Wednesday, December 6, 2023
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Daily Sketch: All Lined Up and Waiting for Dinner

charcoal sketch of four cats
“All Lined Up and Ready for Dinner,” charcoal pencil, 7″ x 8.5″ © Bernadette E. Kazmarski

They had to work for their dinner tonight! I went into the kitchen—some time before dinner—and this huge mass of black cats moving around on the cabinet just had to be expressed. It’s a difficult angle because there is little room on either side of the cabinet and they were moving sooo much, but I captured each of them one by one, Giuseppe, them Mr. Sunshine, Jelly Bean and Mewsette, as they showed up and spent just a few moments there. Charcoal is the quickest for something like this. No reference photo to finish up with. But I look at them all the time—I should know them well enough, shouldn’t I?

This is the same charcoal pencil as the sketch below, but I only had two cats to draw there and could be a little more definite.

What was I sketching a year ago today?

Morning Watch

charcoal sketch of two cats on sunny windowsill
“Morning Watch”, charcoal pencil on multi-media paper, 7″ x 8″ © B.E. Kazmarski

Giuseppe and Mr. Sunshine survey their realm from the sunny second floor window…click here to see the original post.

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