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Jul 24, 2009

Siamese Cat Protest

Sputnik is my inspiration for my Siamese Cat Paintings. My latest painting is based on a drawing I did of her while she slept, curled up into a ball, on my lap. Whenever I sit and draw at my desk, she keeps me company.

On the other hand, If I am going to paint, I stand at my waist high work-table. Once she sees me go to this work-table, she usually runs to her cat climber which puts her almost at my eye level to stage her Protest. This lasts for a couple of minutes. I give her a hug and gently but firmly say, "I'm going to work now." She eventually understands that I am not changing my course and jumps off to go sit in my chair at the desk. Here she is in the midst of her protest on July 21, 2009.

To see more photos of her, including last week's photo of her blue eyes, just click on the Cats category at the bottom of my blog page.

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Anya said...

Hi Juana
Sputnik is your inspiration.
Kareltje is my inspiration
I wish I could make a drawing from him ;)
I like your painting its BEAUTIFUL !
So sweet from Sputnik that she sit still when you painted her ^__^

Hugs to Sputnik
Kareltje =^.^=
Anya :)

Poetic Artist said...

I think Sputnik is so beautiful and she looks like she is so in charge of the house.
Your work is so wonderful. Have a great weekend.

readingsully2 said...

I have said it over and over. This cat is great. :) I wanted to tell you to stop by my blog if you can. I opened a new shop. I am pretty excited.

Hey Harriet said...

Oh this is a gorgeous post! I love the painting! And I love the protest shot of your adorable Sputnik. It's funny how our pets think that the entire world revolves around them. And they're ususally right in thinking that! ;D

Anonymous said...

Now, if looks could kill...

What a soulful and expressive cat!

Crafty Green Poet said...

what a lovely cat and a beautiful paiting of her.

I like your people shadow photos too...

Sylvia K said...

Have to agree with ladyfi, if looks could kill...
she does have an expressive face! Reminds me of a Siamese cat I had many years ago and she was such a joy!
Enjoy your day -- you and Sputnik both!

magiceye said...

hey sputnik you sure are an inspiration! good to see you!

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Dianne said...

she truly has the protest look down pat! I love her face and her body language

Cezar and Léia said...

how beautiful! Fabulous post!

Hello dear friend!
I came here to visit you from Pet Pride!
purrs and love

Chris Stone said...

i love the painting! and Sputnik is such an expressive cat.

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