There were plenty of shots to choose from in this parking lot on this particular day. I thought this frame was a particularly good edit.
Time spent on a drawing can vary, especially in waiting rooms. One never knows when a subject will be called by the nurse for the appointment. I began with the man’s shoe. You can see the trace of the first line. The top line of the trousers was next, then the hair. As I recall, […]
I like to think of this as a photograph of ‘impasto’ street work.
I correctly rendered the relative sizes of the two figures in the sketch below. The outlines were sketched, for the most part, as blind drawings.
I’m returning to displaying some of my photography. This next series is a continuation of my literal ‘street photography’, that I am perfecting through my visits to a myriad of local parking lots.
I did most of this drawing without looking at the paper. The shape of the head on the man on the right was distorted by my unconscious mind, which chose to minimize its curvature in relation to the face. I modified the figure on the left by adding hair and an eye.
* Processing Christmas: Fifth in a series of drawings made during Christmas, revisited after Christmas. The fourth in the series may be found here. Back to normal resting state.
* Processing Christmas: Fourth in a series of drawings made during Christmas, revisited after Christmas. The third in the series may be found here. One might think I crowded the figure onto the right hand side of the page, but I was following my granddaughter’s outline (as best as I could), while she was napping, […]
* Processing Christmas: Third in a series of drawings made during Christmas, revisited after Christmas. The second in the series may be found here. Relaxing after seven hours as a passenger. A calming drink helps.
There’s not a lot of action in bookstore cafes. People are reading, writing, tutoring, tutoree-ing, or drinking coffee with a far away look in their eyes (which would have been squinting through the smoke, if smoking were allowed). The sketch below was informed by blind drawing, but I frequently adjusted my gaze between the subject […]