Purrfect Pet Portraits from Queen of h’Arts

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If you’re anything like me, you love any opportunity to celebrate your cats! Here’s a great opportunity to get your pets down on canvas…

I discovered Queen of h’Arts on Facebook, and commissioned a painting of Looby and Mia (we hadn’t adopted Egg at the time). We’d lost Looby to cancer the previous year and had only recently adopted Mia, and I thought it would be lovely to have a picture of the two of them together, despite them never having met in real life. Here’s the result, which now has pride of place in our living room – fantastic, isn’t it?

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The artist behind Queen of h’Arts is Genna Parker-Harman from Kings Heath in Birmingham. Genna studied Fine Art at UWE Bristol and has taught art to 11-18 year olds in her home town for over 12 years.

Genna has always loved portraiture. She admits she sometimes struggled in…

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Oliver: blasts from the past!

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So since I have lived at my human parents for just over a year I thought its time for how I got to meet them!

I was a tiny little kitten of about 7 months and was being looked after by the kind people at Celia Hammond Animal Trust.

When I first saw the humans I knew immediately I wanted to stay wit them! When the lady opened my living space I immediately put my lil paw on the humans.

It worked they chose me and a few weeks later they finally took me home!!!

Gosh was their place big. They even gave me a whole double bed room for myself at first!

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I had an amazing view over the whole of Taunton Road including that large Sainsbury’s with all it’s lovely salmon!

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I just had to head butt them to show my love.

Soon they realised that I loves…

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Rime Frost

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We had another night of freezing fog. The fog was still pretty dense by the morning. Bulmer’s woodpecker was well lit though.Photo of Bulmer's woodpecker in fog

The happy thing about a foggy night when it is very cold is that rime frost is created. The water droplets in fog are very much smaller than rain droplets. When these tiny droplets hit an object that is below freezing, such as a branch of a tree, these droplets release their heat very rapidly. This results in them freezing at high speed and pretty much maintaining their form. These frozen droplets build up on top of each other with air gaps between, this makes them appear white. And so rime frost is formed creating a very pleasing effect upon objects.Photo of Frosty trees in the fog

The effect is similar to hoar frost; this is formed when the air is humid, but it is a clear freezing night. Glaze frost is created when…

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Oliver: blasts from the past the new cat

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So it’s time for another one of my stories from the past!

After I settled in my humans soon realised that I would like some company as I’m a very playful lil boy =D

This was when they went back to Celia Hammond to find me a friend and sister. Her name is Nubia

When she first arrived she didn’t want me in her room so I behaved and gave her the space she needed 🙂

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She kept hiding in this awesome looking box at first (why did I not notice that box before it looked perfect size for me!)

But she soon realised that the humans and ME are good companions 🙂

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I even let her have the bed of the humans allllll by herself before joining them all again ❤

But soon we both shared our favourite spots together!

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Chasing moths behind the TV. 🙂

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Watching juicy birds…

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Oliver: blasts from the past!

Katzenworld

So since I have lived at my human parents for just over a year I thought its time for how I got to meet them!

I was a tiny little kitten of about 7 months and was being looked after by the kind people at Celia Hammond Animal Trust.

When I first saw the humans I knew immediately I wanted to stay wit them! When the lady opened my living space I immediately put my lil paw on the humans.

It worked they chose me and a few weeks later they finally took me home!!!

Gosh was their place big. They even gave me a whole double bed room for myself at first!

20140519-210606-75966043.jpg

I had an amazing view over the whole of Taunton Road including that large Sainsbury’s with all it’s lovely salmon!

20140519-210429-75869654.jpg
I just had to head butt them to show my love.

Soon they realised that I loves…

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