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"KitKat"
original painting
acrylic paint and coloured pencil on paper and wood
7" x 10" x 3/4"
2012
signed and dated on the back
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This is a cat named KitKat. He lives in Orangeville, Ontario with his brother, Roy. Their parents recently hired me to paint a group portrait of them. But I love their faces so much that I decided to paint individual portraits of them, too, both of which are currently available here in my shop.

KitKat is wearing a tan sweater and the background is sage green. I chose these colours after viewing photos of my best friend's recent trip to Tuscany. She sent me a picture of some very old buildings, which were painted tan and sage green.

The portrait was created by building up multiple layers of acrylic paint and coloured pencil, giving it a great deal of texture. You can actually feel the stitches in KitKat's sweater and also the pattern in the background. (I like it when people touch my paintings.) The head was first painted on paper, which allowed for much finer detail than would have been possible on a rougher surface. It was then glued onto a solid piece of pine wood, after which the clothing and background were filled in. The edges of the wood panel have been painted very dark brown.

Stainless steel hanging hardware will be installed on the back before shipping. There's no need to frame this painting unless you really want to.
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CANADIAN CUSTOMERS:
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ALL CUSTOMERS (Canada, USA and Everywhere else):
Combined shipping is available, but please contact me before placing your order if you wish to buy more than one item. I can then calculate the least expensive way to ship your purchases.
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This painting was originally priced at $90. Now on sale for $80.

ON SALE-original painting (KitKat)


Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: paper, pine wood, acrylic paint, coloured pencil, hanging hardware
  • Ships worldwide from Canada
  • Feedback: 391 reviews
  • Favorited by: 18 people