My moleskin notebook unfurled was not big enough to capture a sketch of the Woman Waiting to Get a Cast and the man waiting with her. (I did capture a knee of the man in yesterday’s portrayal.) He was a character too.
As a denizen of the waiting room I am privileged to witness my fellow waiters in all manner of conditions. Some are more picturesque than others. The lady below is an example of such a subject. She wasn’t in any distress; just waiting with her husband.
The second floor was huge and sunny and nearly empty except for the centrally located check-in desk. There were hardly any people waiting, so I chose a seat near the most interesting looking person. He was a little scary looking at first, but I noticed a slight smile on his face as he manipulated his […]
Creativity may not only be a matter of brain-generated ideas but may also include awareness of unusual juxtapositions.
I thought I could do justice to the photo I took the other day (Giant Clouds Dwarfing the Landscape) with a pencil sketch. The middle ground of the sketch came out the best. I captured the contrast between the white fluffy clouds in front of the gray face of the huge cloud. The gray clouds […]
I sketched the lady below immediately after the sketch from yesterday. Somehow the odd spirit of that drawing transferred to the one below. My blind drawings of profiles seem to be better than the ones I compose while sketching normally. I started this one too low on the page and decided to continue the fiction by […]
It feels good to get back to abstraction. I have some vague notions of images I want to reveal, but no real pictures that I want to transcribe from inside my head. The watercolor below is a start.