Tonala-style Cat, “Pedro”. Watercolor on paper. 8”x6” (20cm x 15cm). The pottery original this is based on is a little different in design than most Tonala cats. I like how human his face looks and the overall design has a lot more going on (love the deer).
As Pedro says, “Love is at the root of all good things.”
Tonala-style Cat, “Lydia”. Watercolor on paper. 8”x8” (20cm x 20cm). Another cat with something to say.
Tonala-style Cat, “Frieda”. Watercolor on paper. 8”x8” (20cm x 20cm). Do you see Frieda’s message?
Tonala-style Toucan. Acrylic on paper. 8”x8” (20cm x 20cm). Plucking ripe berries from trees!
Little Tonala-style hen with haiku. Acrylic on paper. 8” x 8” (20cm x 20cm). Time for breakfast!
Tonala-style Doves. Acrylic on paper. 8″x8″ (20cm x 20cm). The excerpt from a charming poem written by Louisa May Alcott.
Tonala-style Parrot, “Oscar”. Acrylic on paper. 8″ x 8″ (20cm x 20cm). Encircling words are a Chinese Proverb “Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps a singing bird will come.)
Tonala-style cat #7. Acrylic on paper. 7″ x 7″. Named “Salvador” for the artist who also has an extravagant mustache.
Tonala-style dog, “Rudo.” Acrylic on paper. 8.5″ x 8″. He’s a little fierce-looking thus the name, “Rudo” (Badass).
Tonala-style dog, “Arturo.” Acrylic on paper. 7″ x 7″ (17cm x 17cm). I used to own a plaster statue of the RCA “His Master’s Voice” Jack Russell Terrier. Arturo’s profile is copied from this statue and decorated with traditional Tonala patterns.