Daily Sketch: Mimi Sitting

pastel sektch of cat on paper
“Mimi Sitting”, compressed pastel on toned paper, 5″ x 7″ © Bernadette E. Kazmarski

Mimi pauses in her bath.

I love views of my cats from above. Perhaps that’s because most often that’s the angle from which I see them. I was actually waiting for Mimi to pause so that I could get a start on a sketch. I saw so many highlights and reflected tones on her and as soon as she decided to just sit still I began to sketch. Promptly she noticed me got up and left the room, came back in and got up on my lap so I finished it from memory, missing much of the reflected highlights. As soon as I finished, she got back down on the floor. She was pretty clear in her message! I sketched her anyway.

 


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2 thoughts on “Daily Sketch: Mimi Sitting

  • October 21, 2013 at 4:29 pm
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    What a great sketch. Of course you know we love a black cat and what a great way to sketch them with a tiny bit of brown in the coat. Well done.

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    • October 21, 2013 at 4:40 pm
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      Thanks, Marg! Mimi has quite a lot of brown, especially when she’s basking under a light!

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