Saturday, June 15, 2024
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Daily Sketch: Curtains

ink sketch of cat with curtains
“Curtains”, ink hybrid technical pen, 6.5″ x 4″ © Bernadette E. Kazmarski

Mr. Sunshine was busy watching what was happening in the dark outside and watching what Giuseppe was doing on my pile of boxes inside. One moment I’d see him like this, then next, only his back and tail. Pretty clever camouflage with that flowered cafe curtain, but it suited his purpose. He is the most frequent midnight shift block watch cat, so he has his methods.

I used three of my hybrid technica pens on for this sketch. Primarily drawm in a .03, very fine point, I probably ended up smaller than I’d originally planned, but the smaller the pen point, the thinner the line and the longer it takes to cover area. It was a little too fine for the heavy coverage I wanted for Sunshine, though, so I worked him in .04 and .06, and I think the heavier lines in the shadows on his body give him some extra shape.

I still enjoy those little patterns too.

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