I sketched the lady below immediately after the sketch from yesterday. Somehow the odd spirit of that drawing transferred to the one below. My blind drawings of profiles seem to be better than the ones I compose while sketching normally. I started this one too low on the page and decided to continue the fiction by […]
I started with the shoes, as usual. Without looking at the paper, I moved my pen in concert with my eye: up one leg, a left at the trouser cuff, up some more, a twist and down the crossed leg to the other shoe. Everything was fine until the relaxed man suddenly hunched over and […]
I was witness to a backgammon tournament of sorts.
This sketch was done quickly, without looking at the page. I thought that this lady would get up at any moment. I’m told that the proper parlance for pocketbook (or ‘pocabook’, a term I remember from youth) is purse. Pardon my anachronism .
This is an exercise in blind drawing. I began on the left, and drew the first profile. The middle person, facing away from me, was easy to draw. I took a risk with the third profile, attempting to portray the mouth and chin (unlike the first figure). Each of the three portraits has a different […]
I don’t think there were broken bones, she was just resting.
Since the result of my blind drawing is a bit cartoonish, I added more realistic thumbnail portraits.
Even though I drew this group without looking at the paper, the resulting figures lined up nicely on the page.
Therapists are very caring people.