Circumstances presented another chance for me to sketch a child with family (see Woman and Child). This drawing is a little more readable than the last one, giving the viewer a much easier time to apprehend the contents. The fact that the figure on the right is incomplete stems from the fact that my break […]
This was a tough one. I liked the posture of the woman. The child was active and he mostly orbited the woman. When he alit, his body was obscured, except for his lower half. As a photographer, I often took shots that did not work in terms of design. In other words, the photo did […]
Some waiting rooms are more comfortable than others.
People seem absorbed in their own ‘cone of silence’ in waiting rooms. I am amazed that nobody seems to notice when I sketch them. I try to notice everything about my surroundings. Perhaps my attention bounds about like the nervous man’s legs in the picture below. Except when I’m sketching of course.
Some people just look cozy.
Waiting rooms are places where one can let the imagination loose.
Some people take their time to get comfortable.
No dearth of readers in our cafe.
We frequently have return visitors to the cafe. I have encountered this man before. He loves to read. I was about to draw his shirt when another customer placed her knapsack directly in my way. This visual element certainly changed the overall design of this sketch.
The subject of this drawing was an older man. I only had a couple of minutes to sketch. I got his outline correct, and his hairline, but was unable to supply details which would have made his age apparent.