Friday, December 8, 2023
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Daily Sketch: Playtime

charcoal sketch of cat with toy
“Playtime”, charcoal pencil, 5″ x 6.5″ © Bernadette E. Kazmarski

Looks like the string is more interesting than what’s attached to it! This was fun one-handed drawing with sketchpad on my knee while I was dangling the toy with the other, just working on a few other action poses.

This was one of their new toys, though Giuseppe promptly bit through the original string. I replaced it with a piece of lightweight flexible wire that is much harder to bite through, even for an experienced kitty like Giuseppe.

What was I sketching a year ago today?

Three Cats From Above

colored pencil sketch of three cats from above
Three Cats From Above, colored pencil © B.E. Kazmarski

Mimi calmly sat in the sun, Mr. Sunshine had a nice bath…read more about this sketch and others like it.

Browse some rescued cats and kittens!


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