Rear Window – Pencil Sketch

Continuing with sketching, I stepped out onto the balcony in our new ‘digs’. Instead of paying attention to artistic considerations (such as tonal values, and interesting geometric contrasts), I concentrated on documenting the scene before me. Important spatial relationships, of course, had to be correct (or close to correct) in order to reproduce a recognizable […]

End of the Scrapbook – Mike’s Toddler Days from ‘My Brother Michael’

This image may not make sense out of context.  This scrapbook, that covers some of Mike’s days as a toddler, ends abruptly with a photo corner just about to fall off the page.  This echoes the baby book that Mom and Dad started just after Mike was born.