How to Land on Your Feet: Life Lessons from My Cat

Workman Publishing


  • Take it from artist Jamie Shelman's wry and furry felines: Cats work reasonable hours (zero), love wisely (from a distance), and live boldly (until someone starts vacuuming). Don't go without these 100 sage lessons: - Be especially attentive to the one person who doesn’t like you. - Get away with murder by looking cute. - Ignore anyone who doesn't worship you. - Be pleased with your achievements, however small. - The best solution to a problem is a nap. Live better—live like your cat!
  • Jamie ShelmanJamie Shelman grew up in Tucson, Arizona. In addition to her degree from The Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) in Painting, Jamie studied at The Sydney College of Arts in Sydney Australia, Bucknell University, The University of Arizona, and RISD's Summer abroad program in Rome Italy. She was the Co-creator and teacher for 3 years at Pikaland Bootcamp, an online art school hosted by the illustration blog Pikaland, where she designed and taught sold out art classes aimed at developing and discovering one's artistic voice. Before creating her whimsical cat drawings she painted large abstract oil paintings and was the recipient of an Ox-Bow Residency on the shores of Lake Michigan. After living several yrs between Martha's Vineyard and NYC she currently creates and designs from her studio in Roland Park, Baltimore MD where the cats are fat & simple
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