View of Break Room

I used water soluble pencils for today’s sketch. Instead of smudging the pencil marks, I brushed water onto the paper to get different shades of gray. Like the sketch in the post from the other day, I obtained a range of tonal values. The filing cabinet (in the lower right portion of the frame) is […]

Break Room

Today I worked at one of my jobs, the first long-term position I landed since I moved out here. I had been weaning myself away from it in favor of another that has more potential. I’m happy I did so: the job I worked today has been weaning itself away from me! It will close […]

Open Doorway and Water Cooler

Our break room cubby opens into the shop. Glass is stored upright in sturdy packages. Each one is very heavy and must be slid into open bays. Framers carefully remove glass sheets from their boxes one-by-one as needed. Sometimes it is very hot where the artwork is framed. Cold water is available where the staff […]