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Owl Madness by Cathy Stevens Pratt

I never thought much about owls until I joined Pinterest. A friend on there LOVES owls. She pinned so many owls. What’s up with the owls??? They started to get into my head and my appreciation grew. Why would this … Continue reading

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Dust and dog hair. By Vermont artist Cathy Stevens Pratt

My palette was covered in dust and dog hair! I have been watching the colors become a bit drab as I glanced at it sideways. Like an old friend cast aside, it’s been giving me the stink eye occasionally. Saying, … Continue reading

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Can painters knit?

Well, this one can. In my opinion I’m definitely not an expert fiber arts creator. Not like my friend Kathleen. But I try, and honestly I love it. I knit and crochet when I can’t do anything else. Something is … Continue reading

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gasping for air

This is day three that my son has been attending one kick butt art camp about 2 hours away from our house. I stay at his camp (not with the kids but all by myself in a closed room that … Continue reading

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Tree Mixed Media hand painted HAND by Cathy Stevens Pratt

I especially like this one. Well, who doesn’t love trees? Especially all of us Vermont tree-hugging sap boiling peeper listening recycling nut cases? I love Vermont, well, mostly. Not the slugs or the ice, otherwise, it is super fine! Here … Continue reading

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Hand Painted Lotus art by Vermont painter Cathy Stevens Pratt

Another hand for you since I did…four! One more for the next time. This is a lotus flower in all its glory on a lovely Thursday to brighten things and remind me that NO MUD, NO LOTUS. Amen sister. Peace … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Dad! Hand art, hand painted Cat Watercolor and Acrylic Painting by Cathy Stevens Pratt

Hand number 2, you’ll be familiar with the shape of my hand before this is all over with. I can’t resist painting cats, so here you go. Same color palette as the first one with the castle since I painted … Continue reading

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Hand painting, castle landscape with the moon by cat stevens pratt

Howdy all. I joined a swap on iatcs and the directions were to trace our own hand and art it up. I love to draw castles so here you go. I first painted the background, then cut out the hand. From … Continue reading

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colorful Girl Butterfly by Vermont painter Cathy Stevens Pratt

When you don’t paint every single bit of your art it becomes Mixed Media. You can see here that I’ve used an existing background. Lots of artists do this, it is perfectly acceptable. I’ve been experimenting because I have a … Continue reading

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abstract art Gel Mountain by Vermont artist ME!

Abstract art is FUN!! Usually I have to transfer an idea, an image, from my brain, onto paper. A person needs to mostly look like a person, a bird a bird, you get the idea. Abstract art, ha! No such … Continue reading

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