Two Spaces

I was struck by the difference between waiting room space and the promise of a capacious inner office, in the waiting area. The sanctum was partially visible through an open half-window, only revealing hints of what lie behind the door. If I were a child, I would have been terrified. From a lower vantage point, […]

Waiting for X-Ray

At first I just sketched the man in the wheelchair and the lady next to him. I don’t know if they were together. The lady had a coughing fit, so I sat on the other side of the waiting room. After drawing them, I had enough space on the paper to include the waiting room […]

Quick Waiting Room Sketch

I have mixed feelings about waiting rooms. Sure, I would like to be in and out as soon as possible, but the more efficient the office, the less time I have with my subject. I only had a few minutes with this person before I was called away.

Waiting in Dentist’s Office

To start off this month, I decided to return to color.  In the dentist’s office, I began a sketch of the two people sitting across from me. The guy on the left moved his legs before I finished. This is why he looks like he has three of them. I added dabs of watercolor to […]