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Katherine Rose Barber

"Eumorpha" by Katherine Rose Barber

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A mercat... or a cat mermaid... or a catfish? :P if you prefer. I was inspired when I was looking at photos of Bengal Cats. 11"x14" Prismacolor Pencils, Watercolor, Acrylic, and Ink on Vellum. She's currently up for auction at here.

Prints will be available on my website soon. Until then, please feel free to contact me personally if you wish to purchase prints of this piece.


17 Aug 2008:-) Jenn Osiecki
I love how you blend mediums together so successfully. The definition and detail is wonderful in this piece - great job!
17 Aug 2008:-) Debie Seifert
this is just wonderful. i usually am not that impressed with furries, but this is put together extremely well. I love the way everything just blends together and brings her to life. Well Done!!
25 Aug 2008:-) Green Phoenix
I once heard a story of a witch who lived on an island not too far out to sea. The witche’s cat came across a beautiful golden fish, still alive and trapped in a pool on the shore. The cat took it back as a trophey to show the witch, who gew frightened at the nearly dead fish and told her companion to immediately take it back and release into the ocean. But although the cat was intelligent she was even more mischievous and began playing with the fish and as a result tore it up in shreds before it ever got to the water. The same evening a terrible storm started and would not cease the next day or the day after. The witch guessed at the cat’s disobedience and went to the sea, summoning the minor sea god whose favourite pet the golden fish actually was and who, being vexed at its demise, unleashed the storm. They negotiated for a while and the witch appeased him by casting a magic spell on the cat and the tattered remains of the golden fish creating a new creature to replace the god’s lost favourite. Because the impatient deity tried to interfere with the witche’s magic the resulting creature also became intelligent and obtained some human characteristics and magical abilities... making it a bit of a surprise for both magic weavers...
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 • Created by: :-) Katherine Rose Barber
 • Copyright: ©Katherine Rose Barber. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Anthro, Anthropomorphic, Barber, Cat, Catfish, Fantasy, Feline, Fish, Furre, Furries, Furry, Katherine, Kitten, Kitty, Mercat, Mermaid, Siren
 • Categories: Anthropomorphic (Furries), Faery, Fay, Faeries, Mythical Creatures & Assorted Monsters, Woman, Women, Mermaids, Leviathans, Underwater Creatures
 • Techniques: Pencil/Graphite Pen, Coloured Pencils, Black Ink, Acrylics, Watercolour, Mixed Media
 • Submitted: 2008-08-17 08:39:30
 • Views: 1680
 • Resolution: 600x466

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