Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Cats That Sew, Cats That Swim

Illustrator Ella Goodwin creates pretty cat illustrations with a little bit of cheek to them! From her "crafty cats, to those who like to take a dip dressed in the most elegant of bathing costumes," this talented artist is wonderful at giving her fabulous felines beautiful little world's of their own.

I love the "Underwater Feline Fatale Collection," especially "Octini" (above). I can just imagine Priscilla wearing that swimsuit to cover up her extra "bits"!

Goodwin has also created a darling trio of prints based on a character named Percy. In addition to the "Catsuit" print below, the set also includes "Moon Bubbles" and "Percy's Party," which I think would make an adorable addition to a child's room!

When I asked Ella if she had any cats of her own that she drew inspiration from, she said, "Yes indeed I have two cats, Chewbacca and Tiger. They're huge, fluffy big owl eyed creatures. You can't see quite how ridiculously raccoon tailed from these pics, but I attached a couple anyway (They're Norwegian Forest cats, I'm told)."

Tiger and Chewy

Chewy and Tiger

Thank you to Ella for sharing her kitties with us, even though now I want to steal them!

If you would like to see more of Ella's work, you can visit her Etsy shop, or like her on Facebook for more information!

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Alyssa S said...

Those are so cute! I love how the first one has four bikini tops on.
Voted for you last week, when will you find out?


Catsparella said...

Hi Alyssa! Thank you for voting..if you have time, please vote every day, twice a day :) They will be announcing the winner on August 26th at the BlogPaws conference in DC!

HH and The Boys said...

I love these kitties.

pawhugs, max

Cat and DOG Chat With Caren said...

that artwork is whimsical and adorable!!! I have to close my eyes though. I can't buy EVERYTHING that you post! (wink!)

Unknown said...

Why can't we haz everything that Cat posts? Ella creates a lovely world. Ella also haz some damn fine kitties.

Alyssa S said...

Oh ok I will every time I'm near a computer! Good luck!

Catsparella said...

Aww, thank you so much Alyssa!! *hugs*

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