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Oskar in the garden. June 2018. photo © Jackie Skinner
Glare At The Bad Ones Oskar - Chinagraph Pencil & Oilstick on Paper 42 x 30 cm | 28 January 2020
Oskar's Catalogued Dreaming in the living room.

One month ago today, Oskar my Maine Coon cat unexpectedly died. I was inconsolable, he was beautiful, and a big character and I miss him.

Do grief and creativity mix? Well, I have tried to lose myself in the process and the small sketch above was one idea that came forth. I may produce a larger painting based on it one day.

I collected Oskar’s Catalogued Dreaming yesterday from the gallery and it now has pride of place in my living room.

Namaste Oskar . . .