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-- 27 February, 2006 --

EDM Challenge 44 - Draw an animal

A Snoozing Meg
Koh-I-Noor Progressos on black notepaper

My dear LOML - my little Meg - cooperated by staying still enough, long enough for me to do another drawing of her. I think that there may be many more done of her in time to come. She is so beautiful and I am completely besoted.

I began doing these sketches on black paper, using Koh-I-Noor Progressos, last year, while The Poet was in hospital. Usually Progressos are white or grey but I have a box of twelve different colours. They are actually woodless pencils but I am not sure if they are really any different from ordinary coloured pencils. The white ones are rather chalky. The coloured ones are a lot harder than the white ones.

I have tried to use a 'variety of lines' as instructed by our new art teacher and I hope that it has given an impression of Meg's fur, which is slightly longer than a short haired cat's but not like a long haired cat.

Fortunately, the Challange Mistress at Everyday Matters had asked for a drawing of an animal while I was busy being distracted elsewhere last year, so I can tick another one off the list.

Posted by robynls at February 27, 2006 8:54 AM


Glad to see your getting back into the swing of it. The 'new guy' seems to have some interesting tools and techniques that are going to be quite useful and the little LOML is proving to be inspirational in many ways. What are you like with horses?

Posted by: Gail at February 27, 2006 9:44 AM

I like your style, Robyn. It's nice and loose and I can see you had fun with this drawing. The drawing of your vintage shoe is gorgeous! Now, do you think you can sneak in a drawing of your gorgeous instructor next class?! You know, when he's not looking? I'm sure I'm not the only one who'd like a look at him! ;)

Posted by: Bonny at February 27, 2006 11:28 AM

I'll see what I can do - if he would just stand still long enough :-)

Posted by: Robyn [TypeKey Profile Page] at February 27, 2006 11:45 AM

That is absolutely fantastic! I've not seen one done like that.

Posted by: Bonnie at February 27, 2006 12:00 PM

Nice work Robyn! A definite result.

Posted by: Blue at February 27, 2006 4:11 PM

Nice one.
She looks sweet. I bet she is purring!

The Tart

Posted by: Cheap Tart at February 28, 2006 4:19 AM

Now THAT'S a sweet kitty, holding still for you like that! Great drawing -- I like the vigorous lines.

Posted by: Linda at February 28, 2006 8:17 AM

i like it shows talent

Posted by: muz at February 28, 2006 10:07 AM

It/she looks great on that dark paper - I haven't dared to use anything so dark - you've inspired me (to go out and find some).

Posted by: Nancy at February 28, 2006 6:44 PM

She is a beautiful cat and I love how you represented her!

Posted by: TeriC at April 12, 2006 12:29 PM

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