Reading Figures

My first 15-minute sketching session yielded the figure below. The position of the man’s hand on his head was unique among the readers gathered in the cafe.

Sketch: Reading Figure 020818

Reading Figure
8″x5″ 140# Cold Pressed Watercolor Paper

I concentrated on posture in my next sketch session, trying to establish relative positions of limbs as quickly as possible. I wasn’t always quick enough, as in the middle drawing, where the man moved his legs before I was ready.

Sketch: Reading Figure in Two Positions with Thinking Figure 020818

Reading Figure in Two Positions with Thinking Figure
8″x5″ 140# Cold Pressed Watercolor Paper

 

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