As promised, today’s post features my grandson Will’s construction of the Hillsdale Clock Tower, whose clock was stopped by a bolt of lightning at 10:04 PM, that stormy night in 1955. Below is a photo that details the bell, spire and clock face. Will fashioned the brass bell from the mortar part of an old […]
My street photography continues:
My vantage point was not the best for the sketch below:
Everything is fast in a fast-food restaurant. The sketch below was done with particular speed. I probably had no more than one minute before mother and daughter decamped.
I tried using as few lines as possible in this sketch.
It is not always easy for one to portray a person seated just a few feet away. Especially when they are facing forward. Oblique views, or profiles are often less demanding and can be drawn with just a few lines (see Woman with Turban). The portrait below is more about posture and gesture than it […]
Some of the higher class waiting rooms have jigsaw puzzles for the clients to solve.
Waiting rooms have all kinds of interesting people to sketch.
The patient in the next cubby was asleep. The disembodied hand was in fact connected to her. This sketch is an environmental portrait.
Although not exactly an action shot, I had to be a bit quick to catch this one. (Shading was done in post production.)