic for the first time! Needless to…

The Right Side of Quilling Paper

The Right Side of Quilling Paper

Believe it or not, quilling paper has a “side.” What I mean by this is that there really is a reason to make sure that all your strips are facing in the same direction when you make coils. The right side of quilling paper is…