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Friday, December 16, 2011

Spike goes with Le Chapeau...


(new pottery by Gary Rith)
OK, you saw Penny in her little holiday winter outfit yesterday, it got me thinking.....but dressing a cat is, well, a challenge, NO?

In pottery cat news, I have tried so hard to sculpt cats for years with little success. I draw them very well, but sculpting was hard...until this week. The wife wants a creamer with a cat on the handle---her grandmother had one that broke, except for the cat, and Claudia wants a cat on the handle mug....I'm working on it guys.....

7 comments:

Anonymous said...

Ah! Je t'aime ta chat avec le chapeau! En anglaise....I love your cat with the hat! Go Spike!


Shannnon

smartcat said...

That is a fine cat....keep it up!
Spike looks completely thrilled about the chapeau. I'm trying to put antlers on my three!

Michèle Hastings said...

i thought cats liked hats... Dr. Suess's cat does!

i think you kitty on the creamer is just purrfect.

spokalulu said...

LOL at Spike! oooh, if looks could kill....
As Cleopatra would say (if I were to try that trick with her), "We are not amused." Because cats use the "royal WE" as I'm sure you already knew. :)

Reverend Awesome said...

Spike is PISSED! He prefers you keep that sort of tom foolery to Penny.

Elizabeth Grimes said...

I love that your beloved pets are such an inspiration for you!

Claudia from Idiot's Kitchen said...

To quote, well, you....HOLY CATS! You made a cat sculpture!!!! See, your lovely wife and I have such confidence in you. You are a brave, brave man to put a hat on a cat that big. :)

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