I haven’t sketched a real person since lock down. Below are two watercolor sketches from my imagination. I’m sure that future sketches will be more compelling.
The cabin fever of the title refers to the state of the artist.
This is a black and white photo of the same newsstand of which I photographed in color, posted the other day (Red Newspaper Stand on 46th Street 9.1.1991). I returned to photograph this newsstand over a long period of time. I think I like the black and white version better than the color one.
Today’s watercolor was painted on the sheet below yesterday’s painting, which I slashed with a razor. Those cuts sliced through to this page. This is an appropriate coincidence, since I am confronting illness in my family. One day scars the next.