Artwork / 2014 / The Owl and the Pussycat

paintings of the owl and the pussycat
Gwenn Seemel
The Owl and The Pussycat
2014
acrylic on panel
6 x 12 inches (combined dimensions)

This diptych represents the famous owl and kitty of Edward Lear’s nonsense poem, which my father used to read to me when I was a kid and when I asked him to help with this video about the making of these pieces. Though I’ve painted cats now and again, I’d never painted an owl before this one.

painted owl
detail image
painted kitty
detail image