Many a story the cat had read, and then he retold them to the dead.
Description: A cat and a skull sit together on top of a pile of books in a candle-lit library having a most interesting conversation. The skull seems amused by what the cat is saying.
Displaying fierce pride while donning a Day of the Dead style mask, this momma cat teaches her kitten about their ancestors. They sit in front of a Stonehenge structure while spirits from the past gather around the giant rocks in the distance.
Delusions of modesty crammed in her head, she covered those bits even when she was dead.
Description: A surprised skeleton who has just emerged from her crypt holds up her hands to cover parts of her body. Six black cats watch with bemusement.
When times are tough it's not just you. Skeletons get lonely too.
Image Description: A skeleton stands behind a wooden fence in front of snow covered forest trees. His head is tilted with curiosity as he looks straight at you.
$110.00A very surprised looking cactus with eyes wide open sits out in the middle of a beautiful expanse of desert.
For just a few years the earth is our home.
And then we are dust in the catacomb.
This artwork features a dark gray cat in profile with a Dia de los Muertos sugar skull design and golden gilded whiskers. Included in the scene are three orange roses and a large green spider on a web. The background is of a textured red and orange coffin pattern.
Friends 'til the end.
Description: Best friends, a cat and a skeleton, sit together watching a pink and gold sunset over the blue sub-arctic snow.
I've been wanting to paint the topic of cats in space for quite awhile, so here is "Cosmos", my first painting along that theme. Have you ever wondered how a cat sees the universe? Maybe they, like us, think the cosmos revolves around them. In this case the cosmos is watching back in the form of a giant cats eye surrounded by crackling lightning in the midst of a beautiful and colorful nebula. A single cat observes the view from the platform of his own little ship of the imagination.
"I feel pretty, Oh, so pretty. I feel pretty and witty and bright! And I pity any girl who isn't me tonight." - Maria / West Side Story Broadway Lyrics
Description: A skeleton in a flowing pink dress with little yellow flowers and pink ribbons prances through a grassy field at night. A flourish of pink hearts follows her path.
A mere eight minutes in the past
these photons left the sun.
Now that they have arrived on earth
it's far too late to run.
If cats cared for riches,
like some folks you may know,
they'd bejewel their toys
and then bask in the glow.
$110.00Thirteen eyeballs peak out between the branches of a blue spruce tree covered in winter snow.
A woman in a long dress and a cat walk down a road together, surrounded by brilliant red leaves that lay in contrast to a foggy sky. While some people long for the sun, others will find this overcast walk in the woods to be the epitome of a perfect day.
The other trees tried to warn him, but Clyde had never heard of a scratching post.
Gato Azul (meaning blue cat) is a black cat decorated as a sugar skull for Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) in water blue, including a fish on the forehead and an ocean wave on the chest.
While most of our canvas have black sides, this canvas stands out because it has blue sides.
Gato Luna (meaning moon cat) is a black cat decorated as a sugar skull for Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) in deep purple, including phases of the moon on the forehead and a bat in front of the moon on the chest.
While most of our canvas have black sides, this canvas stands out because it has purple sides.
Gato Rojo (meaning red cat) is a black cat decorated as a sugar skull for Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) in fire red, including flames around the eyes and a rising phoenix bird on the chest.
While most of our canvas have black sides, this canvas stands out because it has red sides.
Gato Rosado (meaning pink cat) is a black cat decorated as a sugar skull for Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) in valentine pink, including a rose on the forehead and a fractured heart on the chest.
While most of our canvas have black sides, this canvas stands out because it has pink sides.
Gato Sol (meaning sun cat) is a black cat decorated as a sugar skull for Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) in sunny gold, including flowers around the eyes and a bright sun with eight planets on the chest.
While most of our canvas have black sides, this canvas stands out because it has gold sides.
Gato Verde (meaning green cat) is a black cat decorated as a sugar skull for Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) in extraterrestrial green, including a spaceship on the forehead and an alien cat face on the chest.
While most of our canvas have black sides, this canvas stands out because it has green sides.
$110.00A crabby little girl wearing a pink skull skirt and bunny slippers carries a giant skull hammer through a spooky forest.
One thing now is deathly clear. He'll die if he can't get a beer.
Description: A blank eyed skeleton sits at the kitchen counter with a full beer in his hands. In the background hangs a poster advertising his favorite beer, Kitty Litter Lager. A possibly fatal home brew recipe is pinned to the refrigerator with a magnet.
This snowy owl displays aspects of a wraith along with a Dia de los Muertos design, combining the fear of death and the acceptance of loss in to one entity.
While leprechauns are part of old Irish lore, this leprecat is more reflective of an Americanized St Patrick's Day. He has a rainbow leading to his pot of gold, but instead of coins he has a nice glass of golden colored beer. His expression suggests that's not his first glass of the night. He's also decked out in a green coat and hat with a gold buckle. The one truly traditional aspect of this leprechaun is that he has nice boots, which a real leprechaun would have made himself. The man in the moon is keeping watch over this happy little leprecat and will make sure he gets home safely.
In waters dark and mirky dim, skeletons can learn to swim.
Description: A skeleton with flowing black hair and a tattered white dress swims up from the bottom of a lake. In each of her outstretched hands she drags along a smaller skeleton, her two long lost children finally found. Colorful fish swim about in the water around them.
