Here is a portrait of the young woman from yesterday’s ‘action reading’ sketch. It is cartoonish, but captures her essence; at least, my interpretation of her spirit
One of the highlights of my time at work is when a group of special visitors comes into the store with a care giver. They typically range from nonverbal to conversational. I love to help them, and begin a conversation, when possible. Today, I welcomed a small group as they came in. To my, “Hello, […]
Proportions, always proportions. Leonardo DaVinci had very detailed descriptions of ratios of one body part to another. When drawing, it pays to lightly sketch in the entire form of the subject before committing to a more bold outline. The portrait below turned out to be one of a long-waisted man.
Another reader. I really liked this guy’s hat.
It was nice to see a whole family enjoying their book finds.
Waiting rooms are places where one can let the imagination loose.
Some people take their time to get comfortable.
We frequently have return visitors to the cafe. I have encountered this man before. He loves to read. I was about to draw his shirt when another customer placed her knapsack directly in my way. This visual element certainly changed the overall design of this sketch.
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.
Another 15-minute sketch. I adjusted the scope of today’s sketch to include the table in the cafe with the most readers. I tried to capture posture and gesture, once again.