It is hard to draw a loved one, even from a photograph. I got the eyes and the mouth I think.
This was a rushed drawing. Another in my ‘Waiting Room’ series. The gentleman, in conversation with a fellow waiter, mentioned that he really missed having coffee.
I was hoping to get some insight about portrait painting. I recalled that Picasso and Portraiture was chock full of interesting articles. When I opened it up, one of my old sketches fell out. This is a portrait of my older brother Mike. Mike is low functioning and autistic and nonverbal and now resides in […]
Although there aren’t many details in this sketch, one can feel the intensity.
What attracts me about certain subjects is posture and gesture. Gesture typically involves a person’s limbs. This person’s pose transmits a feeling of relaxation, even though he is asymmetrical..
I’ve noticed this gentleman quite often in the store. He is a frailish, gaunt person, shy and quiet for the most part. Sometimes, when he writes he grips his pen very tightly and with his head down, seems to wrap himself around the implement as if the most important thing in the world is to […]