Daily Sketch: Leaf Cats

watercolor of three cats with leaf pattern
“Leaf Cats”, watercolor pencil, 8″ x 5.5″ © Bernadette E. Kazmarski

I’m not entirely sure where this idea came from except that the three looked like leaves all tucked together and overlapping, especially the autumn leaves lying about on the ground, although I think the blue is reminiscent of leaves in still water. Not sure, but an interesting experiment.

Also, I sketched and painted it upside down from what you see here. That was how they’d been sleeping but when I was finished it was difficult for me to follow. I turned it 180 degrees and it all fell into place.

It’s the boys, Giuseppe, Bean and Mr. Sunshine.

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4 thoughts on “Daily Sketch: Leaf Cats

  • February 10, 2014 at 12:54 pm

    That’s cool. Always good to get another perspective. Thanks so much for stopping by today. I haven’t done much blog hopping lately.

    • February 10, 2014 at 1:08 pm

      Thanks, Layla! I know you’ve got your paws full, and that’s enough to take care of. Sending you love and purrs for Gris Gris, and for Merlin.


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