I decided to do an environmental portrait today, instead of a figure study. Although the subject is the most insignificant figure in this sketch, everyone is waiting to be where that person is seated.
The bigger picture:
If you can avoid it, avoid emergency rooms on Mondays. But any time you walk through the ER doors, this is where your wait begins… (Note: one way to avoid this is to come via ambulance.)
I spent more than my usual 15 minutes for this sketch. I had time to make sure of proportions, shade the surfaces and place background items, to give an idea of the environment.
The other day:
Happy Thanksgiving, everyone. It is that time of year here in the US. There is quite a frenzy for those of us who venture out. The pie store had a line out the door; people waiting for their apple, pumpkin, cherry pies. They ran out of mincemeat, so don’t even ask. For the past week […]