Daily Sketch: Watching the Squirrel

ink sketch of cat looking out window at squirrel
“Squirrel Watching”, ink drawing pen and watercolor wash, 6.5″ x 8″ © B.E. Kazmarski

Not one of my cats! We are watching the neighbor’s kitty at the side window watching the squirrel on the porch roof, as seen in the shadow to the right. There are so many levels of shadow in what had at first appeared to be a simple sketch that it might be confusing, perhaps not. I see him here so often, and the window is very familiar to me, so even though there’s a fair amount of detail only the kitty and the squirrel moved enough that I had to quickly sketch them, then sketch in the rest.

This is actually the same window kitty I’ve photographed a couple of times before in “Window Kitty” and “Warm November Afternoon”  (I photographed him today too, but Mewsette and Bean were just a bit more beautiful).

And, incidentally, this is the very same side window and house, blue siding and all, that appear in my story Witness to a Rescue. Different kitty, but ironically enough marked very similarly.

This is the first daily sketch that has not been one of my cats. Will not be the last, though.

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