Friday, April 19, 2024
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Daily Sketch: A Happily Dreaming Kitty

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“A Happily Dreaming Kitty”, charcoal pencil, 9″ x 6.5″ © Bernadette E. Kazmarski

Mr. Sunshine always seems very pleased with himself, especially when he’s working on a good kitty dream. He settled himself on my desk, and with one paw extended to flex he occupies the entire pile of papers.

In the background I have lots of little soft curlicues which my scanner is not in the mood to record. Time for a new scanner because I like those soft lines.

What was I sketching a year ago today?

Sunshine Yellow

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Mr. Sunshine, brush marker © B.E. Kazmarski

Today Mr. Sunshine is truly Mr. Sunshine since he is, for once, yellow…see the original post and read more about this sketch.

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