I only looked at the paper after completing the first contour. I marked the starting and point of the main contour with the letter ‘A’, and the end point with ‘B’.
You may see hints of portraits in the jumble below. It arose from a number of false starts.
I’m getting better at drawing without looking.
The unembellished blind-drawn outline of a figure is much like that of a line that describes the contours of forested landscape. The outlines of the figures below were drawn without looking. I added interior details after the outlines were completed. Blind Drawing of Two Ladies at Coffee Pen and Ink Sketch 10″x8″ 111# Moleskin Journal
I was more successful drawing this piece blind (mostly). I followed the contour of the crease of the shirt on the man’s shoulder. I continued the shoulder line after placing the pen at the appropriate place, with the help of my vision. The fold of the binding separates the halves of the sketch and does […]
Sampling of cafe denizens.
There were a lot of faces and figures that interested me in this sketching session.
This is a better color experiment than yesterday’s. I also made use of the trough between the two sketchbook pages. I made it correspond with the part of the gentleman’s hair.
Some organizations spruce up their waiting rooms during the holiday season. Halloween is an under appreciated holiday in that regard.
This young lady’s hair was hanging over her face. I imagine this was very comfortable, since she seemed relaxed in her preoccupation. Waiting is better when one is relaxed.