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"Basket Case" SOLD

“Basket Case”

6 x 6in oil on museum quality panel


(plus one can of tuna)
It’s Ed.  Do I really need to say anymore??
 This is  what we’ve  come too.  Eddie is waiting on his agent to present me with the contract.  Refuses to let me really see him to paint–  just bits and pieces of fur and fluff.  Kind of a stand-off. He knows I am wanting to create two more paintings of him, one for my annual PAWS fundraiser painting for the end of this month and the other for the mouse project for Steve Worthington’s book.  He keeps telling me the “claws” in his contract (Eddie doesn’t really get the whole lawyer/contract language thing…) states that he is to get one can of tuna with each small painting sold of him.  So to satisfy him and his “cat people” I have added it to the price.  Not to worry, I will pick it up and deliver it, just as though you had done it yourself. No point in two of us being on Ed’s bad side.
In other news:
  • This week’s Artists Helping Artist radio show is on ways to improve your blog–due to conflicting scheduling our show will be live at 10 EST time this Thursday, August 5,  and will revert back to regular time (12 EST) next week.  If you miss us live, you can always catch the recorded shows by going to “Artists Helping Artists” Blog.  Click Here!

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  • MY NAME IS Claudia Finn - September 18, 2010 - 9:19 pm

    You captured texture so wonderfully with such adept and beautifully worked brush strokes!!That basket is amazing!!ReplyCancel

  • Dreama - August 11, 2010 - 10:32 am

    Thanks everyone! Just thought you should see what I am up against with my reluctant model..:)ReplyCancel

  • mary maxam - August 8, 2010 - 5:49 pm

    I love how your color palette is so recognizable as being you, whether it’s this great cat or laundry on a line.ReplyCancel

  • julia Kulish/ Art Speaking - August 6, 2010 - 11:12 pm

    Love the colors in this one. Thanks for sharing! I ahve ben tuning into the Artist helping artists show and have been learing so much – really appreciate it!ReplyCancel

  • Clydetta - August 6, 2010 - 6:00 pm

    Just as I was about to give in…I checked….SOLD…like I said, I have been fighting my addiction…LOL…I soooo loved this one too!!!ReplyCancel

  • Kelley Sanford - August 6, 2010 - 2:57 pm

    Can’t believe Eddie only wanted one can of tuna. Is he getting soft in his “old” age. Nice painting.ReplyCancel

  • Gwen Bell - August 6, 2010 - 10:11 am

    Still laughing! What a delightful post and I love the title. So glad Eddie cooperated long enough for you to paint this terrific portrait. Great job on his sparkling, but intolerant eyes.ReplyCancel

  • Paintings by Irit Bourla - August 5, 2010 - 6:52 pm

    You are funny Dreama.
    What a cute cat and great painting.ReplyCancel

  • Clydetta - August 5, 2010 - 6:13 pm

    I so love this one of your little cat with the big attitude…I always look so forward to seeing your new paintings..although I also dread it for reasons known between us…LOL…this one is just adorable…I know I told you I am trying to stay off this thing…shewwwwReplyCancel

  • Leslie Saeta - August 5, 2010 - 2:22 pm

    You are too funny my dear. Is Eddie still insisting he accompany you on the trip to California for our workshop? Hmmm …
    Wonderful painting too!ReplyCancel

  • Marian Fortunati - August 5, 2010 - 1:01 pm

    You are just too funny, Dreama.

    And Eddie…. smart cat… but I love seeing the little fluffs and fur balls he DOES let us see.ReplyCancel

  • Nancy Goldman - August 5, 2010 - 10:17 am

    Sounds like Eddie has you right where he wants you. How did you ever get in this predicament?
    Great painting, even if he wasn’t cooperating.ReplyCancel

  • Sparrowhawk - August 5, 2010 - 10:07 am

    I love the colours in your palette.. the cat and the basket are cute.ReplyCancel

  • Dean H. - August 5, 2010 - 8:10 am

    Looks like Ed may be “tripping” on catnip. Lol
    Great candy colors…love it!!ReplyCancel

  • Cynthia a.k.a. Cynnie - August 5, 2010 - 3:35 am

    Title made me laugh…your blog is so much fun…not only do you paint fantastic pieces but you entertain us at the same time…:)
    Eddie is a real cutie too.ReplyCancel

  • SUSAN RODEN - August 5, 2010 - 1:33 am

    Eddie looks so coy peeking over the basket – a cat with a ‘tude.
    Beautiful piece Dreama – even with an uncooperative model!ReplyCancel

  • bricarwaller - August 4, 2010 - 8:12 pm

    I love it! I have my own basket case, named Ella, she’s a tuxedo kitty also. She supervises my painting techniques, she’s a tough critic:)ReplyCancel

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