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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Time to get back to sketching… Haven’t done anything for several months, while we relocated to LA. It might take me some time to get up to speed.
This is the face that stared out at me from the mirror as I held Mike’s half-face up to the mirror.
The original half-photo may be seen here (Mike’s Eye Dissecting a Photo).