Daily Sketch: Birdwatching, a Family Activity

pencil sketch of three cats watching birds
“Birdwatching, a Family Activity”, pencil, 7″ x 7.5″ © Bernadette E. Kazmarski

This is Mr. Sunshine (kind of listening to me), Mimi (intently watching) and Mewsette (crouching to pounce) watching birds at the feeder outside the dining room window. They sleep in a heap, and they watch birds in a cluster, all pressed together, often with mama Mimi in the middle.

This has been a favorite spot lately, especially for Mimi who spends time there by herself on a regular basis, though there are no more birds this year than before. It could just be because there’s a furnace vent under that window and it might be a little warmer. Or it could be that they are in the kitchen when I’m in the kitchen. In any case, I love to watch them watch birds.

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What else was I sketching on this date?

2012: My Sister’s Tail
ink sketch of two cats playing
“My Sister’s Tail”, ink drawing pen, 4.5″ x 8.5″ © B.E. Kazmarski

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2011: The Little Panther
"The Little Panther", brush marker, 7" x 5" © Bernadette E. Kazmarski
“The Little Panther”, brush marker, 7″ x 5″ © Bernadette E. Kazmarski

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6 thoughts on “Daily Sketch: Birdwatching, a Family Activity

  • December 18, 2013 at 6:46 pm
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    There is something about the backs of kitties ….. !

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  • December 18, 2013 at 4:42 pm
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    whoa…hold up mom B…waddya meen ya wuz havin fun…sketchin…burds….
    🙂

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    • December 18, 2013 at 4:47 pm
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      Yes, Tabbies, I admit, I enjoy those birds…

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  • December 18, 2013 at 7:04 am
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    I like this one so much, ufll of movement and feliness.

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    • December 18, 2013 at 12:15 pm
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      I tried to get all the flutters in there, Maru; this was just as much for sketching the birds as it was for the cats.

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