The subject of this portrait is the same man that I had to use shading to correct. I made certain that I accurately portrayed the proximity of the man’s nose to the table. I think this person may have been reading, but I didn’t see any book on the table. I don’t know what he […]
The posture of this young girl makes for a wonderful sketch composition.
I like this one as is: ambiguous, with no internal face parts. The man’s posture is relaxed. However he could be impatiently looking at his watch, waiting for someone.
There were a lot of faces and figures that interested me in this sketching session.
He didn’t have a pained expression. Maybe I’m projecting, but I just thought this man looked very uncomfortable.
What attracts me about certain subjects is posture and gesture. Gesture typically involves a person’s limbs. This person’s pose transmits a feeling of relaxation, even though he is asymmetrical..
There is a hint of stress in this young man’s posture. His hunched posture certainly conveys this impression. However, he left hand shows more than a suggestion of the jitters.
In all fairness, the young lady in question was rather far away when I sketched her. So the difficulty of her face was my issue. At such a distance it was tough to pencil in the barely discernible shapes that made up her face. I like the rest of the drawing, which captures the subject’s […]
Only part of me was in shade when I drew this little scene. I had to cover my sketching hand with a napkin to avoid getting sun burned. We were lucky to have an umbrella. Some of the tables didn’t have them. I enjoyed sketching the figures at the remote tables. The trick to drawing […]
I love the dynamic between these two people. The man has something to say and the woman is listening. One can see this by each person’s posture: the man leans forward and the woman leans back. Her legs seem to be crossed, even though only one leg is showing.