L D'Alessandro | @flossyflotsam

Solar system building. πŸ‘·β€β™€οΈπŸŒ
Bottom planet totally inspired by the new @nasa images of Jupiter. 😍
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14"x18" oil on canvas & most likely my last painting in 2017. This one was made for my aunt @couvrettemaureen (I was her Secret Santa). ☺️
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Merry Christmas/ Happy Holidays, everyone!! πŸ’–
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#oilpainting #landscape #painting #ottawaart #ottawaartist #canadianartist ...
Thank you everyone who gifted me with your support & encouragement in 2017. I learned so much, and look forward to focusing in on art even moreso in 2018. 🎨❀️
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PS I love that the babycats are in the ...
I had intended to add more layers to this little ice planet, but fell in love with it after only two washes. I'm sharing this to remind myself that sometimes art doesn't need to be complex or complicated to be ...
6x6" oil on canvas paper.
Small art is great for low risk colour play. 🎨
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Starting to feel like myself after two days of solid rest. πŸ˜·πŸ™Œ
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#ottawaart #ottawaartist #oilpainting #oil #cloudscape #seascape #clouds #cloudporn #smallart #doitfortheprocess #canadianartist ...
Working on yupo paper makes for a fantastic (and frustrating) exercise in surrendering control. Still not sure how I feel about it, but if you zoom in you can see that is does accomplish some pretty neat effects.
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6x6" oil on canvas paper.
The trick with canvas paper is to lay a thick acrylic base down first. Gesso alone doesn't quite cut it for me, the absorption is bananas!
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Cleaned/ reorganized my little studio today and found ...
Day 31: Onyx πŸ–€
Onyx is a v shiny black cat!
Happy Halloween!! πŸŽƒ
Special thanks to everyone who cheered me on throughout the month, every gesture of encouragement was appreciated. β€οΈπŸ‘β€οΈ
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#inktober #inktober2017 #halloween #halloweencat #blackcat #sketchbook #igers ...
Day 30: Ares ❀️
Didn't quite do my baby's derpy cuteness justice, but I learned a bunch, at least! Also, tabbies are a bit of a torture to illustrate. It's so easy to get lost in their stripes. πŸ˜…
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Day 29: Georgie & Buffy
So I had planned to try a cartoony Buffy for @greeneyedrojay but when she shared a photo of her newly adopted cat & Buffy cuddling, I couldn't help myself! 😍
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Day 28: Scottish Fold Kitten
Not gonna lie, this one was done in a slightly panicked rush. I work 11:30-8 today (need to start readying for work at 9:30) and will be attending a Halloween party tonight. I only had ...
Day 27: Cat Butt
Inktober has been fantastic, but also quite draining. I'm definitely looking forward to November.
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Day 26: Luna πŸŒ™
She was the first cat I ever fell in love with. When I lived in the D.R. and was getting bullied pretty badly at school, I would sometimes fake illness. Getting to stay home and watch ...
Day 25: Moon Flower πŸŒ•πŸŒΉ
Phew! Glad I managed to get this done before work!
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Day 24: Sleepy
Today was busy & my evening has been v weird.
Also, I'll be working long mid-shifts the next 5 days. More simplified cats to come!
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#inktober #inktober2017 #catsofinstagram #sleepycat #whitecat #moleskine #moleskinesketchbook #ig_art #ottawaartist #igers #igdaily ...
Day 23: Kochu bust ❀️
Tbh Kochu is a lot more dignified looking in person. Something went wonky in translation, but it was still fun to ink!
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Day 22: Dahlia πŸ’–
Tuxedo cats are so much fun to ink. This one is a babycat version of Kathleen's cat. 😊
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Day 21: Hiccup!
This is my cousin Leeanne's cat. She has the most beautiful markings and isn't as severe as this portrait IRL. πŸ˜…
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Day 20: Space Sphynx
Giant sphynx, capable of punching through realities. Inspired by @thekatvond 's adorable trio. πŸ–€
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Day 19: Henry 😊
Shoutout to my pals who helped me understand how Henry was sitting in the reference pic. πŸ™Œ
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#inktober #inktober2017 #tabbycat #catsofinstagram #igdaily #ig_art #sketchbook #moleskinesketchbook #meow #tongueout #strikeapose
Day 17: Doctor Cat!
Had a minor surgery today and I wasn't sure I'd have the energy to do inktober. Then I thought of Doctor Cat and went for it.
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Day 16: Grumpy Cat!
I wish I had had more time & energy to spend on this one, but today was long & busy!
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Day 15: Tuxedo Cat
Guise I really like tuxedo cats, though ha, the tongue looks like rabbit teeth. πŸ€”πŸ˜… Markings were inspired by ZoΓ« from @izzyandthefluff 😊
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Day 14: Spot! πŸ’–
This is a v cute & smol cat. 😊
I feel like I never quite do specific cats justice, but it's still fun to try!
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Day 13: Cat in a Box
This one was inspired by the cutie #meekothecabbage 😊
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Day 12: Gentlecat
There are so many ways to draw & I'm having fun exploring styles. 😊
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#inktober #inktober2017 #gentlecat #beatrixpotter #catsofinstagram #styling #ottawaartist #ottawaart #tuxedocat #moleskine #moleskinesketchbook #sketchbook
Day 11: Ghost
Today was a very long and busy day. I only had energy for a quick kitty.
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Day 10: @iamlilbub !!
She was a fun challenge to draw! 😊
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Day 9: Treats?!
Guh so tired tonight. This is a simpler cartoony cat from my imagination.
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