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Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Kitten with a Whip


Just wanted to see if you were paying attention.

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The Shy Kitten has spoken.

It's amazing what I can get done when I'm not at work.
I printed this poster on my Epson R1800 at home (love you Epson, you're the best!) on 13x19 glossy paper and I have to say it looks pretty damn adorable. The font makes it look kind of Scholastic-y and retro. Who remembers the Scholastic Book Mobile? And Dynamite magazine? Oh man, do I feel old now. Wow.

Thanks to all of you who offered sage advice as to what the kitten would say to MJ's kindergarten class. In the end, I morphed a bit of what Cartooncharacter and Iasa commented. Hopefully that kitten is still around Chinatown somewhere and I can pay it some royalties, or give it a can of tuna.

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ps.: If anyone is interested in purchasing a Shy Kitten poster, let me know. I'm totally intrigued by the idea of actually selling my work someday!

9 comments:

Char February 17, 2009 at 6:38 PM  

awwww. soooo sweet. I love it. I know the children will love it too.

~K February 18, 2009 at 5:06 AM  

ummmm. I feel like a mouse after being drawn in by the title. I was expecting Eartha Kitt as Catwoman! :-)

and yes I remember Scholastic Mobile!

Cute Poster the kidlets will love it

Anirudh induchudan February 18, 2009 at 5:33 AM  

nice photo...

Christina February 18, 2009 at 6:23 AM  

This is wonderful! I too remember the magazine and the mobile. : )

Gaston Studio February 18, 2009 at 8:00 AM  

Can so relate! Am currently feeding (and trying to find a home for) 3 kittens and a mommy that gave birth under our house a few months ago... they are certainly shy but love the toys and capnip I put on the porch for them.
Great photo!

Blue Sky Dreaming February 18, 2009 at 9:14 AM  

You did a great job...it is both scholastic and fine art!
How many film festivals are there in San Francisco? Wonderful city, something interesting all the time!

Cartooncharacter February 18, 2009 at 12:18 PM  

Dynamite magazine was the best!!!

My Castle in Spain February 18, 2009 at 1:01 PM  

so cute !
(just read your comment ..cracked me up...me too i'm finishing some work and it's 10pm here now, bloody h...)
xoxo

margieandkath February 19, 2009 at 4:23 AM  

i remember which books i bought in the book mobile. atlas shrugged. ayn rand. grade ten.

margie