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 […]

Social Distancing Series: Secondary Effect?

This sign surprised me. Ever since B.F. Skinner, we have been instructed to press buttons to get a desired outcome. All of a sudden, we shouldn’t press a button?  I’m thinking this is a COVID thing…  First, many of the population do not wear gloves, so button surfaces could be COVID-carrying menaces. Second, if not […]