Friday, April 19, 2024
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Daily Sketch: Lopsided Nap

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“Lopsided Nap”, white and black charcoal pencils on tan toned paper, 7.5″ x 4.5″ © Bernadette E. Kazmarski

I tossed my apron on my work table, so of course it became a cat bed. Mimi settled down in her usual perfectly symmetrical manner, then began sagging here and there until she was fully on her side. I began to sketch her in mid-sag, when she still had one hind leg underneath her and one stretched out at her side as she began listing to the left.

No sketching the new cats yet, they need their beauty sleep.

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