As a denizen of the waiting room I am privileged to witness my fellow waiters in all manner of conditions. Some are more picturesque than others. The lady below is an example of such a subject. She wasn’t in any distress; just waiting with her husband.
The second floor was huge and sunny and nearly empty except for the centrally located check-in desk. There were hardly any people waiting, so I chose a seat near the most interesting looking person. He was a little scary looking at first, but I noticed a slight smile on his face as he manipulated his […]
Sick people who wear surgical masks in waiting rooms are very considerate. They help prevent others from catching their illness. They also help stealthy artists who do not sketch mouths well.
Creativity may not only be a matter of brain-generated ideas but may also include awareness of unusual juxtapositions.
This line up was a perfect opportunity to practice my (mostly) blind figure drawing. I did look at the paper to reposition the pen and to insert detail in some of the portraits.
I thought I could do justice to the photo I took the other day (Giant Clouds Dwarfing the Landscape) with a pencil sketch. The middle ground of the sketch came out the best. I captured the contrast between the white fluffy clouds in front of the gray face of the huge cloud. The gray clouds […]
I sketched the lady below immediately after the sketch from yesterday. Somehow the odd spirit of that drawing transferred to the one below. My blind drawings of profiles seem to be better than the ones I compose while sketching normally. I started this one too low on the page and decided to continue the fiction by […]