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Sunday, January 15, 2012

* Craft With Your Pets: "Paint For Cats" App Homemade Cards



Some of you have emailed me to ask about 
the "Cat Artwork Cards" that were shown 
in my post about the Letter Writing Center. 


Say hello to my mom's cat, "Murphy"
He has quite a personality. 
He was a homeless kitty we rescued via a very kind neighbor
one VERY chilly December, 12 years ago.


Here is the artist himself at work. 
He loves my mom's iPad.


My mom downloaded the app "Paint for Cats" on her iPad
and both of her cats love it. 
(Her other cat is camera shy and didn't want her identity revealed)


Both of her cats love this app so much that whenever my mom gets 
out her iPad one or both cats will jump up on the table and pester her 
to turn it on for them! It has become part of the weekend newspaper reading routine.

After the cat completes his or her painting, my mom will email 
copies of their paintings to herself as jpegs. 

Then, she adjusts them in Photoshop to the size she wants and saves that.
Finally, she uses Microsoft Word to create a card size document and prints 
them out on nice watercolor cards with little envelopes. 

Here are some completed kitty masterpieces:





If you make some artwork with your own pets, I'd love to see it!


Murph the Cat's Masterpieces.

Now you're going to think that my mom and I are crazy cat ladies.
You'd be correct, we come from a long line of them.


If you want another kitty story, my cat "Elly" and I were interviewed
for an article on cats and houseplants
for this month's Humane Society Magazine


Fondly,
Pink and Green Mama


7 comments:

Kate said...

These are awesome! My kids like to pretend to be cats and dogs....now I have a new activity for them! ;). I've never owned a cat, it must be so awesome to watch them paint on the iPad!

Jennifer said...

So cute!!!!

Marcia said...

That's so wild! I shared it on my facebook wall.

Kristen @ Busy Kids = Happy Mom said...

This is hilarious and so creative! :) Love it!

Jode said...

I have never seen anything like that..thanks for sharing and giving me a smile today!

Casey said...

Love it! From one crazy cat lady to another....this is so fun. My cats would only create if I left it up to them to do so. They do leave me lovely paintings of muddy footprints in the bath tub.

Shannon Gish said...

Oh - that is so wonderful!

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