Daily Sketch: Bathing Each Other

brush pen sketch of two cats bathing
“Bathing Each Other”, brush pen, 6″ x 7.5″ © Bernadette E. Kazmarski

I love these views from above. I had been about to sketch Mewsette having a really good bath in the middle of my work table with a few objects around her, then Bean came in and she jumped down to have a little bathing party with him. They regularly wash each other in this swirling way, starting with each others’ ears and working their way down each others’ backs. Such wonderful friends, though it always ends with a bit of a wrestling match.

Working in my studio most of the day, cats were around my feet for most of the time, and I have to be especially careful not to step on any tails. Kitties are probably glad I’m barefoot most of the time so I know my mistake immediately!

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What else was I sketching on this date?

Catnip Party, 2012

sketch of cat playing with toy

 


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4 thoughts on “Daily Sketch: Bathing Each Other

  • December 23, 2013 at 4:48 pm
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    we is havin a time of it commintin two day guys N fishin in concreete iz eazier. wanted ta say merry christmas two
    everee one anda happee 2014 !!!

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    • December 28, 2013 at 12:08 pm
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      Tabbies, I’m having a time of it replying to comments!

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  • December 23, 2013 at 4:04 am
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    Lovely sketch, you make it look so easy. I could just imagine Mewsette and Bean in their little bathing party.
    I love your blog, it’s so unique and refreshing! Looking forward for more posts =)

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    • December 23, 2013 at 9:42 am
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      Cathy, welcome! It takes lots of practice to make it look easy, but I’m pleased too–and they are such willing subjects! I could sketch them all day.

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