“A wise old owl lived in an oak;
The more he saw the less he spoke;
The less he spoke the more he heard...
Why can't we all be like that bird?”
― Edward Hersey Richards




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HEADS OR TAILS:


"Sweet", HEADS or - "Sour", TAILS


Well, I ask...what's more sweet than Winston? Last year, I caught him laying on the floor, next to the white lighted animated reindeer that I had set up by the patio door indoors...Here is the photo of him---




sweet face, sour puss!






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---his face is so 'smushed' that at times he can look 'sour' and grumpy...but it's a face only I can love! So, I did a quick pencil sketch of the same photo, yesterday, from above...





And then...


for RUBY TUESDAY:

Winston again, this Christmas morning, under the tree and red bows on the pine bough. If you enlarge the photo...his eyes and expression just makes you wanna go "Ahhhhhhhh"!!! LOL----









POSTED: Tuesday, January 12th, 2010
6:30 A.M.

53 comments :

  1. Here’s my greatest gift:
    kitty under Christmas tree,
    staring up at me.


    Red bridge to somewhere!

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  2. Great captures of your Winston!

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  3. Perfect! Winston is a cutie!

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  4. amazing pictures you are an amazing talent and a gift to have

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  5. He certainly is a beautiful cat.

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  6. Oh what a sweetie!

    rachel

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  7. Winston is such a beauty sandy

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  8. Sweet kitty! Wonderful sketch. I can not draw!

    Thanks for stopping by!

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  9. pretty cats!

    happy rt!

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  10. Anni, my themes for Ruby Tuesday are always suggestions. :) Post RED books next week if you like... Your capture is just fine!

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  11. Mary....thanks, I was sure I really goofed up.

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  12. The kitten is so cute with just a touch of red! Thanks for visiting..

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  13. ooooh I love cats and the puss is a beauty! Thanks for your comment on Ruby Tuesday! I follow you love all the sketches!!!

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  14. oh, my mr. b also has a smushed face, but what's not to love...

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  15. What big eyes Winston has! Thanks for stopping by. I like your template, too. Neat!

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  16. Gorgeous cat! The sketch is fantastic!

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  17. hihih winston is sooo cute! but he looks like a female to me :)

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  18. Winston is a gorgeous cat!

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  19. Winston is a beautiful cat and so cute under that tree! Your pencil sketch really captures his sweetness!!!

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  20. Cute kitty...love his name.
    Bet your weather is warmer than ours!! :O)
    xo bj

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  21. This picture is very good

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  22. O, when I was reading this, your sketch had not come up...It's wonderful !!

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  23. What a beautiful cat your Winston (not like Churchill, lol) You photo looks almost like a painting and your drawing is very nice !

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  24. Is the picture the end result of your sketch? It looks like a painting almost.

    Thanks for playing =)

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  25. Skittles If you're meaning the top photo...no, that IS a picture from the camera...my sketch is the pencil drawing below the photo.

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  26. Anni,

    I can see how you would love Winston. He is a beauty. I love his eyes. You did a great job of sketching him and I really like the photo of Jesus you have on your side bar.

    Wishing you and Bud a wonderful, relaxing day.
    Blessings,
    Mary

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  27. Sour puss, huh? Well, he looks sweet, and I love the pencil sketch.

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  28. He so pretty. Those pictures would make good Christmas cards.

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  29. I think you put eyeliner on this beautiful kitty! What magnificent eyes! You captured this sweet fur ball beautifully!

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  30. Aw! He is so sweet. Our pets sure do bring us a lot of company don't they?

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  31. I love the photo! Winston is so cute. :)

    RE: poinsettia. Those are several plants. They usually last for a year or two in our garden but the color lasts only for several months. The leaves never get red again so I had to buy new plants each year. :(

    Mine are here and here.

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  32. That was a quick drawing? WOW that's great. I'd love to see one that took you a long time if the quick one is that great :) Great Ruby Red picture my friend. Have a wonderful day :)

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  33. Winston is certainly a sweetie. I am totally in awe of anyone who can create a quick sketch as lovely as yours.

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  34. What a cute kitty! Happy RT!

    My entries:
    Moms... Check Nyo
    Yummy-as-can-be

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  35. Really like the picture with the cat by the christmas tree, adorable. Thanks for stopping by.

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  36. In the first picture he is very cute. The second one looks like he's hunting something.

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  37. Great sketch and photo, Anni. he has an incredible face.

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  38. Winston sure is cute, I love those little smushed face kitties. ~ Calico Contemplations

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  39. Aaaaaaaaah! LOL Your cat is such a cutie.

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  40. Winston is a nice cat! You keep him looking nice, or does he do that ally by himself? :-)
    Happy RT, Anni!
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  41. Winston is so so handsome!
    I love his expression in the RT shot
    maybe he just saw Santa!

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  42. Your sketch is wonderful! You have such talent! And that face... I love it! What a sweet face. Nothing sour about it.

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  43. That's quite the beauty of a cat you've got there. What a bunch of fur he's got. He may look like a sour puss sometimes, but he certainly looks precious under the Christmas tree!

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  44. Winston is adorable! I love all cats! <3 I have three of my own, Salem, Garfield and Jerry Jr.

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  45. Pretty Kitty....I like cats as long as they belong to someone else..I have always had really really bad luck owning them....

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  46. Beautiful cat! You are an amazing artist!

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  47. dear hootin' anni..when i read your comment over at the teach's, i just rushed here as fast as i could to see your post..anything about cats sure is up my alley. i love them so much!
    this little guy winston is a real cutie, and so dignified. you are so right about when you enlarge the photo, his eyes are so pretty...such deep eyes they are.
    you are very fortunate having such a treasure anni..god bless you for your tender heart..love terry

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  48. Hi (assume yr name is Anni!?) Love your kitty pics! thanks for popping by my blog!
    Gena @ thinking aloud

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  49. The sketch is beautiful - nice work. You're right, when you enlarge that picture your breath catches in your throat! B : )

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  50. Cutie cat for sure. My first time visiting. Your drawings are just lovely. Thank you!!!

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  51. What a sweetie, that is the cutest little face. Your sketch of him really caught the eyes perfectly. Winston's expression seems to say, "Who me, I didn't do anything".

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