Bird of Paradise, Trinity K. Bonet

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Bird of Paradise, Trinity K. Bonet

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Thrilled to have my illustration selected as “Winning Werk of Art” on Rupaul’s Drag Race.  I’ve made it a personal project to illustrate each queen as she was eliminated from the show until a winner was crowned. You can see the complete collection on my tumblr. http://jlbarry.tumblr.com/post/86688329356/rupauls-drag-race-season-6-top-4-and-the-winner  http://jlbarry.tumblr.com/post/84856035481/first-ten-queens-to-sashay-away-in-season-6-of

Nigel

Nigel

I made this little drawing for my friend John. He has a very  cool and fearless cat named Nigel. They live on the top floor of a building in Long Island City and Nigel paces the edge of the balcony without a worry!  I guess he would be a member of Skyclan if he was a Warrior.

The illustration was done on a trading card size piece of Bristol. You can buy them in packages but I usually cut my own.  When I give them as gifts, I put the cards in those plastic sleeves and attach some magnets on the back so they can be put on the refrigerator.

I took some photos of Nigel last time we visited, so you can see the reference.

And here’s the view from John’s terrace. Imagine Nigel patroling the guard rail!

Manhattan view from Long Island City.

If anyone is interested in commissioning an illustration of their cat, contact me for details. james@jlbarry.com