You know my favorite feeling in the world? That overwhelming, uplifting rush of: "... I need to make this right now." I had that feeling in a Pei Wei one Sunday after church with the family. I glanced up at their lucky cat on a shelf and just ... wanted to paint it on a huge canvas. So I took the truck, went to Michael's, got the biggest canvas they have and spent my Sunday afternoon painting a cat on a big piece of cloth.
Then after a few more weeks off and on, I had this:
I think it fits quite well in my dining room. Although, I do feel like it is destined to hang above the bar at a modern sushi restaurant or tea room. For now, it makes me smile in the morning and hopefully will bring us some luck in 2018.