This photo brings back fond memories of street fairs in New York City. The gentleman pictured below frequented many of these gatherings. He played the old big band tune, Stardust, on the trumpet and accompanied himself on the piano.
This was before plastic was dangerous to be under.
I was leaning over for this study. I wanted to try drawing my neck (such as it is). However, what commanded my interest more was the half of my face in silhouette and the rim of my glasses that caught the light.
There were bright highlights and dark shadows in the reference photo for this sketch. I decided to emphasize the eyes by using an eraser to brighten the whites.
Early food truck history.