You know how they are with these canvas shopping bags—they hardly hit the floor before you see a cat slowly disappearing into them, just the tail and maybe a leg left and then it’s just too late.
Mimi reappeared later, though.
Don’t worry, I keep a close eye on all my bags so no one gets stuck inside one or gets a handle wrapped around them. This one had small pieces of artwork in it which I removed only to have it fall over and that was when the incident with Mimi happened. Yes, I sketched it before I removed Mimi from the bag.
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What else was I sketching on this date?
Little Kelly’s delicate profile is the catch as she crouches to wait for her lunch, then dozes off. She’s such a little package.
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Giuseppe was watching me type while my desk lights shone down on his back and caught just a few highlights, including his whiskers, very nice and contrasty. He left partway through, though, and I couldn’t get all the details of his shape. It’s kind of an awkward pose and he looks a little fat, which he’s not, but sometimes that’s how things work out. Next time I’ll start sketching sooner.
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What had Mr. Sunshine so completely transfixed that even his tail wasn’t moving I never determined, though it was likely a stink bug. Still, I had been planning to sketch him or someone on my table, and when he held this pose for long enough I caught him!
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