Saturday, June 1, 2013

Sketchbook Page-3 (and cover)

Jobin, The Mad Catter
ballpoint pen, 2013
page 8.25" x 5.5" (20.955cm x 13.97cm)

The nature of sketchbook pages is that not all ends up good and there are a couple dreadful ones on this page but that is ok.

I'm experimenting with seeing how far I can distort the forms before I lose the cat. The top left for example looks more like a chihuahua or bat and borders on being too cute.
Trying to find a non-representational version of the cat while avoiding cute and cartoony is not that easy, at least for me.
Another Jobin, The Mad Catter here.225,226


  1. No! Not cute at all!
    Full of mystery, mischief, and suspense! Even a bit scary!
    Nice David!

    1. Hi Michael,
      Thanks, glad you think so. Feedback from fellow artists is always good.
      What you said... "Full of mystery, mischief, and suspense! Even a bit scary!".
      That is exactly the personality of said cat.

      Keep painting...