Discussion Quartet

At first, I could only see the back of the head of the man on the left. I began the portrait of the woman adjacent to him as I saw her: obscuring the man. The third man, the one next to that woman, was looking straight at me, so I reverted to gathering visual information […]

Discussion Group and Man with Displaced Head

One of the problems of blind drawing is getting body parts in proper disposition with each other. The drawing below is an example of a miscalculation.  It seems that upon the return of my pen from its detour beginning with the ear of the man with the hat, and ending with the brim, I displaced […]

Study Group with Girl in Sock Hat and Braids

This is a motley group of students (according to my blind-drawn rendering). The two young women are the most realistic, while the outline of their male does not resemble its subject in any way. There is a sense of ambiguity about this grouping of figures.