Meet Cousin Pat!
That would be Patricia, actually, but she never uses her patrician name. Cousin Pat is Aunt Marie’s daughter, the oldest of her three children. So we have three cousins. I hope to introduce you to all of them, brace yourselves.
Cousin Pat understands animals. Horses and dogs are her best friends. As well as anybody who has fur, feathers or scales. If you, dear reader, have wings or hooves or a tail, you have it made with cousin Pat. Oh, cousin Pat tolerates humans as well, but I wonder if it is more like an afterthought with her. I am disappointed that she lives out of state, I think we could have been friends, even though I don’t have feathers or scales. I do have a proper mindset however.
It was very interesting to draw cousin Pat immediately after her mother’s portrait. The family resemblance was fantastically apparent. I could literally feel it in the lines and marks I was putting down.
#12 of 40. Graphite, Moleskine Cahier sketchbook