Daily Sketch Reprise: The Basement Door

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Looking Out the Basement Door, pastel, 8″ x 8″ © B.E. Kazmarski

This was actually from June 24 last year, but kitties watching out the basement door was an all-day activity today.

Generations of cats have sat and looked out this door. It’s right on ground level, though there is a small slab of concrete and the brick patio I built, but after that is grass and garden. On a hot day there is always a breeze here and the concrete stays cool. Understandably, it’s a favorite spot. And needless to say, though I’ll say it anyway, I love to watch them here.

The door is painted Caribbean Blue to ward off evil spirits.

You would never guess, but it’s famous art model, Mewsette.


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4 thoughts on “Daily Sketch Reprise: The Basement Door

  • June 24, 2013 at 11:53 am
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    I’m loving that Felix the Cat chunky tail thing you have going there. So happy!

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    • June 24, 2013 at 4:34 pm
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      Meg, that’s funny–Mewsette has a really thick tail, she’s just about 1/8″ away from being a shaggy coated cat, but she has that undercoat.

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  • June 24, 2013 at 11:10 am
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    Beautiful picture. I can almost feel the breeze through that door 🙂

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    • June 24, 2013 at 4:33 pm
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      Thank you, Athena–the basement is cool and there’s a wonderful draft out the door, that’s been a favorite summer spot all the years I’ve been here.

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