Cathy’s Sketches

Last week we talked about where Cathy goes to get inspiration for her sketches that eventually turn into her paintings, but what do these sketches really look like? In her most recent trip to Santa Fe she did a whole bunch of sketches on animals and scenery, check it out! This slideshow requires JavaScript. Next time you’re purchasing a painting you can look at these sketches and maybe see some resemblance! The way Cathy does this is she will blind contour something she is lo

Location, Location, Location!

If you’ve ever experienced real estate or taken trips you have realized that an ideal home depends on location and the landscape present. In a lot of Cathy’s paintings she takes trips to find beautiful landscape, sketches them like so; Arizona Landscape Sketch by Cathy Carey She and then pulls the best parts and makes a painting. Some are clear locations like Palm Springs Poolside, and others are based on the feeling you get while visiting! For example, looking at one of the