I’m proud of this one. The proportions are life-like and the composition, including the chairs and tables. This couple was reading about traveling, but they look so comfy right where they are.
I was at the next table, but the two gentlemen were engrossed in figuring out economic elasticity (whatever that means).
People seem absorbed in their own ‘cone of silence’ in waiting rooms. I am amazed that nobody seems to notice when I sketch them. I try to notice everything about my surroundings. Perhaps my attention bounds about like the nervous man’s legs in the picture below. Except when I’m sketching of course.
Pencil sketching technique is a lot different than using pen and ink. Every wiggle of the pen must be worked in to the drawing, even if the movement is unanticipated. But false moves with a pencil are not that drastic. They can be blended with a stump or even (perish the thought) erased. Here is […]
Studying in pairs has its advantages, but only if concentration doesn’t become a problem.
Back to the waiting room…
To start off this month, I decided to return to color. In the dentist’s office, I began a sketch of the two people sitting across from me. The guy on the left moved his legs before I finished. This is why he looks like he has three of them. I added dabs of watercolor to […]
I began this study in landscape format. However, it gave me more meaning when I flipped it to portrait mode.
I like this double portrait. I kept the lines simple, as I imagine Paul Klee would have done. I think I was able to capture some emotion in this portrait.