Sketch Book Series: Waiting Room (2009-2012)

I found a sketchbook of mine with mostly undated sketches. I do know that I used this book between 2009 and 2012. I remember trying to draw every leaf, at this point in my sketching practice. I also concentrated on getting proportions correct. I found that, in attempting to draw every leaf, several things would […]

Brother Mike, Bookends

I’m continuing to process my brother Mike’s* predicament. I visually paraphrased a picture from Mike’s youth to the latest image I captured during a video conference with Mike’s healthcare team. The snake/lifeline/breathing-tube imagery imperfectly divides the two portraits.(See other recent posts for other efforts at visual processing Mike’s condition.) [Note: Apologies – have not yet […]

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 […]