Artwork takeover!

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Whew! Getting busy! 

My small house is being taken over by portraits! Started 4 more and was contacted for a few more!

If you are interested in a custom portrait for the holidays, I still can take on a few more! 

Or you can always buy a gift certificate for someone!

Contact me at 831 325-3905 or shoot me an email!

mackerilla@gmail.com 

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Another one in the Books!

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Whew! My 3rd Open Studio Art tour is over! And this one was a very busy one! We guestimated around 300 visitors! 😁

I met so many new awesome human beings as well as visiting returning customers.

We had a kids section in our backyard for them to be creative and to play.

Sold lots of prints, cards and some originals!

Thank you to all that came by!

Less than 2 weeks!!!

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Open Studios in Santa Cruz is coming up!!!

The welcoming committee is ready to great you!!

You can download the app for your phone to locate all the artist’s you want to visit (Art Council Santa Cruz) 


Come visit me!!! North County Artist #47 

October 7th and 8th 11am til 5pm




Open Studios!

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Well this will be my 3rd year in Santa Cruz’s Open Studios Art Tour!! COOL!!!

Preparing early this year with getting prints made of allot of my artwork.

Will have originals for sale too!

Also taking on more custom pet portrait clients now. This time of year, I am not as swamped with orders, so a good time to get your beloved pet painted by me! A great birthday, Fathers Day or any day gift!

Call me or email!!!

831 325-3905 or mackerilla@gmail.com

Done!

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Just finished my pet portrait of Harper the cat! This canvas is a 30×36

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Progress of a painting

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From sketch to almost final completion of a piece. This is Harper the cat. I have one more day of work to go! Enjoy! 🙂

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Sketch

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Laying out base colors

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Building up eyes and nose

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Planning the shading in fur

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Collar and more detailing

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Building up fur

Here naked kitty, kitty……………..

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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

Mackerilla at the Bay Area Pet Expo

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Come get some handmade Mackerilla Pup-Cycled Sweaters, Cat recovery Collars, T-Shirts, Sweatshirts, Patches, storage totes and of course…………..Gimpy Pet dog leashes, collars and harnesses in BOOTH #702 at the Bay Area Pet Expo!!!!!

I am sharing Booth #702with

Mari Rodriguez of The Honorable Dalmatian.

The Honorable Dalmatian is a retail store that features animal-inspired art, jewelry, apparel and greeting cards, locally-roasted coffee beans and gently-worn women’s clothing and accessories.

Every purchase made at The Honorable Dalmatian benefits local animal causes. Many of the store’s items are “double winners,” meaning that the artist or wholesaler also donates to animal causes.

Check out her shop online!

She has great jewelry, T shirts and Art!

Come meet us and enjoy all the other vendors at the Expo!

Lot’s of activities and pet adoption!

A Cuttin and a sewin!

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Making Cat post surgery recovery collars to sell at the upcoming Bay Area Pet Expo on Feb 4th!