Daily Sketch: Coming Back to Bed?

pastel sketch of two black cats
"Are You Coming Back to Bed?", pastel, 9" x 6.5" © B.E. Kazmarski

I hadn’t made the bed yet, perhaps Jelly Bean and Giuseppe thought I’d join them to be their favorite warm body pillow. They certainly looked inviting, though I ended up making the bed as they settled in for a serious afternoon nap. Finishing my sketch was better than a nap.

I began this in my set of gray pastels, and what appears black is actually one of the darker grays. I’d intended to keep it in gray but instinctively/accidentally reached for my pastel pencils for the shading. Guess I’m accustomed to using them, but I want to get back to the gray set again as I had used them in “A Dozen Shades of Gray”.

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6 thoughts on “Daily Sketch: Coming Back to Bed?

  • November 19, 2012 at 7:07 pm

    Lovely 🙂
    Black cats are pawsome as their furs show different colours in the sun .
    Tillie has a lot of red and brown. Julie some brown.
    Those kitties do look very inviting 🙂

    • November 19, 2012 at 8:00 pm

      Tillie and Georgia, it could be the two of you, if you ever sat that close! Someday you will. And black kitties are very colorful if you ask me!

  • November 19, 2012 at 1:50 pm

    Oh that definitely is my favorite so far. I know there probably others, but I really like this one. Especially since they are black cats. Good stuff. Take care.

    • November 19, 2012 at 7:59 pm

      Marg, thanks so much! Love those black kitties. Thanks for visiting.

    • November 19, 2012 at 11:14 am

      Thanks, Ingrid! I have to reconsider this sketch, of which I was not overly fond but posted for the sake of honesty in my daily sketch series. I’ve had a great response–I guess two sweet kitties waiting in bed are a favorite no matter what.


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