Colorful Italian Cat Portraits BONUS GIVEAWAY!

Sun, Jul 19, 2009

Art & Sculpture, Giveaways

These colorful portraits are the work of Italian artist, graphic designer, and children’s book author and illustrator Sebastiano Ranchetti. He and his wife run the art and design studio Popdesign in Florence, Italy. Sebastiano’s work is published in a number of children’s books and each year he produces a limited edition calendar. Prints are available through his Etsy store, Animals in Color. Sebastiano also creates custom portraits of people and pets.

Bonus Giveaway Winner’s Choice!

Sebastiano has generously offered to giveaway some of his cat prints here on Moderncat. The prints measure 9″ x 12.5″ and they’re printed on high quality semi-matte paper. Each print is signed on the back. Two lucky winners will be chosen in a random drawing on July 26. Please leave a comment on this post to enter. This giveaway is open to readers everwhere! The winners will get to choose a print from the six designs shown below.

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691 Responses to “Colorful Italian Cat Portraits BONUS GIVEAWAY!”

  1. 1
    Mar

    Ohhh! I’d love one of those!

  2. 2
    Yuri

    These are great! I would love to have one.

  3. 3
    Skeezix the Cat

    Ooooh, thoze are byootiful pikchers! I’m gonna pick the print of the oringe cat if I win.

  4. 4
  5. 5
    kendra

    very cool art

  6. 6
    Ruusu

    So colourful and beautiful prints!
    I´d love to win these.

  7. 7
    wendy

    love your work !

  8. 8
    Sheila Alves

    So beautiful. I am in for winning!

  9. 9
    Bethany Eason

    These are so lovely!! My favorite is definitely the blue and orange one.

  10. 10
    Lydia

    me memmemememememem!!!! Pick me! I love these!!

    Did I say pick me??? Gorgeous! Thanks for the chance!!

  11. 11
    cocoa&peipei

    Wow, these are really cool prints. We’d love to see them in our play room.

  12. 12
    Daisy

    Absolutely beautiful artwork! Please enter me in the contest.

  13. 13
    Susan James

    Beautiful cats! Miao.

  14. 14
    Luciano Truzzi

    They sure would look good on my wall! But… maybe my kids would be jealous???
    Beautiful prints!

  15. 15
    Jeff

    A red cat?! Now that would be fantastic!!

    Thanks,
    Jeff

  16. 16
    Mary

    Ohhh…these are so cute!

  17. 17
    Johannes Nielsen

    Hi there,

    I am looking at Sebastiano’s 2009 cat calendar on my wall right now.

    Although I am a dog person, I love it.

    Greetings to all from Berlin,

    Johannes

  18. 18
    Jen

    The color changes make these cats stand out beautifully. Truly amazing art.

  19. 19
    Susan

    Love the prints!

  20. 20
    Scott

    OMG just love these! Would have to choose the 1st one here of the chubby cat…reminds me of my kitty!

  21. 21
    Angie

    I am a cat freak! I love these! I would pick the last one! Love the color and the look in the cat’s eyes.

  22. 22
    Barry

    Neat prints.

  23. 23
    gina

    love these! i love non-creepy cat art!

  24. 24
    Julien Sharp

    They are so Warhol-esque! Love them!

  25. 25
    dani

    i love these!

  26. 26
    Carrie

    I don’t think I could choose – they’re all wonderful! That last little dude looks a little startled! The orange one looks like Mr. Shoobytown. I think I see Roxiecat too. SO COOL.

  27. 27
    Jessica

    The expressions on some of the cat’s faces are priceless! These images are fantastic! They really capture the true personalities that so many cats have to offer.

  28. 28
    Sheila

    These prints are great—I would love to have one!

  29. 29
    James

    Beautiful work. By any chance does Sebastiano let people submit pictures of their own cats, and paint portraits for their owners?

  30. 30
    megerz

    I love them all!

  31. 31
    Mary M.

    great art! beautiful!

  32. 32
    Gregg

    The artists you feature are always quite talented…

  33. 33
    peggy

    they are all soooooo adorable. The detail is great
    I like the all

  34. 34
    Juliana Van Horn

    I love love love these books!

  35. 35
    mary ann

    Love the ‘tude’ on the prints! Hmmmm I think I have seen some of these faces in my house!

  36. 36
    kristy

    These are just beautiful – I love the colors. I’d love to be the proud owner of one – thanks for another great giveaway!

  37. 37
    Rebecca

    Those prints are great! The last one would look great in my office!

  38. 38
    Holly Tiemann

    Beautiful! I would pick the orange kitty for sure!

  39. 39
    Jess

    I love these!

  40. 40
    Karen T

    these are beautiful!

  41. 41
    Erin Tiernan-Wetzel

    What a great gift idea for pet lovers!

  42. 42
    Katie

    Very cool. Great gift idea!

  43. 43
    katy

    very cool! i love the colors.

  44. 44
    Linda M

    Awesome stuff.

  45. 45
    Lisa

    Neat. I like all the prints. But I think the fat black cat is the best. He makes me laugh.

  46. 46
    cathy

    the home I rent has no color and Im not allowed to paint the walls, these would really give my home the touch of color it needs.

  47. 47
    Amy

    Excellent! Thanks!

  48. 48
    Mallory

    These are adorable. Having a complete set would be amazing. However, if I were to choose just one, it would be the last one on the right. I’m a sucker for long droopy whiskers.

  49. 49
    Patricia Roseman

    They are all fabulous! It would be very difficult to choose just one….

  50. 50
    Amy Jaslow

    These prints are stunning!


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