This was the scene when Sunshine and Mewsette decided to cuddle down for a nap after the sisterly forehead lick earlier today. Spooning together, Mr. Sunshine slept with his chin on Mewsette’s back.
I have always loved it when my cats settle on the bed in the afternoon. I often tiptoe up the stairs so I don’t disturb them, hoping to capture their naps in the reflected light from the window. I change the bedspread each month in part because of the collection of cat furs on it and because I find the change refreshing. I just changed the bedspread from the purple and white pinwheel quilt I love in summer to the white chenille in long awning stripes of texture, knowing it would provide a bright background to autumn afternoon naps.
We are participating in Lesley Saeta’s “Thirty Paintings in Thirty Days Challenge” for September 2014.
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What other sketches did I post around this date?
They don’t look like raspberries to me, but that’s what the box said. I enjoyed looking at their composition, Giuseppes upright silhouette and Mr. Sunshine’s cat curl to rest, his eyes open. This new box is a lot sturdier, but still it strains under its load of black cat. Mr. Sunshine curls up to rest while Giuseppe is vigilant; there are birds to be watched. They stayed just long enough for me to catch their poses, and I could take my time in coloring up the box.
My markers kind of failed me on this since you can’t see the wording, but the box reads “Raspberries”, trust me.
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