New Painting: The Beekeeper!

© Ryan Conners

The Beekeeper is the third in a series of bees and cats. Here she stands, proudly showing off some of the honeycomb!

“The Beekeeper”

-Painted with Golden acrylics
– 10″ x 8″ Mounted Birch Wood
-Topped with two coats of matte varnish.
-Signed, titled, and dated on the back by me!

Prints of all 3 paintings will be available in my Society6 Shop!
Dreaming of Being a Bee prints available in my Society6 Shop!

Celebration of Spring, Everything Is in Bloom!

© Ryan Conners

My rhododendron and lilac are in full bloom now and honestly just walking out my front door is a treat. The scent of the lilac bush is amazing-it almost makes me forgive this area of PA for not being able to grow my favorite night blooming jasmine. Almost. The bees are happily buzzing around, inspiring me to make another bee kitty painting (working on that today for possibly tomorrow!)

Annalise and Her Fish

© Ryan Conners

“Annalise and Her Fish”

-Painted with Golden acrylics and Paint Pens
– 10″ x 8″ Mounted Birch Wood
-Topped with two coats of matte varnish.
-Signed, titled, and dated on the back by me!

It was her most prized possession!

Happy Caturday! Black Cat and Spotted Chicken

© Ryan Conners

My newest painting for today! Digital week is over so I thought I’d start back painting with a funky chicken and cat. If you’ve followed my blog for some time, you know I used to have backyard chickens. They were wonderful. Not only because of the fresh eggs, but we raised them from chicks and they were the sweetest and funniest creatures. Puddy cat loved to hang out in the yard while we tended to the chickens.

On a different note, today is also World Goth Day. It’s a running joke in my close circle of friends and family that I’m goth, only because we’ve all been asked so many times by random people if I’m goth. I’m not. Also, I re-did the first version of my Black Cat Lady digital art piece, took away the blue hair, kept the orangey background from the second version, and put the black button up blouse back on her. So that version is also available in my Society6 Shop now. I figured she’s kind of apropos for today. =)

Sunday Illustrations

All shelves are now full of paintings. This photo is from December…

Looking at my cabinet that holds my 8″x10″ and 9″ x 12″ paintings, it’s filled up pretty well! So because there are so many paintings, I’m going to take today and probably next week and work on illustrations on the iPad. Here are two that I just finished: A Halloween colored pattern with lots of kitties and one spooky little ghost that snuck in, and my favorite subject Tuxie Cat with Coffee. =)

Joaquin in the Baby Blue Eyes!

© Ryan Conners

“Joaquin in the Baby Blue Eyes”

-Painted with Golden acrylics.
– 10″ x 8″ Mounted Birch Wood
-Topped with two coats of matte varnish.
-Signed, titled, and dated on the back by me!

Joaquin found his happy place laying in a field of Baby Blue Eyes!

New Items Added to Society6 Shop!

I’ve just added lots of my artwork to many products in my Society6 shop! I realized I didn’t have a lot of my reproduction-aka ‘catified’ versions of old artworks available there, so I took 5 hours and edited and uploaded some of them. There’s still a LOT of paintings that I haven’t made available, so I will be adding more here and there. Take a look at the images below to see the new prints in shop! Click HERE to go to my shop. 

The Meows Concert Cats!

“The Meows”
-Painted with Golden acrylics.
– 12″ x 9″ Mounted Birch Wood
-Topped with two coats of matte varnish.
-Signed, titled, and dated on the back by me!
The Meows were so excited for their first concert and the fans were certainly digging their sound!

Little Woodland Tea & Coffee Party

“Little Woodland Tea and Coffee Party”
-Painted with Golden acrylics.
– 10″ x 8″ Mounted Birch Wood
-Topped with two coats of matte varnish.
-Signed, titled, and dated on the back by me!
Friends gathering for some lovely tea and coffee!