Somehow, my sketch doesn’t reveal the pleasure Mike takes in relaxing.
Sketching helps divert my mind. Focus on physical details helps me compartmentalize.
I used to write on my drawings (in the one below, I cropped out the notes). The scene adds meaning to the note and vice versa. Annotating sketches gives added dimension to the artwork.
This is the reference photo for yesterday’s sketch. Mike was very relaxed and looks pretty happy here. I didn’t quite capture this expression yesterday, but I felt compelled to share this image today. It was always heartwarming to see Mike smile. I don’t have an exact date of this photo, but it is most likely […]
This sketch does not faithfully represent Mike’s amusement (presumably at his situation). The reference photo shows a devilish smile that I just could not capture. The folks responsible for Mike at that time, frequently had to call emergency services to help take care of him. The visit depicted below must not have been too serious, […]