At first glance, the subject appears to be at rest. However, his fingers are drumming on the table.
* Processing Christmas: Fifth in a series of drawings made during Christmas, revisited after Christmas. The fourth in the series may be found here. Back to normal resting state.
* Processing Christmas: Second in a series of drawings made during Christmas, revisited after Christmas. The first in the series may be found here. There was some amount of lethargy amongst those awaiting Santa. It was hard to be excited all the time.
This man, seated at a table in a cafe, seems to be very relaxed, and absorbed in his book.
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..
It is nice to sit around the pool now and then. These people were having a very nice time.
Relaxing after the family visit.
I take my breaks at the cafe in the store where I work.
Relaxing is a relative term. In some cultures, when one tires of walking, trotting is the logical way to rejuvenate one’s self. That make’s sense to me. A repetitive action can get tedious and boring and very un-relaxing. This not only holds for higher frequency activities like folding letters to stuff into envelopes, one after another, […]