For those of you who have been following me for a while, or who have read some of my early posts, you know that my older brother Michael is autistic. (Also see My Connection with Autism.)I have not posted about him for a while, although I continue having complex thoughts about my relationship with him. […]
These girls were much cuter in real life. This may not have come across in this sketch. What does come across is that all three family members’ attention is focused in the same direction
I love this collection of people. Each has his/her own visual charm. I captured the slouch of the far right character (on the second try). I used a soft pencil to sketch this group portrait. This allows my initial marks to be spontaneous as well as visible (without overworking them, as I must do with […]
It was nice to see a whole family enjoying their book finds.
At the kids’ house for the holidays. William, my grandson and I are having a great time. It is difficult to get him to sit still enough for me to sketch a portrait. I waited for him to get involved with his iPad so he would be still. Here are some practice sketches: Here is […]
William, my grandson and I are sketching partners. He drew this portrait of me.
Nothing new. Although she hasn’t had anything to eat or drink in the past 4-5 days, my niece’s condition has not changed much. Cancer is winning. She is non-communicative, and breathing very hard. Many people who knew her have been by to see her and tell her they love her. There is not much else […]