Cat Exoskeleton by Kaitlin Beckett

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As an octopus has such a soft, squishable body, he needs an exoskeleton to protect him. A cat should be about the right size.

Watercolour, ink and pastel on canvas.

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A collection of curious beasts of the sea, air, land and subconscious; painted and drawn with airbrush, dip pen and stained fingers, lovingly embellished with iridescent pigments and metal leaf.

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  • Dorothea Baker
    Dorothea Bakeralmost 4 years ago
    omg, love love love love love this. beautiful colours
  • Thanks Fleur :)

    – Kaitlin Beckett

  • Michele Meister
    Michele Meisteralmost 4 years ago

    this is beautiful … and you put it in on the right day…. (Paul the psychic Octopus died last night…. ;-)

  • Oh no!! Well this can be a kind of tribute then :P

    – Kaitlin Beckett

  • Michele Filoscia
    Michele Filosciaalmost 4 years ago

    Uhm…this one, instead….I LOVE,LOVE it !!

  • Cheers Mike!

    – Kaitlin Beckett

  • Ann Garrett
    Ann Garrettalmost 4 years ago

    Love it

  • Thanks!

    – Kaitlin Beckett

  • Lisadee Lisa Defazio
    Lisadee Lisa D...almost 4 years ago

    This is marvelous!

  • Thanks x

    – Kaitlin Beckett

  • vampvamp
    vampvampalmost 4 years ago

    awesome dude!!!

  • Thanks!

    – Kaitlin Beckett

  • matthewdunnart
    matthewdunnartalmost 4 years ago

    Amazing. I love that tentacle wrapping around the cats tail, perfect :-)

  • He wasn’t sure that the buckles would hold :)

    – Kaitlin Beckett

  • alwayslovedcc
    alwayslovedccalmost 4 years ago

    wow! this is weird but so wonderful! love it!

  • Cheers!

    – Kaitlin Beckett

  • rosell
    rosellalmost 4 years ago

    as usual superb…brilliant work

  • Thanks :)

    – Kaitlin Beckett

  • BGlatzeder
    BGlatzederalmost 4 years ago

    yes :-))) perfect fit!

  • I think so!

    – Kaitlin Beckett

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