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About this Product

Felix the cat is a cutie pie and loves his ball and loves his pillow.  I've heard that when cats and dogs lay on their backs, it means that they trust you and feel safe.  I think Felix just likes to play with his ball.  We had a cat a long time ago that used to do this very same thing.  Our Felix was my inspiration to make this cat sculpture.  

Felix, his pillow as well as ball were all sculpted using resilient Cosclay. Painted using acrylics, with special tissue transfers for the blue design on the pillow, and sealed with multiple coats of polyurethane varnish.  Whimsical wires are twirled for whiskers on this happy cat. And, Felix is also glued in place on his pillow and his ball is also glued in place on his belly.  

Made to Order - please allow 2-3 weeks for shipment to be made. As soon as I receive notification of your order, I'll go to work and send you progress photos along the way. Please be sure to make your choice for Cat and Ball Colors when you checkout.

Thanks for visiting - from my hands to yours.

*Not recommended for small children.  

*Even with the lightfast paints and clear varnish, this piece should be displayed and enjoyed indoors, protected from the elements.

** This listing is for one (1) Reclining Cat on Pillow and Ball.

6" h X 8" w X 5.5" d

Judy B Freeman

Land O Lakes, FL

Meet the Maker

Like a lot of artists and crafters, I've been making things from a young age.  My family moved around a lot because my dad was in the service, so I was the "new kid" more than just once.  I discovered that art and craft projects helped to keep me busy if we moved to a new town during the Summer months. During college I discovered 3-D art and got hooked first on sculpting and then on ceramic art.  I graduated with a Bachelor in Fine Arts and, as many can relate, I got a regular job or 3 or 5 and my art projects were relegated to hobby status.  After a life of not making art my first priority, I was able to switch gears.  First I concentrated on being a ceramic artist and potter, creating functional ware as well as whimsical sculptural pieces.  Then as the 50 pound boxes of clay got heavier and heavier, I decided that I needed a plan to help save my back.  So I started doing research and started working with polymer clay.  I retired my potters wheel and traded 50 pound boxes of clay for 8 pound boxes of clay.  I made the total migration several years ago. Then in 2020 a new product in the polymer category was released, called Cosclay.  It's a hybrid plastic - rubber clay and like polymer bakes in the oven, but Cosclay is quite resilient.  Cosclay can stand up to the rigors of shipping across country and I've even dropped pieces without any breakage.  I continue my artistic journey and have had fun selling on other marketplaces like Etsy and wholesale to galleries and shops across the country through the IndieMe website.  Now the Goimagine website calls to my desire to help make a difference with my art.  To be part of a truly handmade marketplace and reconnect with humans across the country.  

I have a couple of "claims to fame".  In 2007 a filming crew came to my home studio and filmed a 7 minute segment for an HGTV show called That's Clever!  I demonstrated from start to finish how I made a ceramic cat bank. It took 2 years for the show to finally air and what an experience that was.  My next claim to fame was also when I was still working in ceramic clay. I loved to make fish teapots.  Three of my fish teapots were purchased by the Kamm Foundation Teapot Collection, the world's largest collection of teapots.  I've had pieces, both ceramic as well as polymer in a variety of group exhibitions and have been fortunate enough to meet a lot of really great people in the process. My motto: keep learning, keep making.

Thanks for visiting - any questions, please don't hesitate to send me a message.

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Inside the studio

How it’s Made

Sculpted by hand using resilient Cosclay.  Hand painted with acrylics and protective coats of varnish added.  Whiskers are glued in place as well as ball on her belly and cat onto her Cosclay pillow.  

Shop Policies

REFUNDS/EXCHANGES: It's important to me that you are 100% pleased with your purchase. If after receipt and inspection, for any reason, you are not happy with your order, please contact me within 14 days. We can make arrangements to either exchange or refund. Return shipment costs will be paid by the customer. And the amount refunded will be the total cost of goods purchased, not to include the initial shipping charges. CANCELLATIONS: Orders may be cancelled at any time prior to the order being shipped, and full refund will be processed. Exception to this policy would be if the items are customized especially for the customer, and work has begun.

GIFTS:  Special conditions regarding items purchased as a gift.  If the giftee (person receiving the gift) requests to return the item(s) I will direct the giftee to contact the giftor.  I will await instructions from the customer that purchased the gift.  Same Conditions apply as shown above in Refunds/Exchanges Section.  


*At this time I only ship within the United States

**All images are the property of Judith B. Freeman, LLC and may not be copied without written permission.

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