cats seem to be on my mind lately

Everyone who knows me would unanimously agree that I, Arati, am a dog person. I don't by any means hate cats at all, I just prefer dogs! But, lately, I have been painting rather a lot of cats... Mostly influenced, I have go admit, by my sister's rescue cat, a lovely lad. This latest piece... Continue Reading →

the ugly stage of art

The reason I never show clients artwork in progress is because it's pretty ugly. These two pieces are in the middle stages... I've done the base coat on the dogs, and a little more detail on the cat, but both are unfortunately looking quite scary at the moment! Half-finished pet portraits can look pretty creepy!... Continue Reading →

a work in progress

Unfinished work. How rarely we artists show this stage of our process on social media! I, like others, am definitely guilty of preferring a pretty grid to one filled with work in progress. Painting a Christmas card idea And yet, a lot of my pieces are the most interesting in this stage. There are so... Continue Reading →

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