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Celtic Knot Inspired Cat by labrattish Celtic Knot Inspired Cat by labrattish
Corner piece done for a personalized memo pad.

Inspired particularly by the illuminated manuscript the "Book of Kells" (the actual thing, not the animated movie that details a fictionalized version of its creation. Though the movie is amazingly awesome...). My cat is nowhere near as amazing as the stuff in the book.

Adobe Illustrator. The cat is drawn shapes with the paintbrush. The background is a photograph of leather that was live traced and turned into vector shapes then had the opacity messed with.
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sewbeads Mar 27, 2014  New member
I am STUNNED. This is magnificent. It took some tracking to find you here from Pinterest.
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labrattish Mar 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you! It's always nice when people try to find the source.  I suppose I should start watermarking...even if it makes me ever so sad to do it.
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essencestudios Jul 13, 2013   Traditional Artist
Hi!:icontardwaveplz: this wonderful work has been featured here [link] :iconspirals-and-swirls:
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snazzie-designz Jul 9, 2013   General Artist
Stunning. I especially love the whiskers. Beautiful. :clap:
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:iconbonfoi:
Love the sense of serenity and whimsy in this piece. Gorgeous and fun!
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essencestudios Apr 27, 2013   Traditional Artist
featured! [link] :iconcrazycatladies:
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:iconkimchee:
Love it. Nice work.
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:iconcatcrazzy:
I would love to turn this into a embroidery file...it is beautiful
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:iconapplejuicejadedear:
I would love to turn this into an applique pattern! It's beautiful!
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