Daily Sketch Reprise: Three Warm Cats on a Cool Ground, 2013

pastel sketch of three cats
“Three Warm Cats on a Cool Ground”, pastel, 7″ x 10″ © Bernadette E. Kazmarski

Where do these visual inspirations come from? Giuseppe, Mr. Sunshine and Mewsette were enjoying the view as I rode my exercise bicycle, having plenty of time to watch them and the light and visualize this composition. I wanted lots of mixed colors, but muted, indefinite edges, but the sketch in black on top of all the pastel. The light comes in the door and fills the space among them, then fades to shadows behind. I had sketchbook and basic pastels to block in the shapes and areas, then finished it later from a photo. Mostly, I had a really strong visual that stayed with me as I played fingerpaints with my pastels on the paper.

As I watched them and began visualizing, I also envisioned the style of another artist. See if you can guess who I mean before you click here to see this painting and especially this painting.


Where to find this artwork

pastel sketch of three cats
“Three Warm Cats on a Cool Ground”, pastel, 7″ x 10″ © Bernadette E. Kazmarski

I offer giclée, digital and canvas prints of this painting, and can always have prints made for you in other sizes. I can also custom frame your print or custom cut a mat for a frame you already own.

You can also purchase a single card or a dozen in a box on my website, and I’d be glad to make up a special box for you, just ask.

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2 thoughts on “Daily Sketch Reprise: Three Warm Cats on a Cool Ground, 2013

  • September 9, 2016 at 3:40 pm
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    Bernadette, I love looking at drawings such as yours because I feel inspired and confident to try to doodle artwork of my own. I like your three cats! 🙂 I’m visiting from Friendship Friday. Have a good weekend!

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    • September 13, 2016 at 8:52 pm
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      Cathy, I’m sorry I didn’t see your comment sooner. Thanks for taking the time to visit! And please do-oodle! You never know what will come of it.

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