I was sitting here wondering what to draw. My feet were sticking out and I had a couple of books (Charlie Martz… by Elmore Leonard and Michelangelo and the Pope’s Ceiling by Ross King) and my sketch book on the bed. I figured, what the hell, and drew them. It gave me some practice drawing […]
I’m continue with my time-limited sketches in this post. I did a couple of the sketches below within my 15 minute break. (actually, his whole body should be smaller but…. oh well…) At another venue, I did the following sketches. The final sketch is the best.
Our break room cubby opens into the shop. Glass is stored upright in sturdy packages. Each one is very heavy and must be slid into open bays. Framers carefully remove glass sheets from their boxes one-by-one as needed. Sometimes it is very hot where the artwork is framed. Cold water is available where the staff […]
I took my break in the shop today.
Another 15-minute sketch. I adjusted the scope of today’s sketch to include the table in the cafe with the most readers. I tried to capture posture and gesture, once again.
When I was an active photographer, it was very difficult taking candid shots of people at close range. I did not wish my subjects to be aware of my presence. It is much easier being invisible with a sketch pad than a camera, although I am careful not to stare. Sketching is more stealthy to […]
I bring a book and my sketch pad whenever I go to a place where I may be waiting. I have been limiting my sketch time to 15 minutes, which is long enough to fill an 8×5 inch sheet of paper with scribbling that indicates a sense of my visual environment. If I find myself waiting […]
It was so slow at work that I was able to take on the floor, behind the counter. Not one soul in the store. Another 15 minute sketch:
There wasn’t much to draw today. It was dreary outside and I had the night shift.
I chose a new parking space today. A new view: