For those who wish to draw more

The young gentlemen November 16, 2009

Filed under: .India,Day 11,Day 12,Day 13 — India @ 1:12 am
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taking a break from their crime spree:

Day 11: Ampersketch
Ampersand from across the room

Day 12: Mr. Dignity
Interro shamelessly offering his belly up for rubbing

Day 13: Three-armed cat
Ampersand moved around while I sketched, resulting in a third arm


To the tune of “Journey to the Heavyside Layer” November 9, 2009

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I never saw the musical Cats, and I don’t think my ex-boyfriend A. did, either, but whenever he wished to evoke the show (which—I can’t explain why one might do this, but, trust me, it came up more than once), he would sing, to the tune of what I have subsequently determined is the song “Journey to the Heavyside Layer” from the show, the following lyrics:

Cats, cats, cats, ca-a-ats,
Cats, cats, cats, ca-a-ats,
Ca-ats, cats cats,
Cats cats cats cats!

So, if you know the tune, you should sing it along while reviewing these sketches.


DrawMyCatsMo continues November 4, 2009

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Day 3: Lap cat

Interrobang gets a warm lap, I get my drawing done. Everything works out very neatly.


Cat as French curve November 3, 2009

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Day 2: Ampersand

Aaaand this is my other cat, Ampersand. Just to be fair.

Cats (and bunnies, and guinea pigs, and lots of adorably rotund little furry things) have these wonderful curves that make me just want to squoooosh them. But today, instead, I drew them.

And then I squooshed him.


Spook would prefer not to be sketched November 2, 2009

Filed under: .Cindy,Day 02,iPhone Brushes — Cynthia Closkey @ 11:15 pm
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Spook would prefer not to be sketched
, originally uploaded by cynthiacloskey.

Cat #2. I kept looking at him, to see how to draw him, and this made him uncomfortable so he moved to a new position looking away. The Catch-22 of drawing cats.


Strange Fauna

Filed under: .Mary,Day 01,Drawing,Meet the DrawMonauts — maryjeys @ 2:11 pm
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Hi, I’m Mary. And I’m gonna make a drawing a day with y’all. I work really hard at a 10-6 job (that’s Soho equivalent for 9-5) and I am trying desperately to not go insane while completing my own large scale project in off hours. I hope that daily drawing will be a centering practice for my pretty hectic and overwhelming schedule. You may not see me temporarily- that will mean that i’m either tearing my hair out, or digging myself a hole to crawl in and hide. Nice to meet you.


Interrobang is skeptical about this DrawMo! thing. November 1, 2009

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Day 1: Interrobang

I promise I won’t draw the cats every day this month—for one thing, it doesn’t look like they’ll stand for it—but you may see them quite a lot. What can I say? They’re captive models.


Happy DrawMowe’en! October 31, 2009

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Yes, it’s that magical time again—DrawMo! starts tomorrow.

I’m somewhat overwhelmed with graduate school—hence the belated warning about impending DrawMonstrousness—so founding DrawMonaut Margaret (who came up with the name!) will be helping run the show this year. Thanks, Margaret!

Anybody thinking of doing a special project this year, like Elizabeth’s Hand Drawn? I’ve got kittens now, so I may just do thirty drawings of those. They’re fun, especially for gesture drawings, as I learned when I got a head start on DrawMo! in September:

Gesture drawing: Interrobang washing

Who else is in?


carousel horse December 14, 2007

Filed under: .witty,Drawing — awittykitty @ 12:25 am


I haven’t submitted anything since November, but I’ve been drawing everyday thanks to the practice I got in Drawmo.  This was just a carousel horse I drew while drinking a soda in the mall.


It Isn’t Over Until I Say It’s Over December 9, 2007

Filed under: .Nat — doingart @ 12:45 pm
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I still have a couple of postcards left in me even after Drawmo

Johann the Dog