“Driving Miss Kitty”
-Painted with Golden acrylics.
-Approx. 7.25″ x 10″ piece of wood
-Topped with two coats of gloss varnish.
-Signed, titled, and dated on the back by me!
Miss Kitty knew how to arrive in style, only the best for her. This beautiful Duesenberg Model J was sure to turn heads!
Sometimes I can’t help myself.
I find myself trying to photograph what I’ve painted. I’m glad my family and my cats are accommodating.
The weather, on the other hand, isn’t very accommodating. Ah well, 2 out of 3 isn’t too bad!
I’m a huge vintage Volvo fan. It started with my first car, a 1969 144 Volvo. It was a beast but it ran like a dream in the Washington state Winters. Then one day it died and I couldn’t afford to fix it, I was devastated. Since then I’ve had 4 Volvos total. The current one is a 1982 244 DL with 30k original miles. It’s rough, probably because it sat for years, and no one in this tiny Pennsylvania town we moved to will touch it. Ah well… On to the painting! So I love to paint cats in Volkswagens, and a few years ago I thought, “Why not Volvos?” There’s a lot of us Volvo lovers out there, that also love cats. =)
One day, I decided to see if I could bring a painting “to life” with my own cats and Volvo. It was hilarious, and I spent most of the time laughing so hard I could barely focus (which is why the focus is off…). I’m glad I tried though, nothing funnier than seeing your own cats at the wheel of your car. The whole idea was that they were going on a road trip, and picking up my daughter on the way.
I’ve painted quite a few Volvo Road Trip cat paintings, and I think the next one with be a nice little P1800. =)