Wednesday, May 29, 2024
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Daily Sketch: Alert

marker sketch of black cat
“Alert”, brush marker, 5.5″ x 8″ © Bernadette E. Kazmarski

This wasn’t what I started out to do, but it’s what came of studying Giuseppe sitting in silhouette at the top of the stairs, just taking in the day. I’m not sure why I filled his shape in with black when I had intended another color entirely, I just found myself filling him in and realized what I was doing. I would guess I was more intent than I thought on the silhouette shape than the outline of his shape. Interesting when that happens. Last year (below) I could blame the change in idea on Mr. Sunshine.

What was I sketching last year?

One of Those Positions

charcoal sketch of cat with leg in the air
One of Those, charcoal © B.E. Kazmarski

I was planning on a nice, quiet, peaceful classic charcoal sketch of Mr. Sunshine as a loaf, dozing with nice deep shadows and gentle highlights…read more and see the original post.

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