I chose a new parking space today. A new view:
Sometimes one must be secretive whilst drawing. Concentration on a subject’s features must be tempered by the chance he or she will look up and catch you in the act.
Waiting for the doc.
In the waiting room again today. More opportunity to practice with pen and ink. It is liberating in a way, even though each stroke is indelible.
I had another opportunity for a lunch break at work. I ate in the car. Here is my lunchtime sketch.
I’m spending more time at work these days. Getting some sketching practice in. The plastic sandwich bag is on top of the paper lunch bag. It was hard to get the bright highlights that distinguish the shiny plastic from the matte paper.
I didn’t make any new year’s resolutions for 2018. So far this year I’ve been doing a little of this, a little of that, art-wise. Today I revisited my pen and ink days to sketch ‘Jonathan’, the backpack my daughter gave me. It is a really nice, fabric pack.
The decline continues. Kidneys still work, dehydration is under way. Our niece was diagnosed with cancer only 7 months ago. Now, the hospice nurse says one or two days are all she has left. Although she’s not comatose, she is less and less responsive. Our job is to regularly administer pain and anti anxiety meds […]
Today, it was a struggle to find a subject to draw or paint. I had a dentist’s appointment and was in no mood. However, when I finally sat down at the desk where I paint, I noticed the sketch of my wife, I did last night. I got out the big paper and decided to […]
I came up with a sketch for the three weapons we are using to combat lung cancer. It is a schematic and, as such, clearly indicates each agent and its route of administration. My watercolor is a transcription of the sketch, with little modification. The three modes include whole brain radiation; a pill that works on […]