When summer changes into fall, La Muerte welcomes one and all.
Description: La Calavera Catrina makes a guest appearance as La Muerte, who you encounter with her larger than life feline companion while walking down an autumn forest road. They have matching hair (white), matching eyes (ice blue), and matching accessories (pink). Noticing the skeleton slumped over farther down the road, your spine begins to tingle under the attention of their intense stares.
Thirteen black cats with multi-colored eyes, and each one of them staring right at you.
When a cat decides to sit on you, waiting it out is all you can do.
Description: A gray and white cow cat with curled horns and a mess of whiskers stares straight at the viewer while sitting up straight on top of a human skull. The cat is wearing a royal pink cape with a high back collar. The front of the cape is pinned together with a red heart bearing the cursive letter L. The skull rolls its eyes back in frustration because there's nothing it can do about the cat. In the background roars a warm fire in a stone hearth, surrounded by an assortment of cat toys and accessories.
A skeleton stops to wave hello with her posse of thirteen cats in tow.
Description: A skeleton wearing a pink cat face mask and a fluffy black tail waves at the viewer. In the autumn colored bushes behind her, thirteen black cats wearing matching pink masquerade masks also look at the viewer.
Despite the beauty, you must surely know that there are places you just shouldn't go.
Description: A skeleton cautiously enters the forest through a foggy opening. The forest is beautiful but dark, covered in red leaves and brush. Laying in wait amidst the big gnarled trees are two cats, and the remnants of two other skeletons.
$310.00A little black cats sits in a golden meadow surrounded by an autumn forest.
This painting features a colorful Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Penguin amid swirls of snow flurries and a backdrop of the southern lights, the aurora australis.
He's thankful for his daily bread even though he's long since dead.
Description: A happy skeleton sits on top of his grave appreciating the Dia de los Muertos offerings of bread, pears, and marigolds.
An impish little black creature peaks from the eye of a white jack-o-lantern that is filled with yellow flowers.
The surest way to cut your meds is to pet the little kitty heads.
Description: You've probably heard the story of Cerberus, the three-headed hell-hound that guards the entrance to the Greek underworld. But not many people know that Cerberus has a feline counterpart. Hades sits on a red velvet throne, petting the three-headed sphynx cat Purrberus, who is nestled on the bony lap.
Purrberus's pendant is by Outlaw Kitty (TM), available from Outlaw Kritters.
The skeletons, with smiles and waves, greet you from the yard of graves.
Description: A white cat with blue eyes sits on a headstone surrounded by pink roses. In the cemetery behind the cat a gathering of skeletons holds a celebration with the graves covered in Dia de los Muertos candles.
The moments we take are far too few for a secret garden rendezvous.
Description: A gray and white cow cat and a skeleton peek together through an arched castle window. On the other side they find a secret shady rose garden where they can shelter from the overbearing brightness of daylight.
Your real friends are the ones who will help you hide a body.
Description: The viewer looks up from the bottom of a grave. A wide eyed skeleton and thirteen black cats peer over the edge of the grave with a giant moon looming overhead in a starlit night sky. The skeleton looks directly at the viewer while all the cats look at the skeleton.
Stuck inside a lonely tomb, a raven comes to lift the gloom.
Description: A skeleton looks out through the window of a chained casket against a brick wall, while a giant black raven dangles the key to the lock just within reach. The scene is lit by a candle in an iron filigree lamp.
Weird and wonderful, with a V shaped face.
Cats are like aliens from outer space.
You notice them only when autumn is near, but skeletons frolic throughout the year.
Description: A happy skeleton runs through pink, purple, and yellow spring flowers while an easter bunny watches with concern. In the background the warm yellow sun peeks over green grassy fields.
The subject was a friend he knew, but still he had a job to do.
Description: A very sad looking reaper hugs a teddy bear in the autumn night, while the teddy bear looks directly at the viewer with alarm in its eyes.
A fluffy green teddy bear witch wearing a purple hat and cape sits in a spooky forest.
$110.00A brown teddy bear sits typing at a laptop computer balanced on a stack of books. A little gray cat peaks into the room just in time to catch the guilty bear in the act of searching the internet for information about beer.
A very happy little brown ant dances on top of an ant hill.
$110.00Snakes don't, as a rule, like to socialize much, but Clyde had a good feeling about this one.
Thirteen cats climbed up a tree,
expecting who knows what to see.
There they found a lone gray owl,
mistaking it for poultry fowl.
While owls aren't as wise as we once thought, we can assure you that this one is smart enough to get away unharmed.
If you dare to take a chance, shake your bones and learn to dance.
Description: A skeleton witch in a purple dress and pointy hat dances in front of a steaming volcano while disaster looms. Three orange spotted cats dance with her in the midst of a fields of purple and yellow flowers.
What are these guys out to do? They're probably sneaking up on you.
Description: A skeleton creeps through a forest of dead trees, with two other skeletons in the distance doing the same thing.
This piece was inspired by "Vorspiel" from the opera "Die Walküre" (The Valkyrie) by Richard Wagner.
Adorable little white ghosts fly through a dark spooky forest.
Even though the humans fight, the animals will be alright.
Description: Two skeletons roughhouse by a tree under a crescent moon at dusk. A cat, a dog, and a raven watch the fracas. The raven screeches while the dog looks worried, and the cat turns to glare at the viewer.