Daily Sketch: Nap x 4, or Easy Like Sunday

charcoal sketch of four cats
“Nap x 4″, charcoal pencil, 5.5″ x 3” © B.E. Kazmarski

This is about what it looked like on my bed all day today. Really, I was waiting for one of them to do something interesting, but it was not to be, just several different arrangements of what looked like medium-sized black rocks, and unless I get right up to them it’s difficult to tell what is what, and even up close it can be very confusing. They do have these communal nap marathons on any given afternoon so I did this little sketch on the chance that today would be such a day. Mimi was in the kitchen with me for a while, but when I got out the sketchpad she decided to nap in the cat tree. Too bad, I really wanted something challenging, and didn’t have an opportunity to hop outside and sketch the landscape.

And just a note on why my sketches are often posted quite late: I scan my sketches, which is much more accurate than photographing for most of them because I don’t have my lights permanently set up which evenly illuminate my artwork. However, when I’m working on other projects in my studio the scanner isn’t easily accessible, one of the difficulties of dealing with a small space and a lot of activities.


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2 thoughts on “Daily Sketch: Nap x 4, or Easy Like Sunday

    • January 21, 2013 at 9:22 am
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      That’s about the only way you could tell they weren’t a bunch of rocks, Carolyn!

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