Daily Sketch Reprise: The Toy Dance, 2012 and Nap for Three, 2013

colored pencil sketch of cat
“The Toy Dance”, green colored pencil, 4″ x 8″ © Bernadette E. Kazmarski

Jelly Bean dances around on a toy. I love it when they do this, all four legs going in different directions and they look like they’d get tangled and fall down! That only happens when they want it to.

I didn’t sketch the toy, though I think it was something unconventional like a scrap of paper trimming from one of my projects.

I do like green, and while Giuseppe Verdi is a green kitty for several reasons, Jelly Bean is as well, but he’s a lighter green. I sketch him in blue now and then too.

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What was I sketching last year on this day?

Nap for Three, 2013
marker sketch of three cats
“Nap for Three”, brush marker, 6″ x 4.5″ © B.E. Kazmarski

Mr. Sunshine, Mimi and Mewsette all managed to settle into one tiny spot on the bed. Well, they like to be together, and all being family, they fit well together too.


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