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. 601
    Hilary

    Your art is beautiful. I saw so many cute cats in Italy, I wanted to bring them all home with me! I would love to have any of your work in my home for me and my 2 cats to enjoy.

  2. 602
    Leilani

    These are terrific! I’d love one! (Or several!)

    Thank you.

  3. 603
    Lisa Taylor

    I would love to win one of his prints

  4. 604
    Miranda Allen

    I love these prints

  5. 605
    jennifer h

    Love it! And it would match my pop deco style perfectly!

  6. 606
    Leslie

    Wonderful prints.

  7. 607
    Bridget Combs

    Super funky…I love it!

  8. 608
    Bambi M

    Such beautiful work! As any cat-person knows, a cat brightens up any room :)

  9. 609
    Sheila Gross

    These are gorgeous! They appear to be portraits of specific cats, not just out of the artist’s imagination. Do you know if that is the case?

  10. 610
    Sherri B.

    These are fantastic!!!! I am in love!!! Thanks for the chance!

    sherri419 at gmail dot com

  11. 611
    Marie

    These are just gorgeous!

  12. 612
    steven annan

    cool website for a lifelong cat lover. very generous of you to give
    away these very nice prints.

  13. 613
    Evelyne Gibson

    The 1st cat looks just like my Sylvie (rip)…the Best Cat Ever!

  14. 614
    Meghan

    I love them all! We are getting ready to say goodbye to our litter of kittens this week. It’s always bittersweet saying goodbye but they are going to wonderful homes.

  15. 615
    Kathy S

    Oh, I’d really love to have one of these prints! I am the proud companion to 3 beautiful cats who fill our home with so much love. The kids are grown and married, so our feline “babies” are wonderful company.

  16. 616
    sharyl

    Love this giveaway – I have three cats and would love someone
    to make a calendar of them – One’s 7 lbs 13 years old, tiny tiny tiny and one’s Romeo, he has a heart shaped mark on his side and one is Yankee, he drools!!!

  17. 617
    Kathleen S.

    These are beautiful and so colorful, it would be a joy to win one, thanks for the chance!

  18. 618
    Cassandra

    Wow–any one of these would look great in our living room. Thanks!

  19. 619
    Auriette

    “Green Kitten” reminds me of my baby Kali. Any one of these prints would look great in the cats’ room.

  20. 620
    Jennifer Jozwiak

    I love cats so this would be great!

  21. 621
    Lilline Sarber

    I LOVE these beautiful art pieces and would be so happy to have one in my home to enjoy all the time. I really hope I will be the lucky winner of this great giveway.

  22. 622
    Tamara Burks

    Deeply cute!

  23. 623
    Jennifer gersch

    im a cat lover

  24. 624
    Elizabeth

    These are the best kitters ever! I love them. Thanks for the chance to win!

  25. 625
    Amy Walls

    These are great! I love pop art.

  26. 626
    Veronica Garrett

    I would love to win a print. They are great.

  27. 627
    Terri Dell

    That would be perfect for my daughter’s dorm room.

  28. 628
  29. 629
    Jane Hoh

    I love art and love cats. Thank you for the opportunity to win.

  30. 630
    Sheila H.

    So cute! Thanks for the chacne!

  31. 631
    Dorothy Campbell

    These are beautiful, cats are so regal and these capture that perfectly.

  32. 632
    katie

    These are so cute, the first one looks so much like my kitties!

  33. 633
    Adrian Redd

    Love the prints! I want one!!

  34. 634
    Betty King

    Being a cat lover, this would look great on my wall.

  35. 635
    kathy pease

    Thank you for the AWESOME GIVEAWAY.. Please count me in :)

  36. 636
    Kathy D

    I usally do not like cat art but these are really nice

  37. 637
    Gail

    These are wonderful. I know many a cat lover, including myself, who would love one of these.

  38. 638
    Pat B

    They are really pretty, I love the teal cat with the black background.

  39. 639
    sarah woods

    My husband and I have traveled to Greece and the cats of Santorni and Delos Greece were the highlights of our visits. Thanks this would be the perfect remembrance,

  40. 640
    Mia J.

    I would love to win one of these great prints for my mother in law.

  41. 641
    Denise

    I love cats and would love to have this for myself. Thanks!

  42. 642
    CAROLANN WESTBROOK

    I love your cat prints….but then, I love cats! We have three of various ages who own us.

  43. 643
    Michael West

    I love this print! It would look great in my apartment. Very Richard Avedon. Probably what Sebastiano was going for.

  44. 644
    Claudia

    What nice pics! Count me in :)

  45. 645
    Louis Willhauck

    kEDI. CAT //Pisi pisi….
    thanks.

  46. 646
    Marcy Strahan

    HOW PURRRRFECT THESE WOULD BE IN THE BEDROOM I AM REMODELING!

  47. 647
    electricisland

    I would so luv to win this. I want the black cat print because it reminds me of my dear sweet baby I lost 7 years ago.

  48. 648
    Kristy

    OMG what talent… I especially love the intensity and personality in their eyes.

  49. 649
    kimberleyblue

    awesome! i love the bright colours!

  50. 650
    Frederick Rotzien

    Very nice prints


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