Daily Sketch: Mimi’s Bath Flourishes

in sketch of cat bathing
“Mimi’s Bath Flourishes”, ink brush pen on multimedia paper, 5″ x 4.5″ © Bernadette E. Kazmarski

Mimi sits squarely on a little folded square of blanket, having a very thorough bath, including lots of little flourishes to gake sure each hair is cleaned. Sketched in ink brush pen while Mimi bathed on the floor next to me.


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5 thoughts on “Daily Sketch: Mimi’s Bath Flourishes

  • October 27, 2013 at 12:14 pm
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    You have a gift for ink drawing, Bernadette. I love the blanket’s economy of line contrasted with the luxe treatment you gave to Mimi. She even looks French!

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    • October 27, 2013 at 4:47 pm
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      Meg, you always see a little deeper into my sketches–that plain rectangle was so intentional with Mimi’s flourishes–usually these sketches are just the cat, but I really felt the blanket enhanced Mimi. And remember, the accent is on the second syllable, in the French way!

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    • October 27, 2013 at 4:49 pm
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      P.S. As soon as I was finished, I decided I would use this image as a repeating pattern like “Just Fits”, and make the blanket a different color in each one and add a background color!

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      • October 28, 2013 at 12:02 pm
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        Outstanding. Maybe you should have Mimi lying on a blanket made of repeating “Mimi-lying-on-a-blanket” fabric.
        Too mind-blowing? Too Dada? Too Stephen Colbert?

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        • October 28, 2013 at 12:25 pm
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          Or in a wide picture frame covered with Mimis on a blanket?! Spiegel im spiegel?

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