I took a little break from blind drawing with today’s sketch. It felt good to get that feedback from the glances to the drawing surface. My goal, which I think I achieved, was to place the figure in correct proportion to the rest of the scene.
This man was very heavy. I think he was much heavier in person than in my drawing. I don’t know why I wasn’t able to be more faithful to life.
My vantage point was not the best for the sketch below:
When one doesn’t feel well, reclining is often the answer.
Sometimes one must be secretive whilst drawing. Concentration on a subject’s features must be tempered by the chance he or she will look up and catch you in the act.
In the waiting room again today. More opportunity to practice with pen and ink. It is liberating in a way, even though each stroke is indelible.
This is a pen and ink sketch of a sleepy woman. I blended in some graphite.
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 […]