Calm Woman, Nervous Man

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.

The Couple

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 […]

Waiting in Dentist’s Office

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 […]