Laurel Burch

I think that Laurel Burch might be my most favourite artist of all time. Not only did she paint cats but her use of colour was just amazing. There is something magical and wonderful about her artwork. It is full of life and a real joy to see. I recently treated myself to a new …

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Madeleine Floyd

Madeleine Floyd is most well known for her bird illustrations. She did however, also create a wonderful picture book called Captain’s Purr. It’s a lovely story and the illustrations are just wonderful. I really like her style. I love the way she captures sleepy cat poses so well.

Ronald Searle

Yesterday it was announced the artist Ronald Searle had died at the age of 91. BBC news article. On all the different new programmes they talked of his St Trinians work but not of his awesome cat drawings. He has created many many cat books with his wonderful and humourous cat illustrations. He was a …

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Extra Ordinary Comics

I love it when I come across a new web comic I like. This one is awesome! It’s not 100% about cats but there’s enough cute kitty antics to keep me happy. You should check it out www.exocomics.com I’ll probably spend the rest of today browsing the archives for more funny stuff. EOComics are also …

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Oliver Jeffers

I thought I’d share with you the work of another illustrator whose work I adore, Oliver Jeffers. I love the simplicity of his illustrations, his use of space and making the most of double page spreads. These illustrations are from the book Lost and Found, the story of a boy and a penguin. It’s such …

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Cassandra Graus

I was watching Cats 101 which is a great show all about cats on Animal Planet. This week they featured an artist and as soon as I saw her work I knew I had to share it with you! You can check out the interview with her here. I just love the way she paints …

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Simon’s Cat

I don’t think there’s anyone out there who hasn’t come across Simon’s Cat. I still remember seeing the first video he did and I was totally in love with his style and watched it many many times. I think it’s still my favourite of them all. I got his first book as soon as it …

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Jeffery Brown

Today I want to share with you the illustrator of one of my favourite cat cartoon books, Jeffery Brown. I bought his Cat Getting Out of a Bag and Other Observations book as a birthday present to myself a couple of years ago, it’s brilliant. I love the simple style and the classic cat antics …

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Gemma Correll

It’s Tuesday again which means it’s time for me to share with you another artist whose work I love. This week it’s Gemma Correll. Gemma’s work is just wonderful. She has a great sense of humour and likes cats! Her work isn’t all cats though, lots of it is based on her awesome little pug …

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