Tiny Lion

I made this postcard in April, 2022, for my granddaughter. Her name is Leona, and that means “lion”, and a cat is a tiny lion, right? Just like her.

I think the cat and mouse in this picture are just meeting, and they will become friends.

I did this image in India ink, and acrylic markers, and a little bit of pen, I think – on a watercolor postcard.

6 thoughts on “Tiny Lion

  1. melissabluefineart

    LOL yes, you’re right of course. I interpreted it much differently, the mouse being the tiny lion standing up to the cat. I like your interpretation better. 🙂

    1. Claudia McGill Post author

      Oh, I love your interpretation! And also, I love it that the image can have more than one story. I really like it when it can say different things to different people.

  2. Laura (PA Pict)

    I love the expression on the cat’s face. Neither of my cats are effective mousers so I think this captures the look of a cat who is clueless about how to respond to this meeting. I like the idea that they will become friends but I have a feeling the mouse will be the dominant member of that partnership.

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