Thursday, 31 December 2009

bonne annee

happy new year

Tuesday, 22 December 2009

christmas wishes

happy christmas, love from kitty x

Thursday, 10 December 2009

victorian mischief



some more victorians


victorian italian commemorative cards with tasteful additions painted by my good self
4" x 2.5"

gothic tea society

joy! two of my victorian stag ladies are featured on a delightful site today, the gothic tea society. do visit them here:

Wednesday, 9 December 2009

italian mysteries

photographs taken in umbria 2009

Sunday, 6 December 2009

Monday, 30 November 2009

eminent victorians

new pictures now on etsy,
all politely defaced by myself.

guillame de louisville
4.5" x 2.5"

maull & fox
7" x 5"

george e. houghton
7" x 5"

w.g. parker
4" x 2.5"

african wild dog girl (with pansies)
6" x 4"

Monday, 23 November 2009

my stall in brick lane

i have a stall in brick lane at the old tearooms, near to the backyard market. come and visit if you're nearby.

Thursday, 12 November 2009


delightfully bad-tempered black rooster at hackney city farm


boy girl dolls at les puces at the porte de vanves in paris

and i saw these rare beauties at the fleas in spitalfields recently. such beautiful things.

Wednesday, 11 November 2009


those naughty deer appear to be breeding

acrylic on victorian cabinet photograph card
4" x 2.5"


acrylic on victorian french seaside postcard
5.5" x 3.5"

photographic prints from the original still available to buy on etsy, please click on the link to the right.

w&d downey

acrylic on victorian cabinet photograph card

thank you to those marvellous fellows at skull-a-day for showing some more of my pictures on their supernice site. you can follow the link below:


acrylic on victorian cabinet photograph card

Tuesday, 10 November 2009

badder homes and gardens

i'm thrilled to find that some of my eminent victorians have been featured on this brilliant website:

Thursday, 1 October 2009


painting on victorian french birthday card
5.5" x 3.5"

year of deer

the lovely site, has also featured one of my paintings:

Wednesday, 30 September 2009


the very nice fellows at skull-a-day have featured some of my work on their excellent website today. here's the link to the page:

Tuesday, 22 September 2009


oil on canvas

Monday, 14 September 2009

Friday, 11 September 2009

cephalopod girl

pencil drawing on paper

Sunday, 6 September 2009

dead roses


screen print on 1950's rose wallpaper
available as hand-printed greetings cards on etsy, via the link on the right.

Saturday, 5 September 2009

tattooed swan and sugar skull

pen and ink drawing

all unmarked mute swans on the river thames belong to the queen.

red skully

acrylic on driftwood from the thames

bluebird tattooed swan

oil on canvas

pearly pirate queen

mother of pearl buttons stitched on canvas cushion
made to order

i sewed this today thinking about pearly kings and queens.

Friday, 4 September 2009

jackal girl and her sainted friends

pen and ink drawing on wallpaper sample

Friday, 28 August 2009

a. lamarmoza


acrylic on antique card 4"x3"

photographic prints from the original are still available to buy on etsy - please click on the link to the right of the page

victoria and albert

drawing at the v+a with minx.
stained glass jesus.
black coffee.
a sphinx and
a golden mermaid

Thursday, 27 August 2009

i am kitty valentine...

i am painting pictures in a converted victorian shop in the city of london.
i am reading sweet thursday by john steinbeck, again.
i am learning to play guitar.
i am foxglove pearly

i am junior zombie.
i am here.