Daily Sketch: All Day Nap

charcoal sketch of two cats napping
“All Day Nap”, charcoal pencil on multimedia paper, 4″ x 8″ © Bernadette E. Kazmarski

At this angle, there wasn’t much to distinguish these two, only the stray ear or whiskers. Mewsette and Jelly Bean have been cuddling on the table by the window for days on end, having magnificent all-day naps. Today was very overcast so the light was dim and there wasn’t much to be seen of either of them.

I had only sketch pencils and white paper on hand, but what I was visualizing was something light on dark, just catching the highlights from the windows. It’s not quite the same, but here it is below modified in Photoshop. Now that’s more like it.

charcoal sketch of two cats sleeping
“All Day Nap”, sketch inverted in Photoshop © Bernadette E. Kazmarski

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2 thoughts on “Daily Sketch: All Day Nap

  • September 2, 2013 at 1:49 am
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    Happy Labor Day from our four hard working cats (we have videos today!) and their lazy human mom.

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    • September 2, 2013 at 3:35 pm
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      To you too, Layla! I’ll be over to visit!

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