I have never painted a CAT before – was a little hesitant to commit to a cat commission – but here it is.   Client wanted the feline jumping up at a feather, but the receipient is a wine connoisseur,  the cat’s name was Air Pinot, so I thought a wine glass would be a lot more fun!  (This is some kind of special wine glass that the client told me about – I know about as much about wine glasses as I do about wine: 

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How does Kickstarter work?

First, here’s a simple explanation of kickstarter: https://www.rody.com/how-does-kickstarter-work/

As far as the ornaments go, I’m funding all the expenses of getting a large quantity of ornaments made, before I make them.

I’m doing that by offering “rewards” – or …. CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS!  (or other fun stuff) if people give me the money to do the ornaments.

ESSENTIALLY, I am PRESELLING the products, at a DISCOUNT to people who are PAYING BEFORE THEY ARE MADE. … Continue reading How does Kickstarter work?????

Keep “rodychristmas.com” at your fingertips….. We are about to launch.  Very exciting!

Coastal Christmas Ornaments for 2016!

Great Rewards
Cool Ornaments
Free Shipping
Discounts on a few Rody items

So, watch for the announcement, and please BACK and SHARE when we launch.



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I’ve had this Lundin Kudo pear for about 10 years.  I bought it right after the death of the artist, who was a neighbor of mine and a wonderful artist and person. 

I’m selling the house, and moving a few things to our new home in Hope Town in the Bahamas.  I would not trust myself or Tropical Shipping to get it there in one piece, so I asked around and found an interested collector who took charge of my pear with love. 

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