Feline Fun!!

Our brand new range is here! The design include three little cats and some of the things they love on a funky blue background. There’s a lot to choose from, including notebooks, pens, pencil cases and sticky notes. Head over to the shop to see more.

Leaping

This cat was tricky! Doodlecats heads are ovals so when side on, it loses something and doesn’t look right. I started drawing from a reference photo of a cat leaping but then I had to go back and change things to make it more Doodlecatty.

Where I work

Hands up who likes being nosey. Me! I thought you might be too ๐Ÿ™‚ I had a new desk delivered yesterday which Daz and I had the fun of assembling (trusty Ikea) so that we have more room to pack parcels. It prompted a big tidy up of my office and organising of my space. …

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New T-shirt Shop

I know lots of you love t-shirts but it’s always been difficult for me to get the right sizes and styles to please everyone. I’ve decided to open a Spreadshirt shop so you can buy my tees from there. There’s a great selection of sizes, styles and colours which I hope will please everyone. I …

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Holiday

At the beginning of July we went away for a week with my parents to South Devon. It was the mostly lovely relaxing week and we had a wonderful time. We stayed in a house that overlooked the sea and it was perfect for watching the boats and birds and listening to the waves. Daz …

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ME Awareness Day

May 12th is ME awareness day. Myalgic Encephalopathy, also known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, is a life changing illness that sadly too many people suffer from. This day hopes to increase awareness and understanding of the condition. I wanted to write a proper blog post about this but as I spent time this morning designing …

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New Chickens!

We’ve only had our one chicken Dorothy for a while now, since her friends passed away. They were all battery hens which we adopted and not all of them live very long due to the stressful start in life. We decided it was time to get her some friends! Meet Audrey and Margo ๐Ÿ˜€ We …

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Christmas gift ideas

I am sure lots of you are doing your Christmas shopping with Doodlecats (thank you) but if you’re looking for some more ideas I thought I would share some of the great things my friends make. RCTees print lovely t-shirts (including a Doodlecats special!) Daz has had this tee for years and it’s still as …

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Gromit Unleashed – Part 1

Around Bristol over the summer there are 80 Gromits that have been decorated by all sorts of artists. They’re amazing! So far we have found 8 so lots more to go. It is a lot of fun finding them. About Gromit Unleashed! Led by Wallace & Gromitโ€™s Grand Appeal and Aardman Animations, Gromit Unleashed is …

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Gnome Makeover

Here are my happy little garden gnomes which I decided to paint. As you can see, they were tired and faded after a summer in the sun so they needed new outfits. I used acrylic paints and I’m going to varnish them before they go outside to make sure they’re extra protected. I want my …

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2012- What a great year!!

Wow, what can I say about 2012? It’s been fantastic. 2012 is the year that Doodlecats really took off and now it’s a full-time job and I’m making a living doing something that I really love. I couldn’t have done it without all of you lovely customers and followers so thank you so much!! Here’s …

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We’re back!

Daz and I have been away with family for the past 5 days (the cats stayed at a lovely cattery). We had a lovely time but it’s nice to be back home with the cats again. December has been the busiest month of my life so I’m pretty tired but very happy with how it …

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Christmas Market Cats

One of things I love about doing lots of different markets at Christmas is all the wonderful artists and creators I meet and all the lovely stuff they make. Here are some of the cats I found at the Trinity Art Market on Saturday. I bought one of these, they’re fab! http://www.emmaleveyillustration.com http://misterpeebles.tumblr.com The lady …

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How I make my pictures

Lots of people ask me what software I use to create my drawings so I thought I would show you how my work develops and what I use. I taught myself to use all the various different programs and I still don’t know what half the functions do. I have used online tutorials and books …

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Sewing with cats

I’ve been experimenting with sewing today, with some super cool Doodlecats fabric I had printed. Now I’ve settled on a design I like, I’ll be making up these pouches over the next day or so to list in my shop. Also today, the postman delivered something I’ve been waiting for 6 weeks for – Doodlecats …

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