I was sketching these people when three other people sat at the empty table pictured below. These interlopers were the subject of yesterday’s sketch. But I think I had enough time to give a sense of the atmosphere at that crowded table.
I was at the next table, but the two gentlemen were engrossed in figuring out economic elasticity (whatever that means).
Some people take their time to get comfortable.
No dearth of readers in our cafe.
Pencil sketching technique is a lot different than using pen and ink. Every wiggle of the pen must be worked in to the drawing, even if the movement is unanticipated. But false moves with a pencil are not that drastic. They can be blended with a stump or even (perish the thought) erased. Here is […]
As seen through the waiting room window:
This is a sketch of the lady sitting next to the person with the surgical mask (see yesterday’s post). I don’t know the precise term for her garb, but it reminded me of the outfits worn by nuns. I have much more control with pencil than with ink pens.
Back to the waiting room…
Grocery store workers take breaks too, and sometimes eat in the in-store cafés.
Portrait of man in number 3 ballcap. From the back.