Daily Sketch: Playing

conte sketch of cat playing
“Playing”, brown conté, 8.5″ x 5.5″ © Bernadette E. Kazmarski

Bean stands just a bit on his hind legs and prepares to attack the wicked toy!

These action shots have been quite the challenge but very fun. I study them while they play—oh, poor me, I have to watch my cats play—and look for what makes the action look complete. This is the same thing I do while they sleep in looking for the significant details that are essential to the image.

What was I sketching a year ago today?

Kelly in Silhouette

sketch of cat bathing
Kelly in Silhouette, conté © B.E. Kazmarski

Kelly is having a good bath in the sun while shadows and reflections fall all around her from the light streaming in the window…read more and see the original sketch.

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2 thoughts on “Daily Sketch: Playing

  • April 24, 2013 at 11:22 pm

    I love this one! It’s something we like to do here too!

    Thank you very much for your get well wishes for Milou. The humans are starting to get even more worried but hopefully tomorrow we will know more.

    • April 25, 2013 at 1:06 am

      Everyone needs to play! We are all purring for Milou, Texas, we know what it’s like when one of our feline family is not well. We hope for good news tomorrow.


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