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.