I ate at a restaurant during my lunch break today. I haven’t done that in a long time. An older woman and a young boy sat in a booth close to me. I was at one of the tables that was surrounded by very high stools. This accounts for the vantage point in the sketch […]
There are all kinds of sitters in the cafe. The one below had the best posture.
All the participants were present at the coffeehouse. Nobody had to wait. Good thing.
Sometimes, pencil is the right tool for the job. The subject of the sketch below merited such a treatment. The subject’s pack, with all its details, on the other hand could have been beautifully rendered in ink. Since I am the final arbiter of my artistic implements, pencil it is. (The wavy line to the […]
The man with the strange hair comes to the cafe quite often. Below is a sketch of him reading at the next table.
During my break in the cafe, I saw someone…. who wasn’t studying! I got a glimpse of the crossword puzzle on his phone. At last, someone enjoying himself. (I suppose studying can be enjoyable on occasion.) (Note: There were no emanations from the gentleman’s phone. I just exercised my artistic license for emphasis.)
There was a lot of thinking going on during break today.
This is a partially-inked pencil sketch of an older man concentrating on a good book, and a young woman intent on her studies. The cafe is a great place for the mind. And coffee.
The man who was at the book store yesterday, though both of my breaks (see Man Reading), was back again. He was still reading in earnest.
Back to live drawing. I loved sketching this man. He was older and loved to read. I know this because he was at the same table on my second break as he was during my first break. He could have read a whole book in that time. I did several sketches of him. This one […]