Here naked kitty, kitty……………..

So after many paintings of lovely doggies, I have completed one of a nudie cat! Boris the Sphynx!!!

I drew it up last Thursday eve and got busy on it Friday, Saturday and then finished it up this morning!! I am glad I used more colors than just one for the background. I think it helped with having colors that are in his face also be in the background. I am super happy how this one came out!!!! 🙂

Back on to the birds of prey paintings……………………….

Boris the Sphynx 16x20 canvas
Boris the Sphynx 16×20 canvas

Published by Janice Serilla Art and Design

I have been artistic in one way or another all my life. Growing up in a creative family fueled my desire towards being an artist. I moved to Santa Cruz, CA from Detroit, MI in 2009, I needed a creative outlet and started volunteering at a local Clay Studio where I created many hand built ceramic vessels and fun sculptures. From there, I stumbled into sewing and started a handbag line under the name Mackerilla Design. After many years of sewing my bag designs, (which I currently still sell sewing patterns of my designs on ETSY and through a few online retailers) I wanted to get back to being an artist and started painting in 2014. Since I am passionate about animals and volunteer for rescues, painting dogs and cats in acrylic paint on canvas would be my subjects of choice! But I do love to paint all other living creatures as well as a few humans here and there! My approach is to capture the animal’s essence through the look in their eyes. To show their vulnerability and love for their humans. I truly love painting and have so many ideas continuously swirling in my head! I feel I am still learning and growing. I am looking forward to my future to see my progression as being an artist. -Janice Serilla

2 thoughts on “Here naked kitty, kitty……………..

  1. Hi Janice,

    Just wanted to say how much fun it is seeing all your new pet portraits! I keep seeing and liking them on Facebook and on emails, but just needed to say how much I love that you’re doing them.

    Cheers,

    Lois

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