This was a very quick sketch. I liked the forms created by the woman’s top. Larger planar areas are much easier to shade than crowded little areas that comprise a face.
The fulcrum of this study is the hand holding the sketch pad. The other hand, in the drawing space, is invisible. It drew the sketch that the pictured hand is holding. Surrounding the imaginary imaginary space is imaginary real space, comprised of various cross hatchings.
When one doesn’t feel well, reclining is often the answer.
The goal of waiting in line is to get an audience with the pharmacy tech to get needed pills. This pencil sketch, augmented by pen and ink depicts the goal of the people in yesterday’s drawing.
I haven’t done much sketching while standing, but it does pass the time while in line. I have to be extra careful not to attract attention to my activity, especially to the person behind me.
The man on the right caught my attention. He was dressed in a brand new, snappy, solid black coat. The rest of him was the opposite: old, wizened and gray. His gnarly hands were particularly interesting. He was in deep concentration. The other man, much younger, was also taken up with the book he was […]
Squirmy kids are really difficult to draw. However, with the right approach, it doesn’t have to be frustrating.
I don’t think this person was too relaxed. Whenever I sit in a chair without removing my pack I am very uncomfortable. However, my subject was seated long enough for me to shade this sketch by rubbing it with my finger.
Unlike some of my previous subjects, this young woman did not seem to be studying. She was very calm
I left my sketchbook at home. I’m glad they have some where I work. The paper was lighter and had a smoother surface, so I was happy I had my ink pens. The person at the table next to me was all over the place. I knew that a stick-figure skeleton would work as the […]