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Very impressive as usual. Love your style.

Beautiful and very clever.

Your new Zentangle style is brilliant, a very different kind of realism. Another superb example here.

Always love your unique approach to your wonderful paintings Marilyn.

I love how you represent fur and this close up is wonderful. Fabulous style

A sweet, kind looking pussy-cat, beautifully drawn and painted, with such detail. How long did it take to do, I wonder?

Excellent work and beautifully done.

Thank you so much Christine, Shirley, Lewis, Carole, Heather, Stella and Paul for your encouragement for my work - I really appreciate it.


Beautifully painted and fabulously reflective eye. Love the patterns and textural effects.

Wonderful, I love all the detail in the fur.... and that eye is so realistic.

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This is a cat which is half bobcat and half domesticated - Couldn’t resist this wonderful face and chose to represent it in my new Zentangle style using Faber Castell pens and Gelatos for the background.

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Marilyn De la Cruz

I went to Birmingham Art School straight after leaving school but had not considered my job prospects carefully enough at that age so left and did not consider taking up art again until much later in life. Now that I am retired I have much more time on my hands to paint and hope my artwork brings…

